Faculty Position in Human Rights – Senior Level

The University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs invites applications for a senior level (associate or full professor) faculty position in Human Rights, with a preference for scholars whose work focuses on international human rights law, broadly defined to include international humanitarian law and international criminal law relating to human rights. Human rights scholars from a variety of disciplines – law, political science, sociology, and others – will be considered. Applicants should have an interest in interdisciplinary cooperation. Ph.D., J.D., or equivalent degree required at the time of hire. The successful hire will be based in the Keough School of Global Affairs. Joint or concurrent appointments in the appropriate departments are possible.

This position is part of the founding of the first new school at Notre Dame in nearly a century. Oriented toward research, teaching, and service dedicated to the advancement of integral human development, the Keough School promotes interdisciplinary research on critical issues in global affairs, offers a master’s degree, and supports undergraduate and doctoral programs. We are seeking scholars interested in playing a leading role in shaping the initial trajectory of the Keough School and establishing it as a significant new initiative in global affairs.


Application materials should be submitted through the Interfolio/Notre Dame online application system: https://apply.interfolio.com/39997
Candidates for this senior position are asked to submit a letter of interest and a CV.

Review of applications will begin February 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

Nominations and inquiries may be sent via email to:
Prof. Jennifer Mason McAward
Chair, Human Rights Search Committee
Keough School of Global Affairs
University of Notre Dame