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Barnard College (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Women's, Gender, and Sexuality StudiesEdit

  • The Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) at Barnard College, Columbia University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship to commence in Fall 2018. Applicants must have a PhD in hand by the start of the appointment. We seek an interdisciplinary scholar of gender and/or sexuality studies with a specialization in some combination of the following fields: race and ethnicity, non-Western and/or indigenous studies, cultural or social history, critical theory, media and visual culture, science and technology studies, studies of social activism. Significant teaching experience and record of publications preferred.
  • Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. We especially encourage applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ people, and individuals from other underrepresented groups.
  • Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, current CV, a writing sample (journal article or dissertation chapter), a teaching statement, and three letters of reference online at http://careers.barnard.edu/postings/3088.
  • Review of applications will begin on October 30, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
  • They received over 600 applications
  • "So you're telling me there's a chance!"
  • Did everyone get that email? I applied but haven't heard anything yet. though with 600 applicants I appreciate there might be a backlog.
  • I also didn't receive any email--what did it say exactly? I assume they haven't gone through all these apps yet.
  • I don't think there was an email-- the 600 applications comment is probably from word of mouth

Baruch College, CUNY (NY) - Women/Gender in Colonial America and/or the early American RepublicEdit

  • The Department of History at Baruch College of the City University of New York invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of Women/Gender in Colonial America and/or the early American Republic to begin August 2018.
  • Specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates whose research focuses on the history of race.
  • Teaching duties include an American history survey and upper level undergraduate electives. Active research, committee participation and service are also expected.
  • To be considered for this position, please submit your application online by clicking on "Apply Now". Candidates should provide a resume, a cover letter and three letters of reference. All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their references as described below. Please go to https://www.baruch.cuny.edu/hrref/ and enter the contact information for three (3) references. The online system will automatically send your references a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided.
  • For questions about the search, email Ana.Calero@baruch.cuny.edu and Katherine.pence@baruch.cuny.edu.
  • Review of resumes will begin on 17 August 2017 and the position will remain open until filled.

Bowdoin College (ME) - TT Asst. Professor - Global FeminismEdit

  • The Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies program at Bowdoin College announces a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in the field of global feminism broadly defined.
  • We seek a social scientist working at the intersections of gender, race, and social justice whose research is located outside of Europe and the Americas or who incorporates transnational or diasporic approaches to these regions. We especially invite applications from those who can contribute to both gender and sexuality aspects of the curriculum or who can address student interests in either social movements, law, medicine, or science in society. We expect the successful candidate to have prior interdisciplinary graduate training and teaching experience in gender, women's, and sexuality studies, although we also welcome applications from candidates in traditional disciplines in the social sciences.
  • We welcome applications from candidates committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population and those who will enrich and contribute to the College's ethnic and cultural diversity. We value a community in which students of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed. In your application materials, we ask that you address how your teaching, scholarship, and/or mentorship may support our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Bowdoin values a strong commitment to research and a promise of long-term successful scholarly engagement as well as a dedication to teaching excellence in a liberal arts environment. To support that, the College offers internal funding in support of research and teaching, opportunities for professional development, a junior sabbatical leave, and a post-tenure leave. The teaching load is two courses per semester and includes courses in the candidate's area of specialization, feminist or queer theory, and courses in our program's core curriculum. Ph.D. required at the time of appointment. We recognize that recruiting and retaining faculty may involve considerations of spouses and partners. To that end, where possible, the College will attempt to accommodate and respond creatively to the needs of partners and spouses of members of the faculty.
  • Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please visit https://careers.bowdoin.edu to submit 1) a cover letter that details your scholarly research agenda and describes your teaching experience and interests; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) evidence of teaching effectiveness; and 4) the names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation.
  • Review of applications will begin October 27, 2017.
  • assuming folks who made it to the next round were already contacted for interviews?
  • The job description said they would do some preliminary interviews at NWSA, but also that they expected to finalize a "long-short list" in December and bring candidates in January and February.  So there's a chance they're still working out that list post-NWSA.

Bucknell University (PA) - TT Asst. Professor of Women's and Gender Studies and Modernist Literature - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • Bucknell University’s Department of Women’s and Gender Studies invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning in the Fall semester of 2018.
  • We seek a women’s/gender/sexuality studies teacher-scholar with expertise in modernist literature. In addition to courses related to their particular area(s) of expertise, the successful candidate must have demonstrated ability to teach Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies and upper-level courses in areas such as history of sexuality, women’s literary history, modernism, and/or feminist theory, as well as courses that contribute to Bucknell’s general education curriculum.
  • Evidence of teaching excellence is required. The successful candidate must have an active program of scholarship and a track record of active support for diversity and inclusive, innovative pedagogy. A Ph.D. degree is required.
  • APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Applications must be submitted online via Bucknell's career site. Applicants should submit a complete dossier including a letter of application, C.V., a course syllabus for Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies and a course syllabus for one additional course, teaching evaluations or other evidence of successful teaching as available, and three letters of recommendation. Candidates should discuss their relevant experience in the areas of diversity and inclusiveness in the letter of application.
  • The committee will begin reviewing applications on September 28, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed via email to Prof. Coralynn Davis at cvdavis@bucknell.edu.

California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - Religion and Gender / Religion and Science and TechnologyEdit

  • RELIGIOUS STUDIES/WOMEN'S & GENDER STUDIES - The Philosophy and Women's & Gender Studies Departments at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, CA, seek applications for a full-time (academic year), tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin September 13, 2018. Area of Specialization (AOS): Religion and Gender; Area of Competence (AOC): Religion and Science & Technology. A doctorate (Ph.D.) in Religious Studies or closely related Liberal Arts field from an accredited institution is required and must be conferred by the time of appointment. Graduate coursework in, previous teaching experience in, and/or other demonstrated knowledge of the field of Women's & Gender Studies is preferred. Candidates must be able to show a successful record of research and teaching in the AOS and/or the AOC. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • The position will be 2/3 Religious Studies and 1/3 Women's & Gender Studies, with the tenure home in the Philosophy department. Faculty review will include consultation with Women's & Gender Studies. Any publications in area of specialization will count towards tenure and promotion, whether published in Religious Studies, Women's & Gender Studies, or other relevant and appropriate peer-reviewed journals. Teaching and service assignments will be divided between the Philosophy Department and the Women's & Gender Studies Department in agreed upon proportions. Faculty members are also expected to engage in service activities at all levels of the university and to provide academic advising to students.
  • The typical teaching load is 12 units per quarter, with correspondingly reasonable research/scholarship and service expectations and with a significant reduction in course load in the first one to two years to help establish an active program of research/scholarship/creative activity and professional development.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with an ability to engage in creative teaching methods, potential for a strong contribution to research, and commitment to excellence in service to the institution. A successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to teach current courses in the curriculum, such as RELS/WGS 370: Religion, Gender, and Society, RELS 376: Religion, Science and Technology, RELS 378: Religion and Contemporary Values, and/or WGS 201: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies in the U.S., as well as offer other courses in Religious Studies or Women's & Gender Studies curricula. Specific assignments will depend on departmental needs. Preference is also given to candidates that demonstrate the ability to support other minors in the college, such as the Asian Studies Minor or the Gender, Race, Culture, Science and Technology Minor, and to participate in new curriculum development.
  • HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants should complete the required online faculty application at http://WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG and submit to Requisition #104597. Please attach to your online application the following required materials: (1) a cover letter that describes teaching and research interests, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness, (4) sample of scholarship, (5) diversity statement, and (6) copy of transcripts. Applicants must also be prepared to provide names and email addresses for three referees when completing the online application. Cal Poly will directly solicit letters from the individuals listed by applicants. Official, sealed transcripts will be required prior to appointment. This position is open until filled.
  • Review begin date: November 1, 2017. For full consideration, please apply and submit all requested materials by the review begin date.

California State University-Fullerton (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - Queer Studies - CAMPUS VISIT STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Women and Gender Studies at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Queer Studies with appointment to begin Fall 2018. CSUF values and is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research, and/or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.
  • Women & Gender Studies at CSUF is seeking a Queer Studies scholar with a background in Cultural Studies. Our new colleague will be a scholar/teacher who combines Queer History with an emphasis in local queer history and culture in the Southern California region. Our new colleague must be able to teach WGST 100, Introduction to Gender in the Humanities as well as the main classes for the Queer Studies minor, including WGST 360: Politics of Sexuality, WGST 105: Introduction to Queer Studies, WGST 420: Queer Theory, and WGST 350: Research Methods, as well as other General Education and Upper Division classes in the Women & Gender Studies major and minor.
  • Main responsibilities of this position are to develop and teach introductory and core Queer Studies and Women and Gender Studies courses. Department faculty members are also expected to develop courses in their areas of specialization. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to and participate in the life and development of the department, advise students, serve on academic committees, and participate in the broader disciplinary community.
  • Qualifications: Ph.D. in Cultural Studies with an emphasis in Queer Local History or a related field. ABD’s may apply, but must show evidence that the degree will be completed by the appointment date. A background and research specialization in Women and Gender Studies. A strong record of scholarly accomplishments appropriate to the level of appointment. Ability to balance excellent teaching, scholarship, and service. Experience in working collaboratively with colleagues and community. Demonstrated commitment to and excellence in undergraduate teaching of a very diverse, often first-generation, student population. Experience teaching Queer Studies and Women and Gender Studies courses. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
  • A complete on-line application/resume must be received by electronic submission in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment to view all job listings and select 9828BR to begin the application process.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received by September 15, 2017 will be given full consideration. Position is open until filled.
  • I'm a queer/trans cultural studies person who would be qualified for this job if the research field was wider. Is this position open to a broader range of applications? The early submit date and the specificity make it seem like it's written for a particular applicant. I'm hoping someone connected to the search committee can comment here.
  • campus visit stage [posted 11/7]
  • There is an internal candidate. It's one of their adjuncts.

California State University, Long Beach (CA) - TT Assistant Professor in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • EFFECTIVE DATE: August 20, 2018 (Fall Semester)
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in humanities or social science with expertise in the fluid and contingent nature of gender and sexuality. Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2018. Demonstrated effectiveness for teaching and research in Trans Studies, broadly defined. This can include a trans methodology which articulates how transgender, transnationalism, and/or other possible critical iterations of “trans” integrates analysis across established categories of gender, nation, race, and sexuality and highlights relationships among these categories. Demonstrated record of excellence in the following areas: teaching interdisciplinary gender and sexuality studies; research and publishing in fields relevant to trans studies; capacity for student mentorship; aptitude for service at all levels of the university. Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population. An interest in innovative directions and scholarship in Trans Studies.
  • DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Expertise in trans studies including but not limited to trans*/transgender studies, feminist transnationalism, trans feminism, gender variant theories, and transmigration. Ability to design new courses in field of expertise and contribute to the development of the Department with current and cutting-edge scholarship. Demonstrated success teaching lower and upper division courses. Demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse body of students. Evidence of academic service.
  • DUTIES: Teach foundation and upper-division courses including: Gender, Race Sex and the Body; Race, Sex and Societies; Queering Gender; Feminist and Queer Arts and Cultures; Feminism and Globalization. Publish research areas of specialization. Develop new courses in are of specialization. Mentor students. Participate in service to the department, college, and university. 
  • All required documentation shall be submitted electronically through: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9410
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin October 15, 2017. Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)
  • Skype interview request (11/8)
  • 2 Skype interviews took place (11/15)
  • There is an internal candidate for this position. (10/22/17)
  • Job ad reposted on the Chronicle of Higher Ed (11/16/17): Do we know why this was posted on 11/16? Is there any point in applying if I missed the first deadline? It sounds like they are already interviewing people, I'm just confused as to why they would post the ad again. <--- Since the ad hasn't substiantially changed (no new deadline for example) and interviews have started, it's highly possible that the posting is just an HR system glitch or some other kind of accidental thing. This definitely happens sometimes [posted 11/19]

California State University-Northridge (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - Feminist Legal StudiesEdit

