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Agnes Scott College (GA) - TT Professor - Women's/Gender StudiesEdit

The Women’s Studies program at Agnes Scott College invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning Fall 2019. Candidates must hold a Ph.D (ABD considered) in Women’s/Gender Studies. We seek a scholar whose research is focused in queer studies and who has expertise in some subset of the following areas: experiences of US women of color, feminist media studies, disability studies, and/or feminist science studies. The 3/2 teaching load will include Introduction to Queer Studies, Feminist Research Methods, typically one course per year supporting SUMMIT (the college’s global learning and leadership development initiative), and upper-level courses in the candidate’s specialty.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to working with a socially and economically diverse student population. To apply, please submit: cover letter, CV, graduate school transcript(s) (an unofficial copy is acceptable), three recent letters of recommendation, and a 1-page diversity statement (i.e., a statement describing how you would foster diversity, equity, and inclusion at Agnes Scott College through your teaching, research, and/or service and citing experience you can draw upon to enhance your efforts in this area) to facultysearch@agnesscott.edu; subject line: Women’s Studies; or to Dr. Elizabeth Hackett, Women’s Studies Program, Agnes Scott College, 141 E. College Ave., Decatur, GA 30030.

  • The application deadline is October 15. Additional materials—including syllabi, teaching evaluations, statements on teaching and research, official transcripts and writing sample—will be solicited from selected applicants later in the search process.

Berea College (KY) - TT Asst. Professor - Women's and Gender StudiesEdit

Berea College, home of the bell hooks Institute, invites applications for a position in the Department of Women's and Gender Studies. The tenure-track position at the assistant rank begins in August 2019. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand, preferably in Women's and Gender Studies or an associated discipline with a certificate. The candidate will teach six courses per year, including introductory courses in Women's and Gender Studies and in the General Education program. Teaching and research expertise in the following areas are preferred: women-of-color feminism, decolonial feminism, intersectional feminism, sexuality studies, queer studies, transnational feminism, and disability studies. Berea seeks faculty committed to excellence in teaching in a liberal arts environment, invested in scholarship and their discipline, dedicated to mentoring students, and who are also supportive of Berea's core mission.

Application materials should include a letter of application, curriculum vita, teaching evaluations from two recent courses, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, and three letters of recommendation. Applicants should submit these materials along with a completed Berea College application form found at http://www.berea.edu/FacApp to WGSsearch2018@berea.edu. Additional materials may be requested at a later date.

  • Review of candidates will begin November 1, 2018, and will continue until both positions are filled.

Berea College (KY) - Associate Professor - Chair of Women’s and Gender Studies, Director of the Women’s and Gender CenterEdit

Berea College, home of the bell hooks Institute, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the associate level, as Chair of the Department of Women's and Gender Studies and Director of the Women's and Gender Center, to begin in August 2019. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand, preferably in Women's and Gender Studies or an associated discipline with a certificate. The department chair will be expected to develop programming and infrastructure for the Women's and Gender Center as well as teach three courses per year; the successful applicant will have experience in and commitment to working with LGBTQ+ communities and arranging and supervising students in internships in the larger feminist community. Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with the applicant's education, experience, and scholarship record. Teaching and research expertise in the following areas are preferred: women-of-color feminism, decolonial feminism, intersectional feminism, sexuality studies, queer studies, transnational feminism, and disability studies. Berea seeks faculty committed to excellence in teaching in a liberal arts environment, invested in scholarship and their discipline, dedicated to mentoring students, and who are also supportive of Berea's core mission.

Application materials should include a letter of application, curriculum vita, teaching evaluations from two recent courses, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, and three letters of recommendation. Applicants should submit these materials along with a completed Berea College application form found at http://www.berea.edu/FacApp to WGSChairsearch2018@berea.edu. Additional materials may be requested at a later date.

  • Review of candidates will begin November 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Boston University (MA) - TT Asst. Professor - Gender and Global AffairsEdit

The Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We seek applicants who have done substantial empirical work on the role of gender in international relations, international development, or global affairs. Among the issue-areas in which we have particular interest are human development, human security, and human rights. We welcome applications from scholars in any relevant discipline, including international relations, sociology, political science, economics, geography, anthropology, and history, and are open to all methodological approaches and regional specializations. The Pardee School of Global Studies is committed to multidisciplinary, policy-relevant research and teaching. Candidates who have demonstrated policy expertise are especially encouraged to apply.

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE. Please submit 1) a letter of application describing your teaching and research interests and professional experience, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) three letters of recommendation electronically at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11809. Questions about the position or the Pardee School may be directed to Ms. Elaine Bidianos at elaineb@bu.edu.

The expected starting date for employment is July 1, 2019. The Pardee School of Global Studies offers B.A. and M.A. degrees and is committed to multidisciplinary, policy-relevant research and teaching.

  • Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Brandeis University (MA) - TT Asst. Professor - Black Feminisms and Queer StudiesEdit

The Department of African and Afro-American Studies (AAAS) and the Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program (WGS) at Brandeis University seek applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with specializations in Black Feminisms and Queer Studies. The successful candidate will begin the position in the Fall of 2019. We seek candidates whose scholarship and teaching approach the subjects of Black Feminisms and Queer Studies from a variety of perspectives, which not only foreground the intersectionality of race, class, gender, and sexuality, but also explore the frontiers of critical thought pioneered by Black feminist and queer theorists and activists. Discipline and specialization are open. Candidates should demonstrate a developed research agenda, excellent teaching performance, and record of publication commensurate with the rank of the position being applied for. The full-time position carries a 2-2 teaching load. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory courses in Black Feminist Thought and Queer Studies, as well as advanced courses in their areas of expertise. Ph.D. must be in hand by the start of the appointment.

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, an article or chapter length writing sample that reflects their expertise in Black Feminisms and Queer Studies, and three letters of reference on Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11426. Questions can be directed to: Shannon Kearns (skearns@brandeis.edu).

  • Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Bucknell University (PA) - TT Asst. Professor of English in Sexuality Studies and LiteratureEdit

Bucknell University’s English Department seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor specializing in gender and sexuality in literature, with a particular emphasis on queer literature and theory. The department has a non-exclusive interest in candidates who demonstrate intersectional expertise in race, ethnicity, class, nation, colonialism, imperialism, transnationalism, transgenderism, indigeneity, and/or disability. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in English or a related field, demonstrable excellence in teaching, and a robust scholarly program. Candidates will also have an opportunity to contribute to the Race and Literature Concentration of the Literary Studies Program.

