Majority World Initiative Fellow

Dear Listers,

The Yale ISP is hiring a fellow for its new Majority World Initiative

The MWI Fellowship is an opportunity for a research scholar to build and
engage with a community of majority world scholars, nurturing their ideas
and finding ways to publish and amplify them. A J.D., Ph.D., or equivalent
degree is required. The ideal candidate will be familiar with social media
governance scholarship and with the challenges majority world researchers
face while thinking and writing about global online platforms. They will
also have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, will be
capable of writing persuasively. We encourage candidates from the majority
world to apply.

The duties of the MWI Fellow may include:

– Identifying thematic focus areas in consultation with the Executive
– Building relationships with majority world scholars
– Writing white papers or academic articles, and publishing blog posts
and op-eds
– Commissioning papers and blog posts from scholars, and publishing
interviews with them
– Executing the MWI project, including organizing workshops and a
conference, and working with the others involved in the project and
institution when necessary
– Supporting the Executive Director, and coordinating with the ISP staff
and Yale law school staff wherever necessary

The Fellow will receive a fellowship salary of USD 50,000-80,000 per year
depending on prior relevant work experience as well as a travel budget,
Yale University benefits, and access to Yale University resources. The
Fellow is expected to live in the New Haven area and be a part of the ISP

Application materials should include:

– A cover letter
– A 3 to 5-page statement describing the applicant’s interest and
relevant experience
– A resume or CV
– A law and/or graduate school transcript
– At least one scholarly writing sample, preferably in English
– Two to three letters of recommendation

We welcome applications immediately and will consider them beginning on
December 15, 2022 until the position is filled. We expect the fellow to
start by March 1, 2023. Questions and applications should be sent to
Ann-Marie Cooper ( Please indicate clearly that
the application is for the MWI Fellow position.

Here is the call for applications <>.


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