  • The Department of Gender and Women’s Studies at California State University Northridge is hiring a tenure-track Assistant Professor who has demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and research in Feminist Legal Studies or criminal justice law, broadly defined, which can include specializations in international law, global conflict, immigration, indigenous studies or refugee studies.
  • We invite a focus on any of the following geographical areas: Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle-East and/or the United States. The successful candidate would articulate an intersectional, feminist postcolonial or decolonial theoretical-methodological approach.
  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. by August 21, 2018. Experience teaching courses in Gender and Women’s Studies or related discipline is required.
  • Applicants must demonstrate commitment and ability to effectively teach, work and mentor a highly diverse student population. Evidence of teaching effectiveness is also required. The successful candidate must demonstrate a viable research agenda and the potential for publication. Evidence of degree(s) required at time of hire. At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.
  • Responsibilities: The University seeks individuals who contribute to their chosen discipline through scholarly activity and share the University's commitment to teacher preparation and general education. All faculty are expected to serve on departmental and/or university committees and to advise students. The standard teaching load is 12 units (typically four courses) per semester, though reassigned time for research and curriculum development is available on a competitive basis. A willingness to teach evening classes is essential. The successful candidate will teach a variety of courses, and can expect to teach General Education courses at the baccalaureate level, and undergraduate courses in their field. Publication is required for tenure.
  • Located in the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles, CSUN is a Learning Centered University. The student population is very diverse. Many students enter the university as the first generation to attend college in their families; hence, the student population is also diverse in the degrees of academic preparedness. The successful candidate will join faculty and staff in a commitment to active learning, to the assessment of learning outcomes, and to multiple pathways that encourage and enable students to complete their degree.
  • For more information about the University, check visit website at: http://www.csun.edu
  • How to Apply: Applicants must submit: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, sample syllabi and three current letters of recommendation through the Interfolio application link below. The letter of application should include a brief statement of the candidate's teaching philosophy. Selected applicants will be interviewed by telephone and/or videoconference. Finalists for the position will be invited to campus for final interviews. In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses, and certificates. See the full position announcement https://www.csun.edu/humanities/gender-womens-studies/employment
  • CSUN is using Interfolio's ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge to: http://apply.interfolio.com/46714
  • Application Deadline: Screening of applications will begin November 31, 2017. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Carleton College (MN) - TT Assistant Professor in LGTBQ Studies - Women's & Gender Studies and Cinema & Media Studies - CAMPUS VISIT STAGEEdit

  • The Women’s and Gender Studies program (WGST) and Cinema and Media Studies department (CAMS) at Carleton College invites applications for a joint tenure-track position in LGBTQ Studies, starting September 1, 2018. The teaching load is five courses over three ten-week terms—three courses in WGST and two courses in CAMS. We are particularly interested in applicants who will strengthen the departments’ commitments to students from underrepresented groups.
  • To apply, please visit the Carleton College web site at jobs.carleton.edu to complete the online application by submitting a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, two sample syllabi, and contact information for three letters of recommendation by October 1, 2017.  In your letter of application, please describe your preparation for teaching WGST 112 Introduction to LGBTQ Studies as well as additional courses in WGST and CAMS you would like to propose, and your experience advising undergraduate students developing advanced research or analysis papers and projects.
  • Link to Ad: https://jobs.carleton.edu/postings/3202

College of Wooster (OH) - TT Assistant Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies - NWSA / SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) Program invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of WGSS to begin in August 2018. We seek a candidate with strong general background in Women's/Gender/Sexuality/ Queer/Feminist Studies (WGSQFS) and a specialty area in transnational feminisms, women of color feminisms, and/or LGBTQ Studies. The teaching load is 5.5, which includes advising senior Independent Study thesis projects and teaching Introduction to WGSS, an interdisciplinary course in feminist methodologies, a Senior Seminar Feminist Pedagogy in Action, upper-level courses in transnational feminisms, LGBTQ Studies, and/or Histories of Feminist Thought, and the college-wide First Year Seminar.
  • A Ph.D. in an interdisciplinary field focused on WGSQFS is preferred, although applicants who hold a degree in another field with a graduate certificate or significant interdisciplinary training in WGSQFS are welcome to apply. Prior teaching experience is desirable and applicants should provide evidence of their ability to teach introductory and upper-level courses. The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (20% domestic students of color and 11% international students); applicants should have experience with diverse student populations.
  • Applicants should submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; copies of unofficial graduate transcripts; evidence of strong teaching (including teaching philosophy, syllabi and student evaluations, if applicable) and research (including research statement and writing sample of 25 pages or less); diversity statement; and three reference letters through Interfolio. The diversity statement should detail how the applicant has engaged and/or expects to engage with issues of diversity in the classroom and the curriculum, as well as on campus and in the broader community.
  • If you have questions regarding Interfolio, please contact Santha Schuch, Administrative Coordinator, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program, at sschuch@wooster.edu. Questions about the position should be directed to Ahmet Atay, Chair of WGSS, at aatay@wooster.edu.
  • Review of applications will begin on October 15 and close on November 1, 2017.
  • 11/7 NWSA or Skype interview requested
  • It seems they were very fast. Are they still sending interview requests ?

Cornell University (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Africana Studies and Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Africana Studies & Research Center (ASRC) and Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program (FGSS) at Cornell University invite applicants for a joint tenure-track position for scholars working at the intersection of gender, race, and environmental studies at the rank of assistant professor. We seek a candidate whose research and teaching focuses on some configuration of the following areas of inquiry: cultural geography, social and political theory, environmental inequality, eco-feminism and queer ecologies, biotechnology, bioethics, environmental sustainability (broadly and creatively defined) and/or histories of science.
  • We are seeking interdisciplinary scholars whose work highlights methodologies and themes associated with environmental humanities with a focus on race, gender, sexuality and/or inequality as categories of analysis in the African diaspora.
  • The position is open to all humanities and qualitative social science disciplines. The Department and Program will work closely together to ensure that the 2/2 teaching load and committee, administrative and service responsibilities will be shared between ASRC and FGSS, with the successful candidate teaching foundational, undergraduate and graduate courses. The tenure home will be in ASRC. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the core mission and institutional developments of both ASRC & FGSS.
  • Candidates should submit a cover letter, a statement of current and future research plans, a statement about teaching experience and philosophy, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample of no more than 30 pages, and three letters of reference.
  • Developed as part of the provost’s task force on Arts and Humanities at Cornell and co-sponsored by the Critical Inquiry into Values, Imagination, and Culture committee, this position will be positioned as part of a new initiative in “Humanities, Art, & Public Life.” The department specifically seeks a creative scholar with the potential for developing new directions in humanities teaching and research and is interested in joining an interdisciplinary group of scholars to be hired over the next five years across the university, as well as already existing programs such as the Society for the Humanities, the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, and the Center for Inequality Studies.
  • For more information about the position, please contact Kevin Gaines, Chair of Africana Studies and Research Center at kkg37@cornell.edu or Durba Ghosh, Director of the Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies program at dg256@cornell.edu. For academic jobs online and other technical assistance, please contact Treva Levine, Africana Studies at tlv4@cornell.edu or Trisica Munroe, Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies at tdm68@cornell.edu
  • The deadline for applications is November 1, 2017 and should be submitted through academicjobsonline.

Dartmouth College (NH) - TT Asst. Professor - Transnational FeminismEdit

  • The Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Dartmouth College invites applications for a new full-time Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position in transnational feminism, to begin as early as July 1, 2018.
  • The specific area of specialization within the field of transnational feminism is open, but preference will be given to candidates whose transnational work and perspective concentrate on the Asias in the comparative sense. We furthermore understand "transnational” not only in a geographic way, but also in terms of flows and intersections across established boundaries and bodies of knowledge.
  • The successful applicant will be a scholar with strong theoretical expertise and interdisciplinary training and will show extraordinary promise in both the areas of scholarly publications and teaching excellence. Qualifications include a Ph.D., although candidates who are ABD and in their final year of a Ph.D. program will also be considered. Applicants should be prepared to teach introductory-level and survey courses in the core Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies curriculum as well as courses in the field of transnational feminism, including courses that help support the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Foreign Study Program in Hyderabad, India. Normal department service is required.
  • Dartmouth College is an outstanding research institution of 4300 undergraduates. The Program in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Dartmouth College, historically the first of its kind among the formerly all-male institutions in the Ivy League, is highly interdisciplinary and teaches approximately 600 students per year. Dartmouth College has an even distribution of male and female students; approximately one-third of the undergraduate students are members of minority groups. We are especially interested in applicants with a record of successful teaching and mentoring of students from all backgrounds (including first-generation college students, low-income students, racial and ethnic minorities, women, LGBTQ, etc.). Dartmouth College provides very generous research support for faculty, a flexible teaching calendar (4 courses per year distributed on the quarter system), and numerous college-wide forums for interdisciplinary conversations.
  • Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged; all applicants are also encouraged to state in their cover letter how they will enhance the diversity of offerings and educational experiences in the WGSS program and how they might contribute to Dartmouth’s undergraduate diversity initiatives in research, such as the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship.
  • Candidates should submit via Interfolio a cover letter, CV, writing sample, research statement, teaching portfolio, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

DePauw University (IN) - TT Position - Post-1945 U.S. History and Women, Gender and SexualityEdit

  • The Department of History at DePauw University invites applications for a tenure-track position in United States History since 1945, with preferred specializations in Women's History, Gender History, and/or History of Sexuality. Appointment to begin August 2018.
  • The position supports the teaching of 19th century and 20th century U.S. surveys as well as Introduction to Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. The University's liberal arts curriculum fosters the development of innovative topical courses and more specialized survey courses and the successful candidate will enhance the History curriculum and make contributions to the Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies program. Committed to inclusive excellence, the department particularly seeks a colleague who will promote a dynamic classroom environment valuing the contribution of multiple perspectives.
  • PhD preferred, ABD considered. Prior teaching, post-doctoral, or other related experience desired.
  • Candidates should submit the following materials through Interfolio https://apply.interfolio.com/44473 : letter of application, teaching statement addressing inclusive pedagogy and markers of student success, statement of research agenda, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation, and transcripts. Application materials should demonstrate a commitment to fostering engagements with a diversity of ideas and experiences, in the classroom and at the University.
  • Review of applications will begin November 13, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed at the American Historical Association Conference in January 2018.

Duke University (NC) - TT Asst. Professor - Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies - Black Feminism and/or Feminist Studies of RaceEdit

  • The Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies Program at Duke University seeks applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank in Black Feminism and/or Feminist Studies of Race to begin in August 2018.
  • We are open to a variety of disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and methodological approaches that explore the relationships among gender, sexuality, and race. Teaching feminist theories on both graduate and undergraduate levels is expected. The department strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minorities.
  • The appointment is 100% within the Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies Program.
  • Please include in your application a letter of application, a CV, a writing sample, and three letters of reference. Submit applications electronically through AcademicJobsOnline.org to Priscilla Wald, Director, Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies.
  • Applications received by October 31, 2017 will be guaranteed full consideration.

Fordham University (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Gender/Sexuality in Modern Britain and/or British EmpireEdit

  • Fordham University seeks a historian for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in 19th and/or 20th century British or British Imperial history with a specialization in gender and/or sexuality. Applications with colonial, transnational and Irish perspectives/approaches are encouraged.
  • Questions should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Prof. Silvana Patriarca, at patriarca@fordham.edu.
  • Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from all backgrounds. Fordham is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Applications should include a CV, three recommendations and a writing sample, and should be submitted to Interfolio (ID: 27665) by 1 December 2017.

Eastern Washington University (WA) - TT Assistant or Associate Professor - Program Director of the Women's and Gender Studies ProgramEdit

The College of Social Sciences at Eastern Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, which will include duties as the Program Director of the Women's and Gender Studies Program, to begin September 2018.

We seek a teacher/scholar/director with a Ph.D. in Women's and Gender Studies or in a related discipline, preferably in the Humanities or Social Sciences. Candidates must demonstrate thorough knowledge in the following areas: diversity of feminist theories and histories, intersectionality, and sex, gender, and sexualities. Ideal areas of expertise include: critical race theory, transnational feminism, transgender and sexuality studies, and feminist histories.

The successful candidate will demonstrate experience with program administration, teaching introductory and upper-level courses in Women's Gender Studies, and a strong record in research and university service. Knowledge of navigating academic systems, a collaborative approach to campus leadership, and commitment to networking among colleagues across campus are central to the role of this director/faculty position.

