Brown Foundation Scholar-in-Residence

Prairie View A&M University

United States

June 14, 2021


Job Title

Brown Foundation Scholar-in-Residence


Prairie View A&M University


College Of Arts & Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Prairie View, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Brailsford College of Arts and Sciences at Prairie View A&M University invites applications for the post-doctoral position of Brown Foundation Scholar-in-Residence for the RJS Center for Race and Justice. The selected individual will be responsible for conducting research based on the scholar's existing research that fits well with the overall mission of the RJS Center for Race and Justice. The Scholar-in-Residence would also work with ongoing Center research projects that fit with their research interests. The scholar will also be expect to present their work to the campus community at the end of their residency year. The College is seeking a candidate for a 9-month appointment position.

The mission of the Ruth J. Simmons Center for Race and Justice is to address the persistent inequities caused by racism and to propose policies and practices that can help to eliminate those inequities. The Center will host scholarly symposia, house research fellows, and foster outreach programs that are aimed at understanding the complex interplay between racial discrimination and differentiation and conceptions of justice. It will be a convener and facilitator of research-based conversations that help frame national discussions about how we can eliminate racial injustice and foster greater equality in our society.


  • Conduct research on a scholarly project that leads to a public presentation at the end of the academic year.

  • Participate in administration and planning of the RJS Center for Race and Justice, including helping to plan symposiums, consulting on research projects related to scholar's interests, and engaging with Undergraduate Scholars.

  • Hold regular office hours to consult with students and related faculty on campus.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Required Education & Experience:

  • Earned Doctorate degree in a humanities, social sciences, and interdisciplinary field.

  • Evidence of scholarship, research and creative endeavors.

  • Experience teaching and mentoring students

  • Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Appropriate research methodologies for their field(s).

  • Ability to communicate and collaborate well with others.

  • Above par writing and analytical skills.

  • Job Posting Close Date:

  • 06/14/2021
  • Required Attachments:

    Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

  • Application Submission Guidelines:

    All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

    The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

    Background Check Requirements:

    All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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