There is a 3/2 teaching load, and members of the department teach introductory as well as advanced-level courses. We seek an outstanding faculty member with a demonstrable commitment to undergraduate research, student learning, diversity, and inclusive pedagogy. The successful candidate will contribute to Bucknell’s commitment to the liberal arts through teaching courses that emphasize critical writing and are part of the college’s core curriculum.

Application materials include a cover letter, CV, a statement addressing your experience and potential as a teacher, a statement addressing your scholarly interests, and three letters of recommendation. Applications will only be accepted through Bucknell's online career center (http://careers.bucknell.edu).

  • Review of applications will begin on November 5th and continue until the position is filled.

California State University, Fullerton (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - American Studies (incl. Sexuality and Gender)Edit

The Department of American Studies at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with appointment to begin Fall 2019. We seek a specialist in the study of race and/or sexuality and gender within the larger context of American history and culture, with ability to teach American Studies theories and methods at the undergraduate and graduate level, as well as courses on topics such as: Civil Rights and Social Movements; Race, Gender and Popular Culture; and Race and Sex in American Culture.

The Department strives to further CSUF's identity as an institution that welcomes and embraces diversity. 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.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in American Studies or a related field. ABD's may apply but must show evidence that the degree will be completed by the appointment date. Evidence of effective university-level teaching experience. Potential for successful research and scholarly publication. Ability to balance excellent teaching, scholarship, and service. Ability to interact effectively with a wide and culturally-diverse range of students.

Rank and Salary: The position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure-track. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Salary is subject to budgetary authorization and any California State University System faculty contract increases. Summer research grants, moving expenses, start-up funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available that includes health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner and dependent fee-waiver; access to campus child-care; and a defined-benefit retirement through the state system along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.php

Application Procedure: A complete on-line application 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 10459BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials: 1. letter of interest in which you respond to the required qualifications, 2. curriculum vitae, 3. writing sample, 4. graduate transcripts, 5. a statement about your teaching experiences, successes, and challenges as well as your commitment to working with a diverse student population, faculty, and communities, 6. and three current letters of recommendation (see instructions below).

To submit letters, on the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system.

Please direct all questions about the position to: Elaine Lewinnek, Chair, American Studies Search Committee, elewinnek@fullerton.edu

  • Completed applications received by September 14, 2018 will be given full consideration. Position is open until filled. Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

California State University, Fullerton (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - Women and Gender Studies (2 Positions)Edit

The Department of Women and Gender Studies at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in Women and Gender Studies with appointments to begin Fall 2019. CSUF values and is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive 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.

The Women and Gender Studies Department at Cal State University, Fullerton is seeking candidates who will teach women and gender studies courses at both the introductory and upper division level. Students take our courses as electives, to fulfill General Education, or to complete a Minor in Women & Gender Studies, Minor in Queer Studies, or B.A. in Women & Gender Studies. We seek interdisciplinary scholars of gender and/or sexuality studies who have a working understanding of Critical Race Theory, Feminist and Queer Theory. In addition, applicants should have research and teaching specialization in some combination of the following fields: race and ethnicity; intersectional and/or Black feminist methods and theories; human rights and transnational feminisms, particularly as these relate to immigration, citizenship and/or refugee status; non-Western and/or indigenous studies and feminisms; cultural and/or social history; queer theory (with an emphasis on queer of color critique) and/or trans* studies; decolonial, postcolonial, and/or anticolonial thought; social media studies, digital humanities, and/or digital activism; history of science, with an emphasis on ecofeminism and transnational geopolitics; social science theories, methods and approaches.

Department faculty members are 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 Women's Studies, Gender Studies, or a related field. ABD’s that apply 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 working successfully with a diverse student population. Ability to interact effectively with a wide and culturally-diverse range of students. 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.

Rank and Salary: The positions will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure-track. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Salary is subject to budgetary authorization and any California State University System faculty contract increases. Summer research grants, moving expenses, start-up funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available that includes health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner and dependent fee-waiver; access to campus child-care; and a defined-benefit retirement through the state system along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.php

Appointment Date: August 2019

Application Procedure: 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 10432BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials: letter of application that details your scholarly research agenda and describes your teaching experience and interests; curriculum vitae; undergraduate and graduate transcripts; sample course syllabus (introductory course, if possible), and teaching evaluation summaries, if available; a student success statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in teaching or working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced); three letters of recommendation (see instructions below). On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system.

Please direct all questions about the position to: Professor Karyl Ketchum at kketchum@fullerton.edu or call 657-278-2480.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

  • Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received by September 15, 2018 will be given full consideration. Positions are open until filled.



  • Have phone/Skype interviews been scheduled yet? (10/15/18)

California State University, Los Angeles (CA) - TT Assistant Professor of Chicana(o) & Latina(o) Studies / Social Justice, pref. Sexualities and/or Queer of Color Critique StudiesEdit

College of Natural and Social Sciences Department of Chicana(o) & Latina(o) Studies

Position: Assistant Professor of Social Justice, preferably in Sexualities and/or Queer of Color Critique Studies

Starting Date: August, 2019

Minimum Qualifications: 1)An earned Ph.D. in a Social Sciences or Humanities field with a social justice specialization and focus in Chicanx/Latinx Studies from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. For appointment the doctorate must be completed by the date of appointment (8/19/2019). 2)Evidence of teaching and teaching effectiveness at the undergraduate level. 3)Evidence of academic scholarship and research.

Preferred Qualifications: 1)Evidence of academic scholarship and/or research in at least one of the following areas: jotería, undocuqueer, queer Latinidad, translatina, transgender, sexualities, or queer youth studies. 2)Evidence of community-engaged scholarship and/or pedagogies.

Duties: The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community. These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.

Faculty in Chicana(o) & Latina(o) Studies are expected to be committed to interdisciplinary scholarship that links our classrooms to local Chicanx and/or Latinx urban communities and movements. The successful candidate will teach existing courses in the curriculum, as well as develop new courses.

The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, the successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University’s shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.

Salary: Initial salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Documentation: Please submit the following to the email address below: 1) a cover letter specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications. 2) a curriculum vitae. 3) a narrative statement describing your commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of first-generation students. 4)A University Application for Employment (http://www.calstatela.edu/sites/default/files/groups/Human%20Resources%20Management/forms/empl_application_academic_2017_11_28.pdf). 5)A list of three professional references with name, position, phone number, and email address.