The responsibilities of a successful candidate will include: Teach three to four courses per year on the quarter system (18 credits approximately), such as Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, Feminist Theories, Feminist Methodologies, Senior Capstone, and other courses relevant to their academic training. Serve as director of a vibrant, growing, autonomous Women's and Gender Studies program with a major and minor in Women's and Gender Studies, an undergraduate Gender Studies Certificate, a graduate certificate in Gender and Sexuality Studies, as well as the Women's and Gender Education Center. Course release for director duties is 50%, and director receives one month of summer pay for administrative responsibilities in the summer quarter. Recruit and retain majors, minors, and certificate students as well as increase overall course enrollments, develop curriculum for in-person and online courses, and lead program assessment. Maintain an active research program and participate in service activities. Collaborate with manager of Women's and Gender Education Center on joint projects and programs, including fundraising and grant-writing. Advise and mentor students, which may include supervision of student research and internships.

The Women's and Gender Studies Program and Women's and Gender Education Center are seeking a director/faculty member with a strong commitment to students, collegiality, quality teaching, program development, and advising, as well as scholarly potential. The new director/faculty member will be welcomed into an academic community dedicated to all forms of diversity and inclusion, community engagement, and social justice.

  • Apply at: https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu/postings/2407
  • Applications will be accepted at least through 1/15/17; to be assured full consideration, your application must be complete and submitted by that date. All materials will be held in strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified.

Gustavus Adolphus College (MN) - TT Asst. Professor - 20th/21st C. French/Francophone Culture and Transnational/Global FeminismEdit

  • Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor (or Associate with appropriate qualifications) with dual appointment to the Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department (MLC) and Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies Program (GWS) to begin September 1, 2018.
  • Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. The successful candidate will have both 20th/21st Century French and Francophone culture and transnational/global feminism among their specializations and competencies. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching and at least three years of experience in undergraduate teaching and advising at all levels in both French and gender studies. In order to be considered for appointment to the Associate Professor level, candidates must demonstrate an emerging pattern of professional activities (e.g., publications, presentations, involvement in professional organizations).
  • Preferred Qualifications: Ability to support teaching needs in Francophone women writers, women and the holocaust, and/or women and genocide is desirable. We prefer candidates with administrative experience, experience leading student organizations, and experience in curricular design in both areas of specialty. We are interested in applicants who will complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse cultural groups, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department/program.
  • Major/Essential Functions: The successful candidate will teach six courses per year split between MLC and GWS. Primary teaching responsibilities in MLC will include teaching beginning, intermediate, and advanced French language and culture courses as well as upper-level French and Francophone literature and culture courses; in GWS, courses on women writers, and the introductory and capstone courses. Contributions to the College's general education program are also expected. Gustavus faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.
  • Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as separate PDFs to dechery@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application; curriculum vitae; statements of teaching philosophy and research interests; transcripts (scanned copies acceptable); and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references. The cover letter should be addressed to: Laurent Dechery, Search Chair, Gustavus Adolphus College, 800 W College Ave, Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498
  • Application information is also available at https://gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, visit the College's website at https://gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Laurent Dechery at dechery@gustavus.edu.
  • Review of applications will begin on September 20, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

Illinois State University (IL) - TT Assistant Professor of Sociology/Anthropology and Women’s/Gender StudiesEdit

  • The Women’s and Gender Studies Program and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Illinois State University seek a sociologist or anthropologist for a 9-month, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. Appointment begins on August 16, 2018.
  • Research and teaching expertise in sociological or anthropological perspectives on women, gender, and sexuality issues required. We have a strong need for someone to teach the core sequence of classes in the Queer Studies Concentration for the Women’s and Gender Studies Program. A conferred PhD in Anthropology, Sociology, or closely related field and significant coursework in women’s and gender studies by appointment start date. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position.
  • This position is security sensitive and subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy. Employment is contingent upon the candidate’s passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation.
  • To assure full consideration, please complete the online faculty application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three academic references, examples of scholarly work, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to posting number 0709925 at http://www.jobs.ilstu.edu by January 5, 2018. Application review will begin after the deadline and continue until the position is filled. We expect to conduct phone and on-campus interviews starting in early February. Please direct questions to Dr. Alison Bailey, WGS Program director.

John Jay College, CUNY (NY) - TT Assistant or Associate Professor - Gender StudiesEdit

  • The Gender Studies Program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York (CUNY) invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant or Associate Professor with a record of transdisciplinary or cross-disciplinary research and teaching in the social sciences, beginning Fall 2018. The Gender Studies Program has offered courses in fulfillment of a Bachelor of Arts degree at John Jay College since 2009. Since 2016, the Program has been housed in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies. The Gender Studies Program is supported by a dedicated faculty, staff, and administration who clearly identify the intersections of gender, sexuality, and race as essential to the task of educating for justice.
  • We are seeking a scholar whose research and teaching agendas are shaped by intersectional and interdisciplinary methodologies drawn from the social sciences, feminist and queer theories, and critical race theory. Especially encouraged to apply are candidates whose research and publications center on questions of justice, activism, and political engagement. Candidates are expected to maintain an active research and publication agenda, and bring enthusiasm and demonstrated commitment to teaching at a Hispanic-Serving Institution with over 13,000 undergraduates.
  • The successful candidate will have primary teaching responsibilities in the Gender Studies Program, where required courses in the major and minor include Theoretical and Historical Foundations; Feminist and Critical Methods; Gender and Justice; and a variety of electives across the disciplines. Please note that John Jay College CUNY observes a teaching load of seven courses per academic year.
  • Additional responsibilities of the position include advising students and serving on program, department, and college committees on a rotating basis. The successful candidate will also contribute to the continued growth of the Gender Studies Program through curricular and program development and student mentoring.
  • QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Women’s or Gender Studies; or, a Ph.D. in a related social science is required. An intersectional and interdisciplinary focus on gender, sexuality, and race, is required.
  • All candidates must submit an application through CUNY First. If you are viewing the job posting on any website other than CUNYFirst, please follow the instructions below: - Go to http://www.cuny.edu and click on "Employment" - Click "Search job listings" - Search by job Opening ID number (17336) - Click on "more options to search for CUNY jobs" - Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions. Once registered or logged in, candidates should submit a complete applications incluing: A cover letter (no longer than two pages); current CV; writing/work sample and/or research statement; statement about teaching (no more than 750 words); a sample syllabus and/or eportfolio; sample teaching evaluations (optional); and three letters of recommendation.
  • Review of resumes to begin September 28, 2017. Posting closes on November 13, 2017.
  • FYI: one of the professors in Interdisciplinary Studies is a vocal proponent of Krav Maga, official self-defense system of the Israel Defense Forces. 

Johns Hopkins University (MD) - TT Asst. or Assoc. Professor - History of Gender and/or Sexuality (pref. post-1800) - AHA / SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of History at the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant- or tenured associate-rank professorship in the history of gender and/or sexuality, with an anticipated start date on or about July 1, 2018.
  • Open to scholars in any geographic or chronological field, as well as transnational historians. We are particularly interested in applicants whose work is deeply engaged with and contributes to one or more of the following: feminist, queer, gender, queer-of-color, and trans theories/studies. Special consideration will be given to scholars whose work has a post-1800 focus and is not limited to the USA.
  • Queer, trans, and other scholars of color are encouraged to apply. Ph.D. required in history or in a related field with a historical focus (such as Gender and Sexuality Studies).
  • Please submit a cover letter, CV, writing sample, research statement, and three letters of reference online via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/42953.
  • Materials will begin to be reviewed on October 1, 2017.

Kennesaw State University (GA) - TT Asst. Professor - Asian Studies and Gender and Women’s StudiesEdit

  • The Interdisciplinary Studies Department at Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a 9-month tenure track assistant professor in Asian Studies and Gender and Women’s Studies with an emphasis on popular and/ or contemporary culture, to begin August 6, 2018. Candidates will have the opportunity to develop courses in their areas of specialization in both the Asian Studies and Gender and Women’s Studies programs. Faculty members in the department teach in a variety of modalities: face-to-face, hybrid, and online. A commitment to excellence in teaching, complemented by strong scholarship and service, is expected of all faculty members in Kennesaw State University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications): A PhD in Asian Studies, Gender Studies or related field, or the foreign equivalent, is required, as well as a record of effective university teaching and demonstrated potential for research. Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered.
  • Questions About Position Opening: Heeman Kim, hkim21@kennesaw.edu
  • Candidates’ applications must include a current Curriculum Vitae, cover letter describing research and teaching interests and experience, three letters of recommendation, and unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts are due upon hire. Please include a statement of your teaching philosophy, a statement of your research/scholarship interests, a summary of teaching evaluations, and sample syllabi. Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Apply at: https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu/postings/4494
  • For full consideration, completed applications should be submitted by October 25, 2017. Skype interviews are anticipated in early November. Direct questions about this position to Search Committee Chair Dr. Heeman Kim, hkim21@kennesaw.edu.

Kennesaw State University (GA) - TT Assistant Professor of History and Interdisciplinary Studies (Women's History and Gender and Women's Studies)Edit

  • Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month tenure-track Assistant Professor of History and Interdisciplinary Studies. This position is a joint appointment in the Department of History and Philosophy and the Interdisciplinary Studies Department. Applicants should possess expertise in the study of gender and history, with an expectation of teaching Women’s History and courses in the Gender and Women’s Studies program.The ideal candidate will have an ability to teach in other interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate programs as well as general education courses. A commitment to excellence in teaching, complemented by strong scholarship and service, is expected of all faculty members in KSU’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Faculty teach courses in a variety of modalities including face-to-face, hybrid, and online.
  • Required Education, qualifications, and experience: A Ph.D. in History, Gender Studies, or related field, or the foreign equivalent, is required by time of hire, as well as a record of effective university teaching and demonstrated potential for research.Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered.
  • The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is the largest college at KSU, enrolling more than 7000 students in 30 undergraduate and graduate programs. The Department of History and Philosophy offers a B.A. in History, a B.S. in History Education, and a B.A. in Philosophy. The Interdisciplinary Studies Department offers an M.A. in American Studies, a B.A. in African and African Diaspora Studies and Asian Studies, and minors in Gender and Women’s Studies and six other areas. For more information on the two departments, see http://isd.hss.kennesaw.edu/ and http://hp.hss.kennesaw.edu/
  • For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu
  • Apply at: https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu/postings/4434
  • Applications received by October 3, 2017, will receive full consideration. Position will remain open until filled. Initial interviews will be conducted by Skype or phone in mid-October.

Lawrence University (WI) - TT Asst. Professor in Gender Studies - CAMPUS VISIT STAGEEdit

  • Lawrence University, a 1500-student select liberal arts college in northeast Wisconsin with a conservatory of music, has a new tenure line position in Gender Studies. Candidates will have a Ph.D. in Gender Studies or certificate in Gender Studies with scholarly interests in one of the following (or a related area): transnational feminism, gender and ecology, gender and violence, gender and race, gender and disabilities, or gender and neuroscience.
  • Responsibilities will include teaching Introduction to Gender Studies, Introduction to Feminist Theory and Practices, as well as other Gender Studies courses in the candidate's area(s) of expertise; supervising student projects; and occasional teaching of Freshman Studies, our first-year multidisciplinary seminar. A successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching and engagement in an active research program. Ph.D. required. We encourage applications from individuals who will help us create a more inclusive Lawrence by: (1) further diversifying the faculty and/or (2) demonstrating experience with successful diversity-related initiatives, creative activity or research and (3) showing interest in developing inclusive pedagogies to address the needs of a diverse student body.
  • To apply, go to https://lawrencecareers.silkroad.com and submit a letter of application, vita, one selected publication, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a statement addressing how you might contribute to diversity and inclusion. Three letters of recommendation should also be sent to: search_genderstudies@lawrence.edu. See https://lawrencecareers.silkroad.com/lawrenceuniversity/About_Us.html for more information about Lawrence and its surrounding community, including the New North Regional Guide, which lists resources that promote diversity in the community.
  • Applications should be received by September 15, 2017 to receive fullest consideration, but will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions may be addressed via email to the search chair, Eilene Hoft-March, at Eilene.Hoft-March@lawrence.edu. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and individuals of diverse backgrounds.
  • Skype interview requested 9/28
  • Any news after the Skype interviews?
  • Invited for Campus Visit 10/12

McGill University (CAN) - TT Assistant Professor in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

