Human Rights Program Seeks New Executive Director

The University of Minnesota's Human Rights Program seeks a collaborative and visionary leader and teacher, grounded in human rights experience to be its Executive Director. 

Based in a major metropolitan center area that is home to worldwide leaders in human rights work, including the Center for Victims of Torture, The Advocates for Human Rights, and Alight, the University of Minnesota is home to a rich community of human rights faculty, students, centers and programs.

Since 2001, the Human Rights Program has served as the University's energetic hub for creative and interdisciplinary research, teaching, and outreach in the field of human rights.

The Program's three-fold mission is to:

  1. advance human rights scholarship through support for research and publications;
  2. educate the next generation of human rights scholars and professionals; and
  3. engage with serious human right issues through timely projects, public programs and internships places it at the forefront of educating emerging human rights leaders.

The Executive Director (ED) will support and enhance the academic, professional, and community mission of the Human Rights Program, working collaboratively in a multi- and interdisciplinary environment to build programs that advance human rights through engaged research.

For more information about this position and how to apply, please visit:

Position is open until filled.

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