The mission of the BU Center for Antiracist Research is to convene varied researchers and practitioners to figure out novel and practical ways to understand, explain, and solve seemingly intractable problems of racial inequity and injustice. We foster exhaustive racial research, research-based policy innovation, data-driven educational and advocacy campaigns, and narrative-change initiatives. We are working toward building an antiracist society that ensures equity and justice for all.
This role reports to the Director of the new Center for Antiracist Research, coordinates and executes all the Directors scholarly research projects and activities, including:
Book and essay projects.
Engages in historical and empirical research on racism, antiracism, and African American Studies and other subject matters for the Director.
Hires and manages student research assistants who engage in research for the Director.
Corresponds with relevant researchers and contributors to the Directors research projects.
Builds and manages archives based on the Directors research projects.
Drafts memos and outlines based on research findings.
Masters or doctoral degree required or extensive experience in conducting historical research on racism, antiracism, and African American Studies. Some work experience required.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 0517
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