  • The Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) at McGill University in Montreal, Canada invites applications for a joint-appointed, tenure track assistant professor position in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies with an emphasis on social justice. The successful candidate will hold a position in the Institute AND a department in the Faculty of Arts that is best aligned with the candidate’s teaching and research. Applicants from the social sciences will receive particular consideration. Candidates must demonstrate outstanding research potential and publication records in these disciplines, substantial and relevant teaching experience or potential (including graduate training), and a strong commitment to interdisciplinary inquiry and the support of diverse intellectual communities. We seek candidates who value diversity and whose research, teaching, and service bear this out.
  • The hiring committee welcomes applications from qualified candidates working in critical approaches to intersectionality and social justice. We particularly welcome candidates whose work addresses any of the following areas: indigenous studies, postcolonial studies, race and/or ethnicity, disability, transgender studies, sexuality and queer research, social inequalities or social movements.
  • In addition to developing undergraduate and graduate courses in their areas of expertise in the relevant department and the Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist teaching program, the successful candidate will teach a variety of IGSF core courses, including introductory courses such as GSFS 200 Feminist and Social Justice Studies or GSFS 250 Sexual and Gender Diversity Studies, and supervise students and contribute to the intellectual life of IGSF and the university.
  • Applicants must have a PhD in hand at the time of appointment. The appointment begins 1 August 2018. Inquiries about this position can be sent to IGSFhire@mcgill.ca.
  • Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness (for example: summaries of teaching evaluations, sample course syllabi, courses as instructor or teaching assistant, etc.; three pages max) and a writing sample (20-30 pages).
  • McGill is an English language institution, but a working knowledge of French would be an asset for this position.
  • McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
  • For further information: http://www.mcgill.ca/igsf/; http://www.mcgill.ca/arts/
  • Applications received after October 1, 2017 will not be considered. All materials, including referees’ letters of recommendation, must be submitted electronically to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9349
  • Just got an email stating that "We just realized that the Canadian Citizenship field was not mandatory. It should have been and it has been changed.  You now need to indicate whether you are Canadian or enter the Visa type." So apparently-- if you don't already have permanent residency or citizen, your application is now invalid? Despite what it says in the ad above? Or am I misunderstanding? [posted 10/3]
  • I got the same e-mail and it led me to believe there was a question on the application that I had neglected to answer but I just checked and the only option next to Canadian citizen was yes (so I left it blank). I'm thinking maybe you do already have to be Canadian to apply or I'm completely missing something on the application form/from the e-mail. [posted 10/3]
  • (new poster here) I emailed to ask about the answer choices, and you can just put N/A in the visa type field if you're neither a Canadian citizen/Permanent Resident nor a current visa holder. She said that all complete applications will be considered for the position, and they simply need this data for statistical purposes. HTH!
  • ^^ Thank you so much! That's an extremely non-intuitive thing to do, and I definitely would not have guessed. I really appreciate you sharing this!
  • ^^ You're welcome! I'm glad it was helpful.
  • Received a request to list preferred home department(s) (10/26)
  • Request for additional writing sample (11/8)

Metropolitan State University of Denver (CO) - TT Assistant Professor in Gender, Women, and Sexualities StudiesEdit

  • The Gender, Women, and Sexualities (GWS) Studies Department at Metropolitan State University of Denver invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin Fall 2018. Of special interest are GWS scholars with an expertise in indigenous studies, critical race theory, and/or transnational feminisms. The successful candidate will teach a 24 hour credit load both online and face-to-face with substantial service responsibilities to the department. The courses to be taught include core courses such as Introduction to Gender, Women, and Sexualities Studies, Multicultural Study of Sexualities and Genders, Women of Color, Feminist and Queer Research methods, and upper division courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.
  • The department is housed in the Institute for Women’s Studies and Services (IWSS), a unique office on the Auraria campus. IWSS offers both academics (one major and two minors), and direct support services to students targeted by sexism and other intersecting oppressions.
  • The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups. Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Required Qualifications: Doctorate in Women’s, Feminist, or Gender Studies (or other related interdisciplinary doctoral degree) completed no later than August 17, 2018.
  • IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, http://www.msudenverjobs.com.
  • See full posting at: https://www.msudenverjobs.com/postings/10272
  • Deadline: 11/06/2017; This posting will close at midnight MST on the closing date.

New College of Florida (FL) - TT Asst Prof, Open Field - Gender Studies - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • New College of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor with scholarly expertise in gender, broadly interpreted to embrace interdisciplinary and disciplinary approaches, to begin August 2018. The successful candidate’s primary appointment will be either in their home discipline or joint with Gender Studies, as appropriate. This position is part of the first phase of a three-year College growth plan, with several cluster hires meant to support an interdisciplinary liberal arts approach.
  • We are open with respect to research and teaching interests. However, the successful candidate’s work must engage with questions of intersectionality and we encourage those with expertise in transnational feminisms, the global south, or diasporic studies to apply. We will consider a variety of methodological approaches, although quantitative expertise would especially complement our existing strengths. We are particularly interested in applicants with PhDs in gender/women’s/feminist/sexuality studies; we also welcome applications from those trained in other interdisciplinary fields, the social sciences, humanities, or natural sciences who have a graduate certificate or significant interdisciplinary training in gender studies. Receipt of the PhD is expected by the time of appointment.
  • Candidates should be prepared to teach an Introduction to Gender Studies course and additional courses in their areas of expertise. The teaching responsibility is two courses per semester plus sponsoring individual and group tutorials. In addition to classes and tutorials, faculty members provide academic advising, supervise independent study projects, sponsor senior undergraduate theses/projects, and serve on baccalaureate committees. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with faculty from across campus to develop the existing Gender Studies Program. Faculty are also expected to establish and maintain a strong program of research or creative work.
  • Applications (submitted online at http://www.ncf.edu/employment ) should include: a cover letter, CV, unofficial graduate transcript, description of teaching philosophy, brief course descriptions for Introduction to Gender Studies and one or two upper-level courses in your area of expertise (~300 words each), a research statement, and a statement regarding your contributions or approaches to supporting an inclusive culture and learning environment. Please also arrange to have three reference letters (at least one of which should speak to your teaching abilities) sent to: gendersearch@ncf.edu.
  • Situated on the Gulf Coast of Florida and Sarasota Bay, New College is a nationally recognized, selective public honors college with a 10:1 student/faculty ratio. Students are intellectually independent and highly motivated. Undergraduate research has a central role in the curriculum, and a senior thesis/project is required of all students. Students receive narrative evaluations in lieu of grades. New College is committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and research and encourages collaborative student-faculty scholarship.
  • We will begin reviewing files October 23rd, and continue until the position is filled.
  • 11/18: request for a skype interview

New York University (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Asian American or Asian Diaspora Studies (incl. Gender) - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

  • The Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Asian American or Asian Diaspora Studies.
  • We seek candidates with expertise in gender, media, and popular culture, working within a transpacific framework. The appointment will begin on September 1, 2018, pending administrative and budgetary approval. Interested candidates should hold a PhD in social science, humanities, or interdisciplinary studies.
  • Social and Cultural Analysis is an interdisciplinary department committed to developing innovative, transregional approaches in urbanism, migration, critical ethnic studies, gender and sexuality, ecology, and economic life. We seek a scholar whose research and teaching will bring new strengths to Asian/Pacific/American Studies at SCA while also complementing and enhancing the department overall.
  • Applications must include a cover letter and CV. To apply, please see the NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis website http://sca.as.nyu.edu. Instructions can be found under the homepage link “About/Employment Opportunities.”
  • Deadline: August 31, 2017.

Old Dominion College (VA) - TT Asst. Professor - Women’s Studies and RhetoricEdit

  • The Departments of English and Women’s Studies of Old Dominion University invite applications for a jointly appointed tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor.
  • The new hire will have scholarly expertise in Women’s Studies and Rhetoric. Qualified candidates will bring teaching experience and an active research program in feminist rhetorics. The ability to offer graduate courses, supervise theses/dissertations, deliver online instruction, and mentor students in both departments is required. Preference will be given to candidates who engage with intersectionality, woman of color feminisms, and/or womanist theory. Core course rotations include rhetoric, feminist theory, gender and technology, and/or film/new media production.
  • Requirements: PhD in Women’s Studies, English with a Rhetoric focus, or a closely related field, by Aug. 15, 2017; demonstration of successful college/university teaching; and evidence of active research agenda.
  • Please submit cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, statement of research goals, unofficial graduate transcripts, a writing sample and three letters of reference at: https://jobs.odu.edu/ Questions and inquiries about the position can be directed to the search committee at rhetoricatodu@gmail.com.
  • Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Oxford College of Emory University (GA) - TT Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies - CAMPUS VISIT STAGEEdit

  • Located 36 miles east of Atlanta on Emory’s original campus in Oxford, Georgia, Oxford College invites applications for a: Tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies to begin August 2018. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop Oxford College’s existing WGSS program and strengthen ties to the WGSS program on the Atlanta campus. Emory University’s WGSS is home to a leading Ph.D. program and rich undergraduate curriculum of which Oxford College is a part.
  • Teaching responsibilities include three courses in WGSS each semester at the introductory and intermediate level. Core courses in the university’s undergraduate curriculum include Introduction to WGSS, Introduction to Studies in Sexualities, and Feminist Theory. The successful candidate will also teach courses in their area of specialty, which should contribute to one or more of the following cluster areas in the WGSS curriculum: global perspectives; race, ethnicity, economics; bodies, sexualities, science, and health; culture and the arts; ethics, religion, politics and law.
  • Preferred Qualifications: PhD in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies or a closely related discipline by time of appointment, strong interests in teaching excellence at the undergraduate level, and an active research agenda, preferably in one or more of the following cluster areas: global perspectives; race, ethnicity, economics; bodies, sexualities, science, and health; culture and the arts; and ethics, religion, politics and law.
  • One of Emory University's four schools partnering in undergraduate education, Oxford College provides 950 first- and second-year students of high academic profile an intensive liberal-arts program for the first two years of their Emory bachelor’s degree. We are interested in candidates with a commitment to working with a remarkably diverse student body in an inclusive learning community. Applications from women and historically underrepresented minorities are particularly welcome.
  • For more information about Oxford College, visit http://oxford.emory.edu
  • Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable), three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (including student evaluations of teaching) via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/4388. Complete applications with cover letters submitted by October 1, 2017 will receive full consideration.
  • Did anybody receive any interview call?
  • 10/25: Nothing here
  • 10/27: Nothing here
  • 11/1: Nothing here
  • 11/8 - Has anyone heard anything yet?
  • 11/8: Skype interview request x2
  • 11/17: campus visit request

Siena College (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Literary Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality StudiesEdit

  • The English Department at Siena College is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor working at the intersection of literary studies and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies. Candidates whose research focuses on feminist and queer theory, sexual diversity and social justice, and/or race and ethnicity are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Responsibilities include a teaching load of both introductory and advanced courses: Introduction to Literature, Women in Literature, Sexuality in Literature, Poetry, Drama, and other upper-level courses in the candidate’s field. Opportunities to teach Honors seminars and to develop innovative courses will also be available. Student advisement, mentoring, and other service to the department and college will also be expected. For more information about Siena College and the English Department, please visit our website: http://www.siena.edu/english.
  • The position begins fall 2018, and a Ph.D. in English must be completed prior to 9/1/18. Successful candidates must have prior college-level teaching experience, demonstrate scholarly achievement, and exhibit a commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education. In keeping with the College Mission, preference will be given to applicants who can assist in actively promoting diversity through electives, Franciscan Concern courses, and other activities. A background screening will be required.
  • For questions or further information, please contact Stephanie White, Siena College, 515 Loudon Road, Loudonville, NY 12211, (518) 782-6784, swhite@siena.edu
  • Siena College is a co-educational, independent, liberal arts college in the Franciscan and Catholic tradition, located in a suburban area two miles north of Albany, New York’s capital city. Albany is also centrally located and roughly three hours from New York City, Boston and Montreal.
  • Please send letter of application, CV, article-length sample of scholarship, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. One of these letters must address the candidate’s teaching.
  • The application deadline is December 1, 2017. Application reviews will begin promptly thereafter.

St. Lawrence University (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Gender and Sexuality StudiesEdit

  • The Gender and Sexuality Studies Program at St. Lawrence University is seeking applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor beginning in the fall of 2018. St. Lawrence University is a small, liberal arts college in upstate New York committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and diversity. Gender and Sexuality Studies is a vibrant interdisciplinary program that is committed to cultivating critical inquiry through excellence in teaching and through collegial exchange and collaboration.
  • We are seeking candidates working in the areas of gender, sexuality, and media from a transnational perspective. Areas of teaching will include: Gender and Society; Gender, Sexuality and the Media; Transnational Feminism; Gender in the Middle East (or comparable focused, transnational topic) and Gender in a Global Perspective. Applicants must be from interdisciplinary programs with teaching experience in gender and sexuality studies. Candidates must have PhD in-hand by August 2018.
  • For more information on the Gender and Sexuality Studies program please see: http://www.stlawu.edu/gender-and-sexuality-studies.
  • Interested applicants must apply online at http://employment.stlawu.edu uploading all required materials which are defined in the "special instructions to applicant" section.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Jennifer MacGregor, Search Chair. [posted 9/12/17]
  • Any update? They said review of applications will begin immediately (i.e September). 