Finalists will be required to submit: 1)Official transcripts. 2)Three current letters of recommendation.

Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

  • Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Please email all application materials in a single PDF to: VMurillo@cslanet.calstatela.edu. Please type “CLS Tenure-Track Application” in the subject line. Please address all questions to the search committee chair, Dr. Ester Hernandez at: eherna17@exchange.calstatela.edu or 323-343-5349.

Connecticut College (CT) - TT Assistant Prof. - Gender, Sexuality and Intersectionality StudiesEdit

The Gender, Sexuality, and Intersectionality Studies Department of Connecticut College seeks qualified applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning July 1, 2019. The Gender, Sexuality, and Intersectionality Studies Department is committed to interdisciplinary, intersectional, transnational feminist, and queer inquiry. We emphasize a strong theoretical and praxis focus in our curriculum and research. We have a departmental culture that supports the cultivation of rich intellectual collaboration both within the department and outside of it, and offer ample opportunities for pedagogical creativity and development. We value teacher scholars whose work foregrounds social transformation and community engagement. For more on our department please see: (https://www.conncoll.edu/academics/majors-departments-programs/departments/gender-sexuality-and-intersectionality-studies/). Connecticut College’s mission emphasizes access, opportunity, and equity. In addition, the recently revised college curriculum, Connections, prioritizes interdisciplinarity, full participation, and global-local engagement.

Candidates for the position should have a Ph.D. in the field of Gender and Women's Studies or a related field. We are seeking candidates who value teaching in an interdisciplinary small liberal arts environment that supports critical feminist inquiry and will support the department’s continued growth and evolution. Serious consideration will be given to candidates whose teaching and research agenda emphasize race, ethnicity, disability, masculinity, and/or transgender studies. Evidence of successful and relevant teaching experience in Gender and Women’s Studies or a related interdisciplinary field is required.

Candidates will teach a two-two course load in their first year at the College. Beginning in their second year, candidates will teach five courses per year. Anticipated course offerings include Introduction to Gender, Sexuality, and Intersectionality Studies, a regular rotation of an upper division seminar on queer or feminist theory, a Social Justice Praxis seminar, and a First Year Seminar on a topic related to the candidate’s expertise. The department is committed to providing all department members with an opportunity to teach a seminar related to their research annually. As part of our department’s collaboration with the Holleran Center for Community Action and Public Policy, candidates will offer either the Center’s certificate program’s gateway or junior seminar on an ongoing basis.

Connecticut College is a private, highly selective college with a strong commitment to the liberal arts tradition and an emphasis on broad interdisciplinary teaching and research. Recognizing that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable, the College is committed by mission to developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff. Salary and benefits are competitive. The College is a member of the Academic Career Network, a resource for dual-career couples (http://acn.fivecolleges.edu), and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but applications received before October 5, 2018 will be given full consideration. Applications should include: a cover letter, current CV (please include in the CV a list of courses taught and the names and contact information for three professional references), graduate transcript,  a statement of teaching philosophy, a minimum of two syllabi and teaching evaluations for previously taught courses, and  a writing sample of no more than 25 pages. Please submit application materials to http://apply.interfolio.com/53561. If you have any questions, please contact Professor R. Danielle Egan at regan1@conncoll.edu.
  • In Interfolio, this job now says due November 5. Any idea on whether that means they've extended the deadline? 
  • This might be the same as with Pomona where they are waiting for letters to come in. I would email so you don't waste your time if that's the case. 
  • I wondered that too, until I remembered they didn't ask for letters in the first round.
  • Any updates?

Fordham University (NY) - TT Assistant Professor in Queer Media & Civic EngagementEdit

  • Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Queer Media & Civic Engagement
  • The Department of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University, The Jesuit University of New York, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor , to commence September 1, 2019. The position will be based at Fordham’s Rose Hill Campus in the Bronx, with opportunity to contribute to the Lincoln Center campus in Manhattan as well. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute pedagogically to one or more of our undergraduate majors in Communication and Culture, Film and Television, Digital Technology and Emerging Media, and/or Journalism. The candidate would also have an opportunity to teach in our M.A. program in Public Media, which has concentrations in Strategic Communication and Multi-Platform Journalism.
  • Applicants are sought in the area of queer media and civic engagement. Candidates can employ any number of methodological and theoretical approaches to explore the relationships between communication, LGBTQ communities, and social change, past or present. Humanists or social scientists who use critical analysis and/or take an engaged scholar-activist approach to promote social justice are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Requirements include: A Ph.D. in Communication, Media Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, or a related area. A strong research agenda and publication record. Ability to teach a variety of courses at the intersection of cultural studies, gender and sexuality studies, and social movement studies, as well other courses in the candidate’s particular area of expertise. Evidence of excellence in teaching. Commitment to mentoring and advising students.
  • To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by Friday, October 26, 2018. Please apply to only one of our advertised tenure-track positions. For questions or additional information, please contact Michelle O’Dwyer at modwyer@@fordham.edu.
  • Online App: https://apply.interfolio.com/55543
  • Link to Ad: https://cms.blog.fordham.edu/open-position-tenure-track-assistant-professor-in-queer-media-civic-engagement/

Grinnell College (IA) - Full or Associate Prof. - Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies (Louise R. Noun Professor)Edit

The Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies Program invites applications for the Louise R. Noun Professor of Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies, beginning Fall 2019. Full Professor (Associate considered). PhD in Gender and Women’s Studies (or related field). Research and teaching interests open. The teaching load is four courses over two semesters; periodically one course will be Tutorial (a topical writing/critical thinking course for first-year students, the only College-wide requirement beyond the completion of a major in an individually advised curriculum). The successful candidate will be expected to teach GWS 111: Introduction to Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies, GWS 249: Theory & Methods, a capstone course for seniors, and courses in their area of expertise. Additional information about our curriculum and faculty can be found at https://www.grinnell.edu/academics/areas/gender.

In letters of application, candidates should discuss their interest in developing as a teacher and scholar in a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction. They should also discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values.

Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable) and sample syllabi for GWS 111: Introduction to GWSS and for GWS 249: Theory & Methods, and provide email addresses for at least three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Carolyn Herbst Lewis, at GWSSearch@grinnell.edu or 641-269-4655.

We need to receive a minimum of 3 letters of reference in order for you to be fully considered for this position. Once your application is complete and you have received your confirmation number, the system will email requests for letters of reference to your reference providers. You will be able to track the status of these reference letters online. Be certain to submit your application well in advance of the deadline to ensure that your letters arrive by the closing date.

