ISHR at Columbia University is seeking human rights course instructors

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University is looking for qualified human rights instructors to teach the following courses during the 2020-2021 academic year, with the possibility of continued teaching in subsequent semesters. 

  • Gender-Based Violence and Human Rights - 4000-level -  Fall 2020
  • Technology and Human Rights  - 4000-level -  Fall 2020 or Spring 2021
  • Disability and Rights - 4000-level - Fall 2020 or Spring 2021
  • Climate Change and Human Rights - 4000-level -  Fall 2020 or Spring 2021
These new seminar courses would be offered at the 4000-level for advanced undergraduate and graduate students. Enrollment priority will be given to students in one of ISHR’s human rights degree programs, but will also be open to students from other departments and schools if space is available. 
Applicants should send the following, as a single document, with the course title in the subject heading to Applications received by April 15th will be given priority.
  • Letter of interest
  • CV
  • Teaching statement
  • Sample course outline (this need not be a complete syllabus, but should give a general sense of how you would approach the course) 
  • Course evaluations (if available)
We look forward to receiving your application!
General Call - Human Rights Research Methods Seminar
ISHR is also hoping to identify potential instructors who would be interested in teaching either an undergraduate or graduate-level human rights research methods seminar. To express interest, please send a CV, teaching statement, and course evaluations to with the subject “Human Rights Research Methods Instruction.”