Syracuse University (NY) - TT Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies, spec. Feminist Indigenous Studies - CAMPUS VISIT STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Women’s & Gender Studies at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Women’s & Gender Studies, appointment to begin August 2018. We seek an interdisciplinary scholar specializing in Feminist Indigenous Studies with a strong record of research and teaching in Women’s and Gender Studies consistent with a tenure-track appointment at a research university. We are especially interested in intersectional research and teaching that takes up questions of gender, race, class, sexuality, disability, sovereignty and other important differences in conversation with transnational, diasporic, and post- and decolonial feminist and indigenous scholarship. Teaching experience on topics in Women’s and Gender Studies preferred.
  • Interdisciplinary doctoral training strongly preferred (Ph.D. in Women’s and Gender Studies, Indigenous Studies, or other related interdisciplinary field). The Department of WGS http://wgs.syr.edu/ is particularly interested in candidates with areas of specialization that enhance the Department's existing strengths, and who have the potential to strengthen the Department's ties with other departments/programs on campus, especially Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS) http://asacademics.syr.edu/NativeAmerican/requirements_NativeAmer.html . NAIS at Syracuse University is interdisciplinary, crossing several departments on campus.
  • The candidate’s work should complement the mission, goals, and strengths of the WGS Department at Syracuse University, as well as contribute to NAIS. The candidate will be expected to contribute to core curricula in WGS, as well as develop courses in their area of expertise at the undergraduate and graduate levels. WGS is distinguished by its commitment to intersectional, transnational, and interdisciplinary approaches, with an emphasis on issues of race, class, disability, sexuality, indigeneity, and ethnicity as an inherent part of our signature focus on transnational feminist analyses of gender and gender justice.
  • Candidates must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and one article-length publication or writing sample. Three letters of recommendation are required and will be requested directly from your references through our employment system when you submit your application. Syracuse University is an AA/EOE.
  • The posting can be accessed directly by candidates using this link http://www.sujobopps.com/postings/71423. Contact search chair, Robin Riley [rlriley@syr.edu] with any questions.
  • We will begin screening applications on October 15, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.
  • 11/15/17: campus visits scheduled

Temple University (PA) - History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Europe (Open Period)Edit

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of women, gender, and sexuality, with a preference for a scholar whose research focuses on Europe. Time period is open.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the History department’s undergraduate curriculum through courses in the history of women, gender, and sexuality and its graduate program’s concentration in Environments, Cities, and Cultures.
  • Additionally, the candidate is expected to teach courses in the College of Liberal Arts’ Global Studies Program, an undergraduate interdisciplinary program focusing on global economies and cultures.
  • Applications should include a cover letter; CV; and sample syllabi for a course (at any level) on women, gender, and sexuality and an introductory global studies class for undergraduates. Three letters of recommendation should be sent under separate cover. Candidates may be asked subsequently to submit research materials in the form of articles or a dissertation chapter.
  • Review of files will begin November 1, 2017. Submit materials via Interfolio at the following link: https://apply.interfolio.com/44865.

Texas Woman's University (TX) - Associate Professor/Professor and Chair-Multicultural Women's and Gender StudiesEdit

  • The Department of Multicultural Women's & Gender Studies invites applications for department chair at the rank of associate or full professor to begin summer 2018.
  • Candidates should hold a Ph.D. with at least 18 graduate credit hours in women's, gender, or sexuality studies and/or have published extensively in these or related fields. The successful candidate will currently hold a tenured position at the rank of associate or full professor, with administrative experience as department chair or program director and will be committed to working collaboratively with department faculty. 
  • The candidate will also provide leadership and management for multiple degree programs in a multidisciplinary, diverse environment. We seek a scholar with teaching and service experience in Women's & Gender Studies who will value shared governance and collaboration in all departmental activities. 
  • The Department of Multicultural Women’s & Gender Studies at TWU has developed an exciting multicultural curriculum that integrates diverse perspectives and critically applies feminist/womanist scholarship on behalf of social justice.  We offer a Ph.D. degree, a M.A. degree, a Graduate Certificate, and an undergraduate minor. Approximately 1,800 undergraduate students each year take courses in the department for university core curriculum credit. Currently there are approximately 50 students enrolled in the department's graduate programs and 70 minors. Department faculty maintain strong collaborative working relationships across the university and emphasize excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. Further information about the department is available at http://www.twu.edu/ws
  • Texas Woman's University, with over 15,000 students, occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation's largest university primarily for women. Established in 1901, TWU is a doctoral/research-intensive public university which emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education. TWU operates three campuses: Houston, Dallas, and the main campus in Denton (population 115,000), located 40 miles north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. This metroplex, the nation's fourth largest urban center, has world-class museums, orchestras, opera, ballet, theatre companies, as well as an array of professional and collegiate sports venues. Additional information about the University is available at http://www.twu.edu.
  • Texas Woman's University, an AA/EEO employer, supports diversity.  Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.  All positions at Texas Woman's University are deemed security sensitive requiring background checks.
  • TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, and names with email address and phone numbers of three references via email to Facultyjobs@twu.edu. Email header or subject line must include job title: Associate Professor/Professor and Chair, and job code number IRC12675.
  • Review of applications will begin October 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Any updates?

Trinity College (CT) - TT Asst. Professor - International Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies - CAMPUS VISIT STAGEEdit

  • The International Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Programs at Trinity College announce a joint tenure-track position at the assistant professor level for an innovative scholar of transnationalism whose work focuses on gender and sexuality, is informed by feminist and queer theory, and is rigorously interdisciplinary in its approach to the world.
  • We particularly encourage applications from candidates whose work focuses on peoples, institutions, discourses, and practices outside North America and Europe. The successful applicant will be expected to teach courses in their specialty as well as core courses in both programs, including an introductory course in gender and sexuality studies with a transnational focus and an upper level course in feminist and queer theory. INTS and WMGS are interdisciplinary programs, and we welcome applicants from any discipline.
  • Teaching load is 2/2 for the first two years (and 3/2 thereafter) with a one-semester leave every fourth year.
  • The successful candidate will be housed jointly in the International Studies Program (http://www.trincoll.edu/Academics/MajorsAndMinors/International/Pages/Overview.aspx) and the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program (http://www.trincoll.edu/Academics/MajorsAndMinors/Women/Pages/default.aspx).
  • Please submit a letter of application, CV, writing sample, a sample syllabus, and three letters of reference on the following site: https://trincoll.peopleadmin.com/postings/1363
  • Only applications received by October 16, 2017, will be given full consideration.
  • QU: What's the deal with this position vis-a-vis last year's almost identical posting?  Was the search a failed one last time? 
  • Any update?
  • nothing here (11/9)
  • Request for Skype Interview (11/8)
  • Campus Visit Scheduled (11/17)

Tufts University (MA) - TT Asst. Professor - Women's Studies and AnthropologyEdit

  • ANTHROPOLOGY and WGSS: Sociocultural Anthropology - Kathryn A. McCarthy Junior Professorship in Women's Studies. Assistant Professor (tenure-track)
  • In collaboration with the Program in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, the Department of Anthropology at Tufts University seeks a tenure-track appointment for the Kathryn A. McCarthy Junior Professorship in Women's Studies, to begin July 1st, 2018. We seek to hire a sociocultural anthropologist at the Assistant Professor level, whose work addresses gender and/or women, and uses feminist methodologies and/or analyses. The geographic area is open for this position, excluding South Asia, the Middle East, and non-indigenous U.S. The tenure line will be located in Anthropology, with the position shared with Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
  • Possible courses include Doing Feminist Research, an anthropology course focusing on a geographic region of specialization, an introductory WGSS course, and/or gateway course in the anthropology of gender and sexuality.
  • Qualifications. A PhD in Anthropology, Women's Studies, or a related field by time of appointment is required. Candidates must be actively engaged in a program of field research, with evidence of a strong record of scholarship and teaching.
  • Application Instructions. All materials must be submitted via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/44273. Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, an article- length writing sample, and arrange to have three confidential reference letters submitted directly by the authors. Questions about the position should be directed to Department Administrator Lynn Wiles at lynn.wiles@tufts.edu. For help with Interfolio, please email help@interfolio.com or call (877) 997-8807.
  • Review of applications begins October 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

University of British Columbia-Okanagan (CAN) - TT Asst. Professor - Gender and Women's Studies (Science and Technology Studies and Sexualities)Edit

  • The Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences (IKBSAS) at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Gender and Women’s Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will be held in the Community, Culture and Global Studies Department, and is expected to start on July 1, 2018.
  • We are seeking candidates with scholarly interest and expertise at the intersection of Science and Technology Studies and Sexualities. An emphasis in one or more of the following areas would be an asset: biotechnologies, including reproductive technologies; biopolitics; genetics; environmental science; science/biomedicine and sexuality. An interest in working in an interdisciplinary department consisting of Gender & Women’s Studies, Anthropology, Indigenous Studies and Human Geography is expected.
  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Gender/Women’s/Feminist Studies. A cognate field (with a focus on Gender and Women’s Studies) could be considered. They must have a strong record of research productivity; proven ability to obtain external funding; evidence of commitment to student mentoring and supervision; demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching and learning; and evidence of, or interest in, effective graduate teaching appropriate to career stage.
  • The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain a robust and internationally recognized research program that enhances existing departmental expertise in feminist cultural and social theory, femininities, transnational mobilities, heterosexualities, and mass culture; complements established and emerging research strengths within the Faculty; and is well-integrated into the campus’ areas of strategic research focus. The appointee’s teaching duties will include offering appropriate introductory and core undergraduate courses (e.g., Feminist Epistemologies; Gender, Science, and Knowledge; and Critical Sexuality Studies) and developing new courses in their own areas of expertise. Service responsibilities will be commensurate with rank and are expected to contribute to the strengthening of the Gender and Women’s Studies Program.
  • To apply for this position please visit the link - http://www.hr.ubc.ca/careers-postings/faculty.php (Job Opening ID# 26836). Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Sue Frohlick at: susan.frohlick@ubc.ca. All correspondence must indicate the competition title (Assistant Professor: Gender and Women’s Studies) in the subject line of the e-mail.
  • The deadline for applications is October 1, 2017. All appointments are subject to budgetary approval.1
  • 10/25: Any news? - Nothing here (11/07) - Still nothing (11/17)
  • Same Dept also had an Anthro position posted with the same closing date and same SCC. The Anthro wiki notes that folks knew they were shortlisted at around the month mark.

University of California-Los Angeles (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - History of Gender & SexualityEdit

  • Tenure track assistand professorship in the History of Gender and Sexuality, to begin 1 Jul. 2018
  • Specialism is open
  • All candidates should have completed their PhD, in history or related field, no later than June 30, 2018.
  • The department welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply online at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03204 to upload their information for this position. Documents should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, sample syllabi and three letters of recommendation. This position is subject to final administrative approval.
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2017.

University of Colorado Boulder (CO) - TT Asst. Professor - Women and Gender StudiesEdit

  • The Department of Women and Gender Studies (WGST) at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks an interdisciplinary scholar whose work centers on issues of race/ethnicity in the United States for a tenure-track assistant professor position.
  • We encourage applications from scholars trained in traditional disciplines as well as interdisciplinary fields such as American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Latinx/Chicanx Studies, African-American/Africana Studies, Indigenous Studies, Critical Race Studies (including Queer of Color Critique), Diasporic Studies, Immigration Studies, and Borderlands Studies.
  • A PhD, in one of the above or related fields, is required by the time of appointment. The appointment begins August 20, 2018. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda and provide service to the department, campus, and larger professional community.
  • The candidate should be prepared to develop and teach courses for our undergraduate concentration in race/ethnicity, develop and teach a graduate topics course in race/ethnicity, and teach courses in the WGST undergraduate and graduate core curriculum.
  • LINK to Apply
  • Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2017; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
  • I submitted my application almost two weeks ago. Today [11/2], I received an email request for reference letters. Did anyone else get this email today? Job ad says letters won't be requested until after review of applications, but it's not Nov. 30th yet, so I'm wondering if it was a generic HR-generated email that was late in coming. 
  • I got the same request. (x3)
  • I got the same request, and am fairly certain that it was a generic one, based on having applied for another position here in the past.