If your references are provided by Interfolio, please use the email address provided by Interfolio instead of your referee’s email address. If you have any questions, please contact Terri Phipps (phippst@grinnell.edu; 641-269-3100) for assistance.

  • To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by October 30, 2018.

Kalamazoo College (MI) - TT Asst. Professor of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Art HistoryEdit

Kalamazoo College invites applications for a tenure-track position that will be jointly housed in Art History and Women, Gender, and Sexuality (WGS) with a start date in September 2019. We are seeking candidates whose research explores the relationships between gender, sexuality, and visual culture in a global context. Both period and geographic area of specialization are open, but we are especially interested in candidates whose work on gender and sexuality also foregrounds issues of race, ethnicity and/or indigeneity and uses transnational and/or diasporic frameworks to move outside a strict focus on Europe and the United States. 

Curricular contributions will include introductory and upper-level courses in both WGS and Art History, with flexibility for shaping additional courses around the candidate’s areas of specialization, including courses that would serve the College’s Shared Passages Seminar Program (first year, sophomore, and senior). In keeping with our students’ strong interests in issues of power and identity, structural inequality, and social justice, an ideal candidate will be able to help our students examine the relationship between visual culture and politics in creative and critically engaged ways. Courses in both Art History and WGS serve students from across campus, with Art History also supporting a robust studio art program. 

The teaching load is six courses per year (two per term). The person who holds this position will also be expected to advise students and supervise senior individualized projects (SIPs). The successful candidate will demonstrate a high aptitude for and interest in undergraduate teaching, a commitment to the liberal arts, and the ability to establish an ongoing record of publications. PhD (or evidence it will be completed by September 1, 2019) in Art History, WGS, Cultural Studies, Critical Ethnic Studies or other related field is required. Salary is competitive and consistent with level of experience. 

Kalamazoo College is a highly selective liberal arts college offering an integrated undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum into educational experiences and civic engagement in both domestic and international settings. As such, it attracts students from diverse backgrounds interested in social justice and activism. The College is a member of the Posse Program and home to the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership. It is located in Kalamazoo, MI, a diverse and vibrant city in western Michigan and home of the first nationwide city-based college tuition remission program, the Kalamazoo Promise. Sitting half way between Detroit and Chicago, the city has its own lively arts scene and is home to the Kalamazoo Institute of Art, a monthly “Art Hop,” many small art studios, and a youth arts collective focused on social justice. Kalamazoo is also home to a large research university that shares many of its resources with members of the Kalamazoo College community. Thirty-five miles from the beautiful beaches and coastal towns of Lake Michigan, the area also offers many opportunities for outdoor activities. For more information about the College, see our home page

Completed applications will be accepted electronically at http://www.kzoo.edu/search/index.php?dept=arthistorywgs.

Candidates who are selected for preliminary interviews will be asked to submit additional materials, including three letters of recommendation and a writing sample, at a later date. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype.

  • Completed applications received by October 15, 2018 will receive full consideration. Please plan to submit the following application materials by that date to Ryan Fong and Christine Hahn, Search Co-Chairs, in PDF format: cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a 1-2 page statement of teaching philosophy, which should include how candidates work with underrepresented students and engage issues of diversity and inclusion in curriculum and the classroom. 

Lafayette College (PA) - TT Asst. Professor of Women's and Gender StudiesEdit

The Lafayette College Women's and Gender Studies Program invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of feminist activism, social movements and/or policy beginning in the Fall Semester, 2019. A Ph.D. in Women's and Gender Studies or an appropriate social science field is required at the time of appointment.

We seek a teacher-scholar who will contribute to our vibrant and growing interdisciplinary major program. Candidates should be able to teach the WGS introductory course, as well as intermediate and advanced courses in the areas of feminist activism, social movements and/or policy. The ability to teach interdisciplinary feminist research methods and design is also of interest. The WGS program at Lafayette is committed to intersectional perspectives and candidate expertise in intersectional approaches to both pedagogy and scholarship is highly desirable. Academic responsibilities include teaching 4 courses the first year and then 5 courses per year thereafter, and participating in events and programming related to Women's and Gender Studies. In all cases, the successful candidate will have training in Women's and Gender Studies, a commitment to pedagogical excellence, a promising scholarly record, and interest in working in collaborative interdisciplinary settings.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, brief statements of teaching and research interests, a C.V, a sample syllabus, a short (max 10 pages) writing sample, and three letters of reference to http://apply.interfolio.com/52641. Candidates should include in their application an explanation of how their teaching, research and/or scholarship could contribute to Lafayette's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Prospective applicants with inquiries about the position can contact Mary A. Armstrong, Chair of the Search Committee, at armstrom@lafayette.edu.

  • Applications will be accepted until October 15th, 2018.

London School of Economics (UK) - Assistant Professor in Gender Studies (Gender and Sexuality)Edit

The Department of Gender Studies (formerly known as the Gender Institute) was established in 1993 to address the major intellectual challenges posed by contemporary changes in gender relations. This remains a central aim of the Department today, which is the largest research and teaching unit of its kind in Europe. In our research and teaching we aim to combine theory and practice with an interdisciplinary and transnational perspective.

We are looking to recruit an Assistant Professor with outstanding research potential (see below) to teach on our MSc programme in Gender. The successful candidate will join a team providing postgraduate teaching to students from an interdisciplinary range of backgrounds. They will also be expected to conduct and publish outstanding quality research. In addition to teaching on and convening the MSc programme in Gender (Sexuality), the successful candidate will also supervise dissertations and PhD students, contribute to team-taught courses in interdisciplinary gender theories, epistemologies and methodologies, or other courses as directed. You will contribute actively to the life of the Department, enjoy working as part of a team, and possess the ability to adapt to its varying demands.

Candidates should have, and be able to demonstrate in their applications, expertise and research interests in at least one of the following areas:

Sexuality and ethics in research practice;
Transnational and/or Intersectional approaches to sexuality;
Histories of sexuality or the field of Sexuality Studies;
LGBT/queer theory;
Sexual citizenship and/or rights;
Sexuality, borders and migration;
Sexuality and political, cultural or visual representation;
Postcolonial and/or decolonial approaches to sexuality.

You will also need to have a completed PhD, or be close to obtaining a PhD, in gender or sexuality studies by the post start date; a track record or trajectory of internationally excellent publications; and a clear, well developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications. The ability to teach at postgraduate level is required, and experience in teaching gender and sexuality at postgraduate level is desirable.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.

