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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.email@example.com.
- Review of resumes will begin on 17 August 2017 and the position will remain open until filled.
- Also posted at North American History 2017-18
Bucknell University (PA) - TT Asst. Professor of Women's and Gender Studies and Modernist LiteratureEdit
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
- Also posted at Religious Studies 2017-2018
- 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.
California State University, Long Beach (CA) - TT Assistant Professor in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality StudiesEdit
- 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)
Carleton College (MN) - TT Assistant Professor in LGTBQ Studies - Women's & Gender Studies and Cinema & Media StudiesEdit
- 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
- 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 email@example.com. Questions about the position should be directed to Ahmet Atay, Chair of WGSS, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Review of applications will begin on October 15 and close on November 1, 2017.
- 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.
- 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.
- Also posted at North American History 2017-18
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.
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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Review of applications will begin on September 20, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.
- Also posted at French and Francophone Studies 2017-2018
Johns Hopkins University (MD) - TT Asst. or Assoc. Professor - History of Gender and/or Sexuality (pref. post-1800)Edit
- 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.
- Also posted at Non-Geographic/Methodologically Oriented History 2017-18
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.
- Also posted at Non-Geographic/Methodologically Oriented History 2017-18
- 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: email@example.com. 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.
- 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
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.
- Also posted at Ethnic Studies 2017-2018
- From Ethnic Studies 2017-2018: "Request for additional materials (9/12)"
Oxford College of Emory University (GA) - TT Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality StudiesEdit
- 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.
- 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]
Syracuse University (NY) - TT Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies, spec. Feminist Indigenous StudiesEdit
- 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 [firstname.lastname@example.org] with any questions.
- We will begin screening applications on October 15, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.
- 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.
- Also posted at European History 2017-18
Trinity College (CT) - TT Asst. Professor - International Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality StudiesEdit
- 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?
- 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 email@example.com. For help with Interfolio, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (877) 997-8807.
- Review of applications begins October 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.
- Also posted at Cultural Anthropology 2017-2018
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: email@example.com. 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.
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.
- Also posted at Non-Geographic/Methodologically Oriented History 2017-18
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
- Also posted at Film Studies 2017-2018
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.
- 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. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Review of applications will begin October 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.
- Also posted at Ethnic Studies 2017-2018
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.
- 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)Edit
- 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 email@example.com. 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.
- Also posted at Ethnic Studies 2017-2018
- 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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 email@example.com.
- Start date will be August 16, 2018.
- The deadline for applications is November 1, 2017.
- Also posted at Non-Geographic/Methodologically Oriented History 2017-18
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Also posted at Ethnic Studies 2017-2018
Washington University in St. Louis (MO) - Assistant or Associate Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Ethnic StudiesEdit
- 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 email@example.com . 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Also posted at Ethnic Studies 2017-2018
Visiting Positions / Limited-Term AppointmentsEdit
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.
- Also posted at Religious Studies 2017-2018
- 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, email@example.com, 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, firstname.lastname@example.org, or the CRGW Director, Prof. Janet Hyde, email@example.com.
- Applications for 2018-20 are due February 9, 2018.
Illinois State University (IL) - Assistant Director and Academic Advisor, Women's and Gender Studies ProgramEdit
- 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.
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