University of Florida (FL) - TT Assistant Professor in Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s StudiesEdit

  • The University of Florida College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies Research (tenure home). We seek applicants with superior promise who combine rigorous scholarship with excellence in teaching and service. Applicants should be trained in and have a research program and teaching experience that centers feminist, women’s, gender, and/or sexualities studies.
  • We are particularly interested in candidates whose research, teaching, and service takes a feminist intersectional approach to addressing disparities and/or (in)equities related to gender(s), gender identity and expression, sexualities, or women.
  • The candidate is expected to contribute enthusiastically to the interdisciplinary research, teaching, and service mission of the unit by maintaining a productive program of scholarship, pursuing external funding, supervising undergraduate and graduate students, teaching both core required courses and needed electives in the women’s studies undergraduate and graduate curricula, and engaging actively in outreach, experiential learning, and the life and success of the Center and the College.
  • The Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies Research is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ability, class, ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville community enjoy a diversity of culture, music, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activity, and social opportunities, including organizations that support the interests of people from varied backgrounds.
  • More information about the Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies Research can be found at: http://wst.ufl.edu/.
  • Minimum Requirements: Ph.D. in area of study.
  • The start date for this position is August 16, 2018. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package. Ph.D. required at the time of hiring. Questions may be directed to Dr. Alyssa Zucker, Search Committee Chair: azucker@ufl.edu.
  • Applications must be submitted on-line at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/listing/. Applications must include the following: (1) a letter of application describing the applicant’s research program and experiences and qualifications related to this position, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) a statement of teaching philosophy and effectiveness. In addition, names and email addresses for three references must be provided on the application. An email will be sent automatically to your references, requesting them to upload their letters.
  • For full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 10, 2017. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority; the position will remain open until filled.

University of Illinois at Chicago (IL) - TT Asst. Professor - Disability Studies (incl. Gender and Women’s Studies and/or Queer/Crip Studies)Edit

  • The Department of Disability and Human Development is hiring a tenure-track assistant professor beginning in the academic year 2018-2019. The applicant should teach disability studies in the humanities with an interdisciplinary approach in one or more of these areas: cultural studies, gender and women’s studies, queer/crip studies, neurodiversity, race and ethnicity, mad studies, Deaf studies, intersectional analysis. Within these interdisciplinary approaches we are looking for someone who specializes in the study of literature, media, and/or film from the point of view of US or non-US context.
  • The applicant should have, in addition to experience teaching graduate students, extensive experience in teaching undergraduates. Furthermore, the applicant should have substantial experience in course development.
  • Interested applicants should submit a description of past research and future plans, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and the names of three professional references. For more information and fullest consideration please apply online by November 15, 2017 at: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=80801

University of Illinois at Chicago (IL) - Open Rank Position - Critical Feminist Science and Technology StudiesEdit

  • Open rank, tenure-track or tenured position in Critical Feminist Science and Technology Studies, to begin 16 Aug. 2018
  • We are looking for a scholar working at a nexus of Science and Technology Studies (STS) and intersectional feminism. Topics of scholarly inquiry might include but are not limited to: postcolonial critiques of scientific epistemologies and methodologies; gender, race and biopolitics; digital feminism; posthumanist theorizations that blur the boundaries between human and machine; racialization of technological innovation especially in the context of reproductive and biometric information technologies; molecularization of human identities through biological and computational innovations; race, sexuality and gaming; and a reimagining of the so-called digital divide through critical studies of informatics
  • We seek candidates with an earned PhD in Gender and Women’s Studies, Ethnic Studies, Anthropology, Communications, Criminology or Sociology; strong promise of scholarly achievement and teaching success (at the undergraduate and graduate levels); good prospects for external research funding; and demonstrated commitment to multidisciplinary scholarship. The appointment will be interdepartmental, with 50% in Gender and Women’s Studies and 50% in Anthropology, Communication, Criminology, Law and Justice, or Sociology, depending on the candidate’s expertise.
  • Electronic applications accepted only – Interested parties should submit an on line application at https://jobs.uic.edu Click on the Job Board, then our position and submit a letter of interest, a full curriculum vitae, samples of relevant scholarly publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and names of and contact information for three references.
  • For full consideration: 1 Nov. 2017 although position is open until filled.

University of Kentucky (KY) - TT Asst. Professor in Gender and Women's Studies - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track, assistant professor who will actively contribute to the impact we are making on campus and regionally. In the past five years, the Department of Gender and Women's Studies (GWS) has quadrupled the number of undergraduate majors and minors; launched its GWS doctoral program; initiated an undergraduate Sexuality Studies Certificate open to all UK students; and created an annual Kentucky GWS conference, which this inaugural year has attracted 350 registrants from 10 colleges and universities. We in the Gender and Women's Studies Department enjoy and encourage research and teaching collaborations with other interdisciplinary networks, departments, and programs. We want to hire a scholar whose innovative engagement in the classroom, presence in campus life, and contributions to professional discourse will underscore and advance these recent developments.
  • Specifically, we are seeking a scholar committed to transnational or diasporic approach to indigenous studies, disability studies, or African American studies.
  • A PhD in Gender and Women's studies or a PhD in a related field with a graduate certificate or a concentration in feminist studies or gender and women's studies is required. Expectations for teaching entail a broad range of required core courses, including large-lecture introductory classes, in our undergraduate and graduate curriculum. Applicants must demonstrate exceptional promise as scholars and teachers, as well as a strong commitment to departmental and university service. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in hand or by August 2018 and we encourage applications from advanced assistant professors.
  • Applicants must submit the following: 1) a cover letter including a statement of research and teaching interests, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) one publication or professional paper (upload as Specific Request 1). Also provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.
  • Online App. Form: https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/161921
  • Review of applications will begin November 10, 2017 and will remain open until filled.
  • Skype requested 11/15
  • That is so fast!!! 

University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA) - TT Asst. Professor - African-American Studies and/or African Diaspora and Women, Gender, Sexuality StudiesEdit

  • The Department of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of African-American Studies and/or the African diaspora. The department welcomes scholars in a broad range of fields, with some preference for a focus on Black/critical race/trans feminisms or sexuality.
  • Duties include one required course and one elective course each semester, including a large general education introductory course; undergraduate and graduate student advising; and departmental and university-wide service. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Requirements: Successful candidate must have the Ph.D. in hand by August 2018. Scholarly credentials and some teaching experience in Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies required. Field open, but preference to candidates whose work crosses traditional academic boundaries, drawing on history, literature, sociology, political science, ethnography, geography, cultural studies, philosophy, comparative literature, or feminist science and technology studies.
  • Application Instructions: Applicants must submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, sample publications and relevant syllabi, and three letters of recommendation to: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=89766
  • Review of applications will begin October 27, 2017 and continue until position is filled.

University of Minnesota Duluth (MN) - TT Assistant Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality StudiesEdit

  • The Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) Program at the University of Minnesota Duluth invites applications for a Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies to begin Fall 2018. The WGSS's Program at UMD offers an undergraduate degree in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and two minors: Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies and LGBTQ. Our curriculum focuses on feminism, intersectionality, internationalization, and activism/civic engagement. Our program takes pride in its active collaborations with many vibrant grass-roots feminist organizations in the Duluth, MN/Superior, WI area. WGSS's faculty have the opportunity to teach courses in their area of specialty and to grow the program and strengthen its ties across campus and community.
  • Essential qualifications include a Ph.D. from an accredited university in Women's/Gender Studies or related discipline with an emphasis on Women's/Gender studies. Candidate must demonstrate evidence of effective teaching and an active research agenda.

University of Notre Dame (IN) - TT Assistant Professor in Asian and Gender Studies - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Asian Studies with focus on gender. The position will begin August 20, 2018; Ph.D. or equivalent degree required at the time of hire.
  • This position is part of the founding of the first new school at Notre Dame in nearly a century. The Keough School (http://keough.nd.edu) promotes interdisciplinary research on critical issues in global affairs, offers a master’s degree, and supports undergraduate and doctoral programs. The inaugural cohort for the two-year master’s degree will arrive in Fall 2017 and consist of 38 fully-funded students from 21 different countries.
  • The successful hire will work closely with the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies, one of the constituent institutes of the Keough School, in furthering the integration of Asia-related expertise into the activities of the School. The successful hire will also further the study of gender across campus by making appropriate contributions to the Gender Studies Program in the College of Arts & Letters, with the possibility of a concurrent appointment in the Program.
  • QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants for this position may come from any related discipline in the arts, humanities, or social sciences. In addition to an active research agenda on aspects of gender in the Asian context, they should have a firm grounding in gender theory and the ability to teach about gender both at the theoretical and methodological level, as well as in the context of specific case studies. Our preference is for scholars working on East and/or South Asia.
  • APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: All applicants are required to submit a letter of interest and a Curriculum Vitae. Junior candidates should also arrange for the submission of three letters of reference (to be submitted through Interfolio).
  • For full application instructions and position description, visit http://apptrkr.com/1050201
  • Nominations and inquiries may be sent via email to: Prof. Michel Hockx, Director, Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies, Chair, Asian and Gender Studies Search Committee, Keough School of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame. mhockx@nd.edu
  • Review of applications will begin October 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Also posted at Ethnic Studies 2017-2018
  • Request for Additonal Materials (Writing Sample) Received - Oct 11, 2017
  • Any progress after that?
  • Nope! I posted the note above about additional materials request, but then never heard anything more from them...also don't see any updates on the Asian Studies wiki section (under Ethnic Studies), so not sure what that means....?
  • Hi, I am not a job applicant for this position, but a colleague of mine has gotten a campus visit request. The request was sent out 3 weeks ago. I have no idea how many candidates are invited. [posted 11/19]

University of Oregon (OR) - TT Asst. Professor - Women, Gender and Sexuality in N. America and/or U.S.Edit

  • The Department of History at the University of Oregon invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of women, gender, and sexuality, to begin September 16, 2018.
  • We seek an excellent, innovative scholar whose research is centered on North America and/or the United States, who can also incorporate transnational or global perspectives in their teaching.
  • The successful candidate will teach an array of courses in women’s and gender history at all curricular levels, from introductory surveys to graduate seminars, and will serve as a resource for graduate students working on women and gender in a variety of geographical and chronological fields.
  • To apply for this position, please submit your materials (including a c.v., a letter describing research and teaching interests, a chapter-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation) via Academic Jobs Online. Candidates must hold the Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment.
  • Priority will be given to applications received by November 1, 2017, but the position will remain open until filled.
  • Academic Jobs Online lists the priority deadline as October 15, 2017 fyi
  • Also posted at North American History 2017-18
  • Anyone know what the dept, is like? someone posted last year about problems with the women's studies dept (or maybe the university as a whole) being willing to throw POC/Queer/junior faculty under the bus; wondering if that applies to History dept. as well.....
  • its prob worse in history, but people are trying across campus. i think most universities are willing to throw poc/jr/queer faculty under the bus. 

University of Oregon (OR) - Open Rank - Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Professor (pref. Latinx Feminisms) - CAMPUS INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Oregon is conducting an open search, with strong preference for scholars with teaching and research interests in sexuality studies, gender-based violence, and/or hemispheric Latinx feminisms. We will consider a variety of disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and methodological approaches that foreground the relationships among gender, sexualities, ethnicity/race, and class.
  • We are particularly interested in applicants trained in feminist, women’s, gender, and sexuality studies, and Latinx Studies, although we welcome applications from those trained in other fields in the humanities and social sciences that complement existing strengths among the Department’s faculty.
  • The appointments may be made at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full, and will be 100% within the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
  • The department has strengths in feminist theory; transnational, indigenous, and queer feminisms; and performance studies. We are working to strengthen and deepen the department’s commitment to intersectional feminist studies and queer theory. We have an undergraduate major and minor in WGSS, a Queer Studies minor, and a Graduate Certificate, and we are building towards a new certificate program on gender-based violence and a new doctoral program.
  • The University of Oregon is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment, and the department strongly encourages applications from scholars who are women, LGBTQ+, and/or members from underrepresented minority communities, as well as candidates who can provide senior leadership in the department. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
  • To apply for the position in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, please submit a letter of application, CV, a writing sample of no more than 10,000 words, a statement of teaching philosophy and copies of teaching evaluations, and three letters of reference to: Academic Jobs Online (http://www.academicjobsonline.org), position 9568 (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9568). If you have questions or are unable to use this online resource, please contact Josie Mulkins, Business Manager, at wgs@uoregon.edu. The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.
  • We will begin screening applicants on October 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. We plan on conducting Skype interviews as necessary, and bringing finalists to campus for interviews in November through early December 2017. Only candidates who will have completed the requirements for the PhD by July 1, 2018 will be considered.