In addition to a competitive salary the benefits that come with this job include an occupational pension scheme, a research incentive scheme with personal reward options, generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement, a collegial faculty environment and excellent support, training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

To apply for this post, please go to http://www.lse.ac.uk/LSEJobs. If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Professor Clare Hemmings, c.hemmings@lse.ac.uk

  • The closing date for receipt of applications is 31 October 2018 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

London School of Economics (UK) - Assistant Professor in Gender and GlobalisationEdit

The Department of Gender Studies (formerly known as the Gender Institute) was established in 1993 to address the major intellectual challenges posed by contemporary changes in gender relations. This remains a central aim of the Department today, which is the largest research and teaching unit of its kind in Europe. In our research and teaching we aim to combine theory and practice with an interdisciplinary and transnational perspective.

We are looking to recruit an Assistant Professor with outstanding research potential (see below) to teach on our MSc programme in Gender, Development & Globalisation. The successful candidate will join a team providing postgraduate teaching to students from an interdisciplinary range of backgrounds. They will also be expected to conduct and publish outstanding quality research. In addition to teaching on the MSc programme in Gender Development & Globalisation the successful candidate will also supervise dissertations and PhD students, contribute to team-taught courses in interdisciplinary gender theories, epistemologies and methodologies, or other courses as directed. You will contribute actively to the life of the Department, enjoy working as part of a team, and possess the ability to adapt to its varying demands.

Candidates should have, and be able to demonstrate in their applications, expertise and research interests in one or more of the following areas:

Political economy approaches to gender, development and globalisation
Theorizing policy and practice
Inequality within and between countries
Migration
Labour markets; work and employment
Health
Education
Poverty
Social movements and collective action.

You will need to have a completed PhD, or be close to obtaining a PhD, in social sciences by the post start date; a track record or trajectory of internationally excellent publications; a clear, well developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications; training and experience with mixed (qualitative-quantitative) research methods. An area focus on Africa, the Middle East or South East Asia is desirable but not essential. The ability to teach at postgraduate level is required and experience in teaching gender, development & globalisation at Master’s level is desirable.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.

In addition to a competitive salary the benefits that come with this job include an occupational pension scheme, a research incentive scheme with personal reward options, generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement, a collegial faculty environment and excellent support, training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

To apply for this post, please go to http://www.lse.ac.uk/LSEJobs. If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Professor Clare Hemmings, c.hemmings@lse.ac.uk

  • The closing date for receipt of applications is 31 October 2018 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

Loyola Marymount University (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - Sexuality StudiesEdit

The Women’s and Gender Studies Department in the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts at Loyola Marymount University seeks candidates for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall semester 2019. We seek a scholar with expertise in Sexuality Studies and critical race feminisms/queer of color critique. We are open to various methodological approaches, but expertise in quantitative methods would particularly enhance our existing strengths. The applicant would be expected to teach introduction level courses in Gender Studies and Sexuality Studies as well as upper division courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. We welcome teacher-scholars with doctoral degrees in Women’s and Gender Studies, Ethnic Studies, or other interdisciplinary fields; candidates with PhDs in other social science and humanities disciplines with designated emphases in the areas outlined above will also be considered.

The Department places a high priority on diversity, social justice, and inclusive pedagogy in fostering academic excellence. Candidates must show promise in both research and teaching.

  • Interested applicants are invited to upload a cover letter addressing research and teaching experience, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and names and contact information of three professional references by October 5, 2018 to http://jobs.lmu.edu. Only electronic applications will be considered. Please direct any questions to WGST@lmu.edu.

Mount Holyoke College (MA) - Open Rank Professor of Gender Studies (Black Feminism)Edit

The Department of Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for an open-rank position in Black Feminism, with an expected start date of July 1, 2019. We seek a scholar with expertise in black feminist theory and methodologies with a commitment to interdisciplinary studies. The position will contribute to the current strengths in the Department, which include reproductive technologies, queer/trans studies, social activism and transformative justice, visual culture studies, post-humanism, and theater studies. The Department is deeply committed to black feminist theory and praxis, and this position will showcase the foundational work of black feminism within and beyond the discipline of gender studies.

Applications must be made online at https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu/. Please submit a letter of application, CV, brief writing sample (up to 25 pages uploaded as one PDF), a one-page statement of teaching philosophy/practice, a statement of research interests, and a statement on mentoring a diverse student body addressed to the search chair, Kimberly Juanita Brown. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted on their behalf. Electronic prompts to referees will be generated automatically after the completed application has been submitted.

  • Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018. We plan to conduct initial video-conference interviews in mid-December.


Montclair State University (NJ) - TT Assistant Professor of Social Work and Child AdvocacyEdit

  • Full-time, tenure-track, beginning September 1, 2019
  • Area of research specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates with research interests that involve children, youth, and families.
  • Candidate must possess (a) an MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited program and (b) a Ph.D. in a discipline related to child advocacy and policy (all allied disciplines encouraged to apply).
  • The responsibilities of the current position include an active scholarly agenda (with the expectation of the pursuit of external funding) and teaching in the department’s Child Advocacy and Policy programs and in the social work minor.
  • To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of research and teaching interests. Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.  University posting: https://app1.montclair.edu/xf/hr_jobpostings/details.php?id=1514

Oklahoma State University (OK) - TT Asst. Professor - Gender & Women's Studies ProgramEdit

Tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning August 2019. PhD, preferably from an interdisciplinary degree program; strong academic training in gender, women's, and sexuality studies; and evidence of related teaching at the university level. Demonstrated ability to teach both general education and upper division theory courses. 2/2 teaching load and support and service to the GWST program.

Gender and Women's Studies at Oklahoma State University is a growing program devoted to expanding horizons for women, LGBTQ individuals, and people of color in Oklahoma and has an interdisciplinary curriculum. For further information on the program, see our web page at http://womensstudies.okstate.edu/.

Submit letter of application explaining background, experience, and qualifications to teach our students; an updated cv, and dossier including three letters of recommendation and transcript through Interfolio using this link http://apply.interfolio.com/55018

  • To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2018. However, we will continue to accept and consider applications until the position is filled. Filling of this position is contingent upon availability of funding.

Pennsylvania State University (PA) - Advanced Assoc. or Full - Women, Gender, and Sexuality StudiesEdit

The Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies at The Pennsylvania State University is hiring to fill the Brill Professorship in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. We invite applications from senior feminist scholars working at the intersection of gender and health, broadly defined. We strongly encourage applicants whose research focuses on global health and bioethics, through a feminist lens.