University of Texas, Austin (TX) - TT Asst. Professor - Mexican American and ChicanX/LatinX Studies (incl. Gender, Women's, and/or Sexuality Studies)Edit

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor position specializing in the intersectionality of ChicanX, LatinX, and Mexican American Studies with Gender, Women's, and/or Sexuality Studies to begin,Fall 2018
  • The selected candidate should have a Ph.D. in hand by start of employment, demonstrate a successful publishing and research trajectory, and have a solid teaching record or a teaching philosophy that helps to ensure student success. This candidate will be expected to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses, hold an active research agenda, publish actively, direct dissertations, MA reports, and honors theses, attract external funding, and exhibit a commitment to service to the department and center, college, and university.
  • To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and a list of three professional references via https://apply.interfolio.com/44400 Questions regarding this position can be directed to: Dr. Laura G. Gutiérrez at: lauragutierrez@utexas.edu.
  • Review begins: 23 Oct. 2017 and continues until position filled.

University of Utah (UT) - TT Asst. or Assoc. Professor - Gender Studies and Disability Studies - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Gender Studies Division of the University of Utah’s School for Cultural and Social Transformation invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or tenured associate professor with published research and teaching expertise in the fields of disability studies and gender studies. We particularly welcome candidates whose work intersects with critical race studies, women of color feminisms, queer theory, feminist theories, feminist history, and/or transnational studies. The University of Utah values candidates who will contribute to a vibrant scholarly climate, and the successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to research and teaching.
  • A Research-1 public institution, the University of Utah has approximately 25,000 undergraduate and 8,000 graduate students. The University has resources to support scholarship, community-based research, and teaching, and both the School and the Gender Studies Division are committed to community engagement. The University has had a disability studies minor since 2010; this position may include some targeted course release for program-building in disability studies. For information about the Gender Studies Division, please visit https://transform.utah.edu/gender-studies/.
  • You can apply for this position online at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/68235
  • A completed PhD., MFA or other terminal degree is expected by the start of hire, July 1, 2018. Submit letter of application; curriculum vitae; publication sample; and three reference letters. Please submit materials by October 15. For queries contact: Dr. Angela Smith: ang.smith@utah.edu
  • 11/6/17: EMAIL INVITE FOR SKYPE INTERVIEW AT END OF NOVEMBER [posted 11/6]

Villanova University (PA) - TT Assistant Professor of Global Interdisciplinary Studies (incl. Gender and Women’s Studies)Edit

  • Villanova University’s new Department of Global Interdisciplinary Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in global interdisciplinary studies to teach courses at the undergraduate level beginning in the Fall 2018 semester. We seek candidates with expertise in the social sciences who can work with students and faculty from a range of disciplines.
  • Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.
  • Duties and Responsibilities: The responsibilities of the position include team teaching and working with students in our interdisciplinary programs that are thematically and area focused, namely: Africana Studies, Asian Studies, Arab and Islamic Studies, Cultural Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, Irish Studies, Latin American Studies, Peace and Justice Studies, and Russian Area Studies. Teaching duties include a 3-2 teaching load, contingent on a successful and promising record of scholarship. After a successful Third Year Review, a one-semester sabbatical is available in the fourth year.
  • Desired Qualifications: 1) PhD in hand, but applicants close to completing their degree will be considered—degree must be completed by August 1, 2018. 2) Evidence of teaching excellence in higher education and promise of a strong record of research and publication are essential.
  • Successful candidates must be committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service, and dedicated to conceptualizing and implementing interdisciplinarity in the department’s curriculum. Areas of interdisciplinary expertise must have a global focus, and may include: international migration, global health, global south, demographics, human and labor rights, social justice, gender inequality, environmental/sustainability studies, conflict studies, racial economics, or global communication.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Candidates whose training and/or research exhibits interdisciplinary scholarship preferred.
  • Special Message to Applicants: An email will be sent to your references with a secure web link asking that they submit confidential letters of recommendation.
  • Posting Date: 09/20/2017.
  • Closing Date (12am ET): 10/30/2017. Apply at: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/12293

Virginia Commonwealth University (VA) - TT Asst. Professor - Modern LGBTQ History - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Department of History at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications for a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor position in Modern LGBTQ History, with a preferred specialization in oral history. This position is one of three tenure-eligible searches in LGBTQ Studies taking place in a range of disciplinary settings during the academic year 2017-18 as a major hiring initiative in the College of Humanities and Sciences to strengthen LGBTQ scholarship and course offerings at VCU. These three new hires will work alongside other faculty with expertise in LGBTQ topics across the College and the University to expand VCU's LGBTQ-related curriculum, research profile, and community engagement efforts.
  • The successful candidate must have proof that all requirements for Ph.D. are complete prior to August 1, 2018, will have a clearly defined research agenda, and will demonstrate potential for scholarship and teaching that complements and expands existing expertise in the department. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment, or show a commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
  • Please apply online at http://www.vcujobs.com. Submit a letter of application, CV, and a writing sample in PDF format with your online application (please submit the writing sample under the website's category for “Other Document”). Three letters of reference are required. Reference providers will be notified by email that they have been asked to provide a reference, with instructions how to do so.
  • Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Richard Godbeer, chair of the search committee, at rgodbeer@vcu.edu.
  • Start date will be August 16, 2018.
  • The deadline for applications is November 1, 2017.

Virginia Commonwealth University (VA) - TT Adv. Asst. or Assoc. Professor of GSWS - LGBTQ/Queer Studies and RaceEdit

  • Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies invites applications for a tenured Associate Professor, or an advanced Assistant Professor prepared for tenure review, with a specialization in LGBTQ/Queer Studies and Race, broadly conceived. This position is one of three tenure-eligible searches in LGBTQ Studies taking place in a range of disciplinary settings during the academic year 2017-18 as a major hiring initiative in the College of Humanities and Sciences to strengthen LGBTQ scholarship and course offerings at VCU. These three new hires will work alongside other faculty with expertise in LGBTQ topics across the College and the University to expand VCU’s LGBTQ-related curriculum, research profile, and community engagement efforts
  • Position Responsibilities: The successful applicant will share the department’s commitment to social justice as reflected in their pursuit of an active research agenda, teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses, and participation in service—including contribution to the creation of a minor in LGBTQ/Queer Studies.
  • Required Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a research and teaching record that demonstrates their capacity to serve as an intellectual leader in race and sexuality studies in the Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies and across the university. A Ph.D. in any field relevant to the study of sexuality, gender, race, and a record of distinguished teaching, scholarship, and service appropriate to a tenured position are required. Areas of specialization may include, but are not limited to gender, sexuality, and race in the contexts of postcoloniality, globalization, migration, social movements, disability, cultural studies, literature, and/or film. These examples are intended to be illustrative, not exclusive, and we seek to draw from a broad pool of candidates who will support or extend the department’s strengths in race, racialization, and antiracism studies; LGBTQ studies and queer theory; and health and health policies. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU is required.
  • Only electronic applications will be accepted. Please apply online at http://www.vcujobs.com. Submit a letter of application, CV, and a writing sample in PDF format with your online application (please submit the writing sample under the website’s category for “Other Document”). Three letters of reference are required. Reference providers will be notified by email that they have been asked to provide a reference, with instructions how to do so.
  • The deadline for applications is December 1, 2017. Start date will be August 16, 2018. Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Richard Godbeer, chair of the search committee, at rgodbeer@vcu.edu.
  • Also posted at Ethnic Studies 2017-2018
  • They say they're doing 3 hires in LGBTQ Studies but I only see 2; this one and the Asst Prof one above. Anyone know if there's really a third? 
  • ^^ I emailed them over the summer about this, and the third position is in Sociology. (So it's History, WGS, and Soc.)

Wake Forest University (NC) - TT Asst. Professor in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality StudiesEdit

  • The Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wake Forest University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant level to begin Fall 2018. We seek an innovative teacher-scholar of gender and sexuality studies who focuses on the intersections of race, ethnicity, and class from either national, transnational, or postcolonial perspectives.
  • We are open to a variety of disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and methodological approaches, and particularly encourage applications from feminist scholars who demonstrate an interest in building public engagement and/or social activism programming.
  • Applicants must have a PhD in ​W​omen’s, G​ender, and ​Sexuality Studies, or a PhD in a related humanities or social science field with demonstrated expertise and advanced training in the field of women's, gender, and sexuality studies as evidenced by a graduate certificate or equivalent. With a record of excellence in teaching and research, and a strong commitment to building interdisciplinary relationships across campus, the successful candidate will teach 9 courses over two years at all curricular levels. Potential courses include Introduction to WGS, Feminist Theory, internship seminars, advanced electives, and small first-year seminars. Prospective candidates should have a strong research record. PhD is required at the time of the appointment, and teaching experience ​in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies ​is preferred.
  • With a deep commitment to diversity, interdisciplinarity, public service and engagement with the world, ​t​he Department​ of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wake Forest seeks candidates whose research, teaching, ​and​ service​ have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in​ ​higher education. Ability to create an inclusive classroom​ ​environment for an increasingly diverse student body is required.
  • Applications should be submitted online and include: a cover letter addressed to the members of the Search Committee; curriculum vitae; statement of research and teaching philosophy; and a writing sample preferably published and of article length. Please note that materials should be in either Word or PDF format and there is a limit of 5 file uploads per applicant. At least three signed confidential letters of recommendation must be sent via email by the recommender or dossier service to letters@wfu.edu.
  • Applications and other materials must be submitted no later than November 20 at 5:00 pm. Questions about the application process may be addressed to wakejobs@wfu.edu. Questions about the position may be addressed to cameroa@wfu.edu.

Washington University in St. Louis (MO) - Assistant or Associate Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Ethnic Studies - ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUESTEDEdit

  • The Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Washington University in St. Louis seeks a scholar trained in Ethnic Studies. We see this category as including not only the traditional fields associated with such programs—Chicanx and Latinx Studies, Indigenous Studies, and Asian American Studies—but Diasporic Studies and scholars who think about the workings of ethnicity around the world. We will privilege candidates who demonstrate an ability to teach courses in our core curriculum such as Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Feminist Methodologies, Feminist Theory, and Sexuality Studies. We particularly encourage applications from candidates whose work is interdisciplinary in nature.
  • Candidates must have completed the Ph.D. in gender and sexuality studies, ethnic studies or a related field by July 1, 2018 and be eligible to work in the United States. Candidates at the Associate Professor rank must have a distinguished record of publication in the field.
  • The duties of this position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses; conducting research and other scholarly activities, including publishing in scholarly journals; and performing departmental and university service and other duties assigned by the University. The normal teaching load is 2/2, or two courses in each of two semesters. Diversity and inclusion are core values of Washington University, and the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students learn and thrive.
  • The Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Washington University has a vibrant undergraduate major and minor, and a strong and expanding graduate certificate program. We currently have a core faculty of nine, and affiliated faculty across the humanities, in anthropology and sociology, and in law and social work. The department’s research strengths include race, gender and cultural studies, sexuality studies, and feminist and queer theory.
  • Applicants should submit a letter of interest describing their scholarly qualifications and research; current curriculum vitae; teaching statement; and three (3) letters of recommendation to wgss@wustl.edu . Those applying at the associate level need not submit letters of recommendation at this time.
  • Complete applications should be received by October 1, 2017 to ensure full consideration. Requests for additional information may be directed to Professor Amber Musser, Search Committee Chair, at amusser@wustl.edu

Visiting Positions / Limited-Term AppointmentsEdit

Brown University (RI) - Louise Lamphere Visiting Assistant Professorship in Anthropology and Gender StudiesEdit

  • The Department of Anthropology and the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women invite applications for the Louise Lamphere Visiting Assistant Professorship in Anthropology and Gender Studies, appointment to be effective July 1, 2018.
  • Candidates should have a scholarly focus on and expertise in gender studies and a Ph.D. in Anthropology or related discipline by the time of appointment. The teaching load of this appointment is three courses per academic year. This two-year Visiting Professorship is not renewable.
  • Initial application materials should include: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references.
  • Review of applications will begin December 1st.
  • Submit applications to: https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/45611

Harvard University (MA) - Research Associate and Visiting Faculty in Women's Studies and ReligionEdit

  • HARVARD DIVINITY SCHOOL announces five full-time positions as Research Associate and Visiting Faculty for 2018-19 in its Women’s Studies in Religion Program. Proposals for book-length research projects utilizing both religion and gender as central categories of analysis and focusing on any religion are welcomed. Salary for 2018-19 will be $60,000.
  • Completed applications are due online by October 15, 2017. Applicants must have received their PhD by October 1, 2017. Please see our website (http://wsrp.hds.harvard.edu/apply) for more information.