The Brill Professorship is open to an interdisciplinary scholar in the humanities or social sciences, at the full or advanced associate professor rank. This hire is part of an initiative to complement departmental strengths in gender and health studies, feminist bioethics, critical race studies and critical sexuality studies.

Applications must be submitted electronically at https://psu.jobs/ and will include a letter of application, a statement of current research, and a curriculum vitae that includes the names of three to five referees. Apply online at https://psu.jobs/job/83115

We encourage applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Inquiries may be directed to Professor Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor, Search Committee Chair, at jaw55@psu.edu.

  • Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018, and we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

Pomona College (CA) - TT Assistant Professor Position in Gender and Women’s StudiesEdit

Pomona College seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies, to begin fall 2019. Gender and Women’s Studies is a vital and growing program philosophically, politically and pedagogically centered on intersectional, woman of color, transnational and queer of color history and theory. We seek a scholar and teacher whose research focuses on queer and/or transgender studies, and whose methodologies emerge from the intersection of those fields with interdisciplinary or disciplinary work primarily in the social sciences, with consideration given to the humanities. Some areas of interest might be but are not limited to: ethnographic practice, black and/or indigenous queer and feminist theory, disability studies, movement histories, activism, media studies and performance studies. Transnational and/or hemispheric approaches are welcome, across any geographic spectrum.

The teaching load at Pomona College is two courses per semester. Faculty are expected to teach across all levels of the undergraduate curriculum and are eligible for generous teaching and research grants. Candidates should have PhD in hand at time of appointment. Complete application includes cover letter, description of dissertation or book project; curriculum vitae; writing sample of approximately 30-35 pages, three brief statements – one addressing teaching philosophy and experience, one addressing scholarship and including your future directions, and one addressing demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body - and three letters of reference. Candidates may receive later requests for graduate transcripts as well as a sample syllabus for an upper-level undergraduate course in the candidate’s area of expertise.

  • Please apply through Academic Jobs Online Applications will not be accepted after August 31st, 2018. We will be interviewing at the National Women’s Studies Association conference in Atlanta from November 8-11 or via video conferencing; both kinds of interview are given equal weight. Please indicate in your letter if you will be at the National Women’s Studies Conference.
  • Friends! Kyla Wazana Tompkins here. I am a member of the search committee but not the chair of the committee.  Please note that Pomona provides some helpful information about how to craft a diversity statement on our website: https://www.pomona.edu/administration/academic-dean/faculty-jobs/how-prepare-diversity-statement
  • Where we are legally able to we will periodically check in here and update people on the status of the search. We know this is a hard and taxing process and send you our warmest wishes, our support and want you to know we are eager to read your materials.
  • When I click the link to Academic Jobs online, there's a message in red text that the opening is closed and no longer accepting applications. Is that an error? -> They originally misclassified the link under "Art History" on Academic Jobs Online and have since made a new one: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11485 (I have updated this above, too).
  • Any idea when invitations will go out for phone interviews and NWSA interviews? --> Hi, Kyla Wazana Tompkins here, search committee member but not chair. We are reading files now and don't have a precise deadline for invitations yet. Our goal is to leave a reasonable amount of time for people to book tickets, if they want to go to Atlanta. We are also doing skype interviews, as the ad states. So many wonderful projects! It's a real honor to read your work, candidates. 
  • Any new updates?
  • For addressing our cover letters correctly, does anyone know who the chair of the search committee is? Thank you!
  • Aimee Bahng here (also a member of the search committee): Please address cover letters to Zayn Kassam, current chair of GWS at Pomona. -- thank you!
  • Is this job still accepting applications? The listing states that applications were due by Aug 31st, but Academic Jobs Online lists the deadline as Sep 14th and is still accepting new submissions. Thanks for clearing this up!
  • ????is this position still accepting applications? The online application says 9/21 ???? --> Kyla Wazana Tompkins here. So sorry for this confusion. We had to extend the deadline on AJO software to let late letters come in but the first deadline of August 31 did stand. I apologize that it took us too long to respond to this question.

Purchase College, SUNY (NY) - TT Asst. Professor of Media Studies (incl. Gender / Queer Studies)Edit

  • The Media Studies Program invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor to join our faculty, beginning Fall 2019. We seek a scholar of media cultures who will also contribute to the recently inaugurated MFA in Media Arts and Culture. We are particularly interested in candidates with an interdisciplinary approach (critical race theory, decolonial/postcolonial studies, disability studies, indigenous studies, and gender/queer studies) with research in one or more the following areas: artificial intelligence, critical data studies, digital activism, media archeology, platform studies, and social media. Media Studies is intertwined with the Anthropology Program; therefore, familiarity with ethnographic methods is highly desirable.
  • Qualifications: PhD in Media Studies or related field. ABD candidates with completion date by May 2019 will be considered but must have the PhD in hand by the time of appointment. Evidence of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate college level, or of potential as an effective teacher, is also required. Candidates from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants must attach the following to the online employment application: 1) Cover letter should discuss research and teaching, as well as how the candidate will contribute to the Bachelor’s and MFA program; 2) CV; 3) Teaching portfolio or student evaluations
  • The candidate should have a record of excellence in teaching, and a passion for working closely with students is essential. The successful candidates will be committed to student learning, student success, and a liberal arts education. Responsibilities include teaching 5 courses and supervising 4-6 senior projects per academic year. Professors in Media Studies typically teach 3 required courses and 2 electives in the faculty’s area of research. Other duties include mentoring upper-level undergraduate students and graduate students, academic advising and community service (which encompasses committee work as well as College, School, and Board of Study governance).
  • Founded on the principle that artists and scholars are indispensable to each other and the pursuit of social justice, Purchase College combines professional conservatory programs in the visual and performing arts and distinguished programs in the liberal arts and sciences. Located 25 miles north of Manhattan in Westchester County, the campus celebrates diversity and creativity, encouraging students to “Think Wide Open.” Purchase College is part of the State University of New York system.
  • To apply, please visit the following website: https://jobs.purchase.edu and complete an online application first. Hard copy and email submissions are not accepted. Review of applications will continue until November 5, 2018. Purchase College, SUNY is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

San Diego State University (CA) - TT Open Rank Professor - Feminist Science and TechnologyEdit

The Department of Women's Studies at San Diego State University invites applications for an open rank, tenure-track position. We seek to strengthen our offerings in the following area:

Feminist Science and Technology Studies: We invite applications from scholars with a research concentration in feminist science studies foregrounding an intersectional approach between women’s, gender, and sexuality studies and science and technology studies. Areas of expertise may include, but are not limited to: critique of masculinist scientific models, epistemologies, and methodologies; critical analyses of nature, naturalization, and the materiality and biology of sex, gender, and sexuality as intersecting with race, class, ability, and nation; health (reproductive; HIV/AIDS; mental health; disabilities); environmental studies (including environmental racism) and sustainability; trans-species and animal studies. We are particularly interested in scholars who work from a disability studies and/or queer studies approach.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in a related field. A minimum of a graduate minor or concentration in Women’s Studies, or a significant track record of research and teaching in Women’s Studies, is required. An M.S. in a STEM field is preferred. We also require the following: The ability to support and develop the Women’s Studies curriculum in natural science, technology, and/or environmental feminism, including concerns related to gender, race, class, sexuality, and species. A demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching of a very diverse student population, including theoretical, applied and activist perspectives. A commitment to strengthen an already successful M.A. program in Women’s Studies. A commitment to collaborating in the development of interdisciplinary College and University programs. A strong record or promise of scholarly accomplishments appropriate to level of appointment. Experience in working collaboratively with colleagues and community to develop productive networks for education and research. Demonstrated dedication to leadership, institution-building and curriculum development. This position may also be eligible for the SDSU Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) hiring program that creates additional faculty lines for candidates who meet two or more of the listed criteria. To be considered for one of these additional BIE hires, candidates should identify in their letter of application how they meet two or more of the criteria https://womensstudies.sdsu.edu/sdsu_bie.html.

  • Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The appointment is scheduled to begin in August 2019. Information about the position and the department is available at our Web Site at http://WomensStudies.sdsu.edu. Application letters, three references, sample syllabi, and a full curriculum vitae should be submitted via Interfolio https://apply.interfolio.com/53174.

San José State University (CA) - TT Assistant Professor - LGBT/Sexuality/Queer StudiesEdit

The SJSU Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program (housed in the Department of Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences) is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Required: A Ph.D. in Women’s, Gender, and/or Sexuality Studies, LGBT Studies, Queer Studies or related field with research focus on LGBT, Queer, Transgender, or Sexuality Studies; Ph.D. completion at the appointment start date; evidence of scholarly potential. Preferred: Experience teaching Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the undergraduate level; knowledge of curriculum development in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; administrative experience.

Applicants should demonstrate awareness of and sensitivity to educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, holding office hours, mentoring students, course development, and participation in department, college, and university activities. Scholarly and professional contributions are expected for tenure and promotion.

Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Starting Date: August, 2019 Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Procedure: For full consideration, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/ philosophy, research plans, and at least three original letters of reference with contact information to http://apply.interfolio.com/52968

For further information, please contact: Dr. Tanya Bakhru at tanya.bakhru@sjsu.edu Dr. Carlos Garcia at carlos.e.garcia@sjsu.edu Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.

San Francisco State University (CA) - TT Asst. or Assoc. Professor - Gender and Sexuality in Latina/Latino StudiesEdit

San Francisco State University, Department of Latina/Latino Studies, offers an exciting opportunity for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position focused on Latina/Latino gender and sexuality from a history or social science perspective.

The candidate's scholarship should draw from historical or social science methodologies and may address a range of topics in the areas of Latina/Latino Studies, Ethnic Studies, Latina/Latino History, Women's and Gender Studies, Sexuality Studies, Sociology, American Studies or related discipline.

Teaching assignments will include the following courses: Seminar on Gender and Latinas/os Gender, Sexuality, and Latino Communities

Teaching assignments could also include some of the following courses: Oral History Methods: Theory and Practice; History of Latinas/os in the U.S.; Central American History and Heritage; Mexican American History and Heritage; Caribbeans in the US: History and Heritage; Latinas/os in California; Afro/Latina/o Diasporas.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, productive participation on departmental, college, and university-wide committees; mentoring and advising undergraduate students; holding regular office hours; curriculum development and improvement, particularly with regard to student learning outcomes; and remaining current in both subject area and teaching methodologies. Rank and Salary:

Assistant or Associate Professor. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The California State University (CSU) provides generous health, retirement and other benefits.

Responsibilities: Prepare course materials such as syllabi, lecture and discussion materials, readings and assignments, assessments, and learning resources. Initiate, moderate, and facilitate classroom discussions. Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, papers, etc. in a timely manner. Compile, administer, and grade examinations or other learning assessments. Maintain student grades and other required records or reporting materials. Conduct research in one's field of interest and present findings in peer-reviewed journals, books, or professional conferences. Stay current on developments in the discipline by reading new literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences. Plan, evaluate and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction. Hold regularly-scheduled office hours for the purpose of advising and assisting students. Actively participate on assigned committees in accordance with department or College needs, and SF State's strategic vision. Actively participate in collegial interactions in fulfilling service assignments and other duties at the department, college, and university level. Additional duties as assigned. The position includes a full-time faculty workload per the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the California State University and the California Faculty Association. The workload primarily includes teaching assigned undergraduate courses in Latina/Latino Studies and conducting an active scholarship program, which advances knowledge in the field of one's specialty.

Qualifications:

Required: Ph.D. or equivalent degree in History, Ethnic Studies, Latina/Latino Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, Sexuality Studies, Sociology, American Studies or related discipline.

Preferred: One to two years of undergraduate teaching experience with a large, diverse student body or in a multicultural setting. Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum design, instruction of individuals and groups, and the assessment of learning. Planning and organizing skills sufficient to ensure implementation of the assigned curriculum, job duties, and established expectations. Oral and written communication skills in the English language at a level that comprehends and conveys information to and from students, colleagues, and others in an effective manner. Awareness and engagement with critical concerns in the discipline and a publication record that demonstrates a sustained research focus on Latina/o gender and sexuality. A demonstrated record of community involvement related to Latinx gender and sexuality. Interpersonal orientation that encourages productive interactions with students, colleagues, and other campus stakeholders and promotes collegiality in department, college and university contexts.