Rice University (TX) - Postdoctoral Fellows - Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and SexualityEdit

  • The Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Rice University announces two postdoctoral fellowships in the humanities or social sciences for scholars pursuing research on women, gender and/or sexuality in any of the following thematic areas: health; environment; urban studies; global economy; race; nation; feminist and/or queer theory. The Center is particularly interested in applicants who demonstrate a record of innovative teaching and the potential to contribute to the Center’s program in engaged feminist research.
  • Ph.D. must be conferred on or before June 30, 2018. Each fellowship has a term of one year, beginning July 1, 2018, renewable for a second year upon successful completion of the first year. Fellows teach two courses per academic year in women’s/gender/sexuality studies, play an active role in the intellectual life of the Center, and are expected to make significant progress in their research and publication goals. They receive an annual salary of $50,000 plus benefits, and up to $3,000 for relocation reimbursements and/or research expenses. Rice University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
  • Required documents include letter of interest, curriculum vita, two letters of reference, and a writing sample (about 25 pages), plus a working list of key texts and themes for an Introduction to the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality course that surveys feminist perspectives on women, gender, sexuality, race, the body, globalization, labor, culture and the concept of engaged research.
  • Deadline for on-line applications is Friday, January 19, 2018. For more information about these positions, please contact Rice Human Resources at people@rice.edu, or by phone at 713.348.2514.

University of Pittsburgh (PA) - Renewable Lecturer in “Gender and Science”Edit

  • The Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies (GSWS) Program at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a non-tenure-steam lecturer position in the area of gender and science. Pending budgetary approval, the position will begin in fall 2018 with an initial three-year contract, with the possibility of obtaining renewable three-year contracts after satisfactory performance reviews.
  • Applicants must demonstrate interest and proficiency in teaching relations between gender and science from an interdisciplinary and intersectional perspective. The successful candidate will be an innovative teacher and will develop a general education course “Gender and Science” while also teaching GSWS courses such as Introduction to GSWS, Introduction to Feminist Theory, and advanced courses based on areas of interest and expertise (e.g., Gender and Disability, Gender and Medicine, Science and Sexuality, Gender and Health, etc.). Candidates must be able to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary program, direct undergraduate research projects or internships, organize events and student colloquia, and participate in collective governance. A PhD in hand at the time of appointment is required. PhD may be in any discipline, including but not limited to Gender Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, Communications, Philosophy, or Science and Technology Studies. The teaching load is three courses per semester.
  • The GSWS Program at the University of Pittsburgh is a vibrant community of interdisciplinary students and scholars with an undergraduate major and minor, a graduate certificate, and a very active events calendar with visiting scholars, conferences, and other research activities.
  • Questions can be directed to the Director of GSWS, Prof. Todd Reeser at reeser@pitt.edu. For more information, see http://gsws.pitt.edu.
  • Applicants should submit a dossier by December 15, 2017 at the following link https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MjAy. Dossier must include: a letter of application containing a description of academic background and teaching philosophy, current curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, sample syllabi, course materials, student evaluations (2-4 sets), and a list of courses that could be taught at Pittsburgh. A diversity statement is also required (upload as “Brief Personal Statement” in the system). No personal statement is needed.  Instead, please upload a statement addressing your contributions to diversity through research, service and/or community engagement. Applicants should share how their past, planned, or potential contributions or experiences relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance the University of Pittsburgh’s commitment to inclusive excellence. An academic writing sample may also be uploaded.

University of Sydney (AUS) - Lecturer in Gender Studies (4 yr. Fixed Term)Edit

  • Lecturer in Gender Studies. School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Reference no. 2075/1017
  • Fixed-term for four years Level B. Work in a collaborative and supportive environment
  • Applications are invited for a four-year fixed term position at the level of Lecturer in the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies. The Department is seeking an applicant with an outstanding research profile in Gender Studies able to teach into and enhance the current major in Gender Studies. The appointee will be expected to teach large undergraduate units of study in areas such as Intimacy, Love and Friendship and Sex, Violence and Transgression as well as smaller and more specialized units. He or she will also be expected to participate in the curriculum transformation currently underway at the University and to be willing to teach into interdisciplinary units as well as to supervise honours and masters students on a range of topics of departmental interest and need. In addition, he or she will be expected to pursue an active research program, participate fully in the department’s research culture and undertake appropriate administrative roles and curriculum development as required.
  • We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer (Level B) to replace someone who has a Future Fellowship. The appointee will be expected to: teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level to culturally-diverse student cohorts; teach into the existing program and participate in curriculum development; make a contribution to the research strengths of the department, including the pursuit of research grants and regular publication in journals of high standing and presentation and dissemination of research at academic conferences; supervise honours and masters students; contribute to academic administration.
  • The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Lecturer in Gender Studies with: a PhD in Gender Studies or a related field; evidence of high quality teaching capacity at undergraduate or postgraduate level in both large and small units; capacity to supervise honours and masters students; capacity to contribute to course and program development; capacity to teach in a range of areas including gender and diversity; an active research program with significant potential for future publication; evidence of successful teamwork and a collegial approach.
  • For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.
  • All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit http://sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number to apply.
  • Closing date: 11:30pm, 10 November 2017 (Sydney Time)

University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI) - Wittig Postdoctoral Fellowship in Feminst BiologyEdit

  • The Wittig Postdoctoral Fellows Program in Feminist Biology offers the opportunity to combine research in a Fellow’s specific area of interest with teaching at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. We seek a highly motivated new or recent PhD in one of the biological sciences or public health or MD, who wants to develop research skills in an area of biology related to gender and teaching skills in feminist approaches to biology. The position is also open to a mid-career or senior scholar, for example on sabbatical. Research can be conducted in any hosting faculty lab at the University; the agreement to host should be specified in the research proposal. Each year the Fellow will also teach one undergraduate course per semester for the Department of Gender & Women’s Studies such as GWS 530, Biology and Gender. GWS will provide mentorship in teaching as well as in feminist theory and methods.
  • To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, CV, 5-page research proposal, signed agreement from a hosting lab, and contact information for three references (one of whom is head of the cooperating lab) to: Dace Zeps, dazeps@wisc.edu, with “Postdoctoral application – your name” in the subject line.
  • The Wittig postdoc is administered through the Center for Research on Gender & Women (CRGW) http://www.womenstudies.wisc.edu/CRGW. For further information, contact the CRGW administrator, Dace Zeps, dazeps@wisc.edu, or the CRGW Director, Prof. Janet Hyde, jshyde@wisc.edu.
  • Applications for 2018-20 are due February 9, 2018.

Vanderbilt University (TN) - Post-Doctoral Scholar in LGBT Policy StudiesEdit

  • The Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab seeks an in-residence postdoctoral scholar in LGBT Policy Studies (broadly defined) for AY 18-19 and 19-20. The ideal candidate is an empirical social scientist who has an interest in studying the causes and consequences of LGBT-related public policies (e.g., same-sex marriage, non-discrimination laws, ‘bathroom bills’, religious freedom restoration acts, and others) on a range of social, economic, political, health, education, and demographic outcomes. Experience with programming in advanced statistical packages (e.g., STATA, SAS, and/or R) and handling large datasets is required. A PhD (or equivalent) in anthropology, demography, economics, education, health services research, law/jurisprudence, LGBT studies, political science, public health, public policy, sociology, or a related field is required.
  • Responsibilities include: Carrying out an active research program focusing on LGBT policies and populations. Developing a course on LGBT policies and advocacy to be co-taught with a Vanderbilt faculty member in AY 18-19 and AY 19-20. Coordinating a regular colloquium series on LGBT policies and populations. Coordinating a national academic conference to be held at Vanderbilt in Spring 2020. Serving as a liaison to campus and community leaders on LGBT policy topics.
  • With funding from a Vanderbilt Trans-Institutional Programs Award (http://vanderbilt.edu/strategicplan/trans-institutional-programs/tipshome.php), the LGBT Policy Lab brings together Vanderbilt experts from multiple units including: economics; education; divinity; health policy; law; medicine; MHS; political science; religious studies; and sociology. The postdoc would work closely with the PI (Kitt Carpenter) and related faculty.
  • The fellowship term is 7/1/2018-6/30/2020. The position carries a twelve-month salary of $55,000, a $5,000 research fund, office space, health insurance, and eligibility for other benefits (https://gradschool.vanderbilt.edu/postdoctoral/postdoctoral-scholars/benefits.php). This in-residence position requires a physical presence in Nashville for the term of the fellowship.
  • QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with programming in advanced statistical packages (e.g., STATA, SAS, and/or R) and handling large datasets is required. A PhD (or equivalent) in anthropology, demography, economics, education, health services research, law/jurisprudence, LGBT studies, political science, public health, public policy, sociology, or a related field is required.
  • Apply at: https://apply.interfolio.com/45287
  • Deadline not stated - posted at Chronicle (9/28/17)

Washington University in St. Louis (MO) - Postdoctoral Fellowship in Digital Cultures - American Culture StudiesEdit

  • The Program in American Culture Studies (AMCS) at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Digital Cultures, renewable annually for up to two years contingent upon satisfactory performance; expected start date is July 1, 2018. 
  • AMCS is an endowed program in Arts & Sciences that fosters cross-disciplinary intellectual exchange and transformative scholarship at the intersections of the humanities and social sciences. It offers an undergraduate major, a Ph.D. certificate program, a Master's program, and a wide array of collaborative research and teaching activities, seeking to build community among students of American culture from many fields.
  • We are particularly interested in applicants, academics and/or practitioners, whose research, teaching, and practice (1) have a strong theoretical awareness, but at the same time deeply engage ethnographic, material, and/or historical particulars; (2) center on an historically-informed study of digital cultures, broadly defined, especially as they pertain to media as a site of cultural production; (3) engage the digital transformation of media and the public sphere, as it pertains to the history of political economy and power, and matters of identity, membership, and exclusion.  We prefer applicants who engage digital cultures as a subject of study, and not only as a research or presentation methodology.
  • Candidates must have received the Ph.D. since July 1, 2014, or be scheduled to defend the dissertation before July 1, 2018.  The Fellow will receive a salary of $55,000 per year, plus benefits and a $3,000 annual research/travel stipend.

See Also: Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2017-18Edit

Administrative PositionsEdit

Illinois State University (IL) - Assistant Director and Academic Advisor, Women's and Gender Studies Program - SKYPE INTERVIEW STAGEEdit

  • The Assistant Director of Women's and Gender Studies Program, under the Direction of the Program Director, provides leadership and actively works to support the academic activities of students in the program. Through programming and curricular outreach activities, both on and off campus, supports the mission of the program, increasing awareness and participants in the program.
  • Required Qualifications: 1. Ph.D. 2. Two years of teaching experience. 3. If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
  • Necessary Licenses/Certifications/Degrees: PhD
  • Hiring Rate/Range: Commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Work Hours: Generally Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm with occasional weekend and evening hours as business needs dictate
  • Proposed Starting Date: August 2018
  • Posting date: 08-30-2017
  • Closing date: Open Until Filled
  • Special Instructions to Applicants: All application materials must be submitted online. Application materials submitted via fax, email, or mail will not be accepted. Please prepare in advance separate documents representing a cover letter, reference list (at least three professional references and contact information) and resume/C.V. to attach to this application. Using the document titled "Other" attach evidence of teaching excellence (teaching evaluations, syllabi).
  • Quicklink: http://www.jobs.ilstu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=73156
  • To ensure full consideration, apply by October 16, 2017.
  • Skype Interviews scheduled for Nov. 9th [posted 11/3]

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