  • Application: Submit letter of intent/interest, a current CV, sample of scholarly papers, teaching philosophy regarding pedagogical approaches that address Latina/o gender and sexuality, description of research interests, and letters of recommendation from three references. Teaching evaluations will be requested at a later date.
  • Submit all materials via email to ltnshire@sfsu. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. [Date Posted: August 1, 2018]

San Francisco State University (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - Interdisciplinary Feminist StudiesEdit

San Francisco State University, Department of Women and Gender Studies offers an opportunity for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Feminist Studies beginning August 2019, whose transnational research is in either (a) Gender and Sexuality and the Global South or (b) Environmental Justice and Indigenous Feminisms. Area (a) might engage such issues as religion and secularism; critical development studies and human rights; language and translation; and/or social movements. Area (b) might engage such issues as disability; global health inequalities; and/or sustainability. The position requires research and teaching that challenges historically validated and legitimated formations of knowledge.

Women and Gender Studies at SFSU is a growing department that offers an undergraduate major and minor, and a graduate Master's degree. Viewing the production of knowledge about gender as co-constitutive with other formations of difference, and as political, the department seeks, in its research, teaching, and community building, to explore both gender's embeddedness in current forms of injustice as well as its past and emergent potential for transformative politics. For more information on the department, please see http://wgsdept.sfsu.edu/about.

The mission of San Francisco State University is to create and maintain an environment for learning that promotes respect for and appreciation of scholarship, freedom, human diversity, and the cultural mosaic of the City of San Francisco and the Bay Area; to promote excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment; and to provide broadly accessible higher education for residents of the region and state, as well as the nation and world. To fulfill its mission, the University is committed to the following goals: Attracting, retaining and graduating a highly diverse student body; Providing disciplinary and interdisciplinary liberal arts and professional education that is academically rigorous and intellectually challenging; Providing curricula that reflect all dimensions of human diversity, and that encourage critical thinking and a commitment to social justice; Recruiting, retaining and supporting a diverse faculty whose teaching demonstrates an active engagement with their individual fields of study and whose creative and scholarly work is an extension of the classroom, laboratory or studio; Employing a staff and administration reflecting the diversity of our student community and the values of the campus; Fostering a collegial and cooperative intellectual environment that includes recognition and appreciation of differing viewpoints and promotes academic freedom within the University community; and Serving the communities with which its students and faculty are engaged.

Responsiblities: Candidates will teach courses in the areas of either religion and secularism, diaspora and migration; or environmental racism, indigenous feminisms; and other related areas of specialization , as well as in our core curriculum. These course may include "Introduction to Women and Gender Studies," "Gender, Race, Nation," "Feminist Methodologies," (core) and elective courses like "Muslim Feminisms," "Gender, Health and the Environment," "Native Feminisms," and other elective courses in the candidate's field of expertise. The position entails teaching and/or research experience with institutions serving large student bodies, including those who are first generation, historically under-represented, and self-supporting.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, productive participation on departmental, college, and university-wide committees and service; mentoring and advising graduate and undergraduate students; supervising graduate students; holding regular office hours; curriculum development and improvement, particularly with regard to student learning outcomes; and remaining current in both subject area and teaching methodologies. Detailed description of duties is available at http://wgsdept.sfsu.edu/

Qualifications:

Required- Ph.D. in Feminist, Gender, Sexuality or related fields from the social sciences, humanities or law; while we welcome degrees from a range of disciplines, research and teaching should reflect interdisciplinary and transnational scholarship.

Preferred- A strong background in the relational study of gender and sexuality, particularly as these formations co-constitute understandings of race, economy, nation and citizenship is preferred.

Experience teaching courses in the areas of religion and secularism, diaspora and migration, environmental racism, indigenous feminisms or other related areas of specialization as well as in our core curriculum, for instance, Introduction to Women and Gender Studies.

Demonstrated excellence in teaching, and experience teaching large student bodies, including those who are first generation, historically under-represented, and self-supporting is preferred.

Rank and salary: Assistant Professor salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The CSU provides generous health, retirement and other benefits. The faculty at the CSU are collectively bargained.

Application process: Submit letter of intent/interest, a current CV, teaching philosophy, a statement on how your teaching and scholarship align with the commitment of the Women and Gender Studies Department to foster an inclusive and diverse academic community; and names and contact information of three references. Letters of recommendation, writing sample, syllabi, and course evaluations upon request at a later date.

Submit all materials to:

Search Committee
Dept of Women and Gender Studies
1600 Holloway Ave; San Francisco CA 94132
or wgshire@sfsu.edu
subject line: WGS TT Search Application
  • Submit all materials by October 23, 2018. Questions welcome by email. ---> Q.: the actual ad says the deadline is Oct. 10. Can anyone clarify?

Simon Fraser University (CAN: BC) - TT Asst. Professor - Global, Transgender HealthEdit

The Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Global Transgender Health at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing July 1, 2019.

The preferred candidate will be engaged in interdisciplinary research on trans (broadly defined across diverse cultures) health and/or medicine from a global perspective and will have a research profile that sits at the intersection of the social sciences and humanities. In addition to a demonstrated publication record in global trans health research, candidates should also show effective teaching and the ability to work effectively within transnational and intersectional frameworks in their undergraduate and graduate teaching in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies. They should also suggest ways that they can participate in service to the department, the university, and the broader community. Finally, he preferred candidate will have a PhD in hand by the appointment start date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The position is subject to availability of funding.

Applicants will electronically submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy and selection of course evaluations), a resume of research interests and agenda, and a sample of written work. Each candidate must also arrange for three academic reference letters to be forwarded to the Department. All materials should be sent to: Dr. Lara Campbell, Chair Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Email: gswspost@sfu.ca

  • Complete applications will be reviewed as they are received. All applications and reference letters must be received by 19 November 2018.

Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi (USA:TX) - TT Asst. Professor - US Women, Gender & Sexuality HistoryEdit

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor in US Women, Gender, and Sexuality History beginning August 2019
  • Preference will be given to candidates whose work fits within the larger context of Transnational/Borderlands or emphasizes Latinx History
  • PhD in history is required; advanced ABD considered, degree must be conferred by August 2019
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 "3, including two sections of their preferred half of the U.S. Survey each semester, as well as undergraduate upper-level and graduate courses in their field and area of specialization"
  • Required materials: a CV, cover letter, list of three professional references including name, address, title, telephone number, and email addresses, a writing sample of approximately 30 pages, evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness (syllabi, portfolio, teaching review, student evaluations, etc.), and unofficial copies of graduate transcripts. Confidential letters of recommendation will be requested after the application is submitted
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2019.

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

Located in the culturally vibrant town of Denton, Texas, the Department of Multicultural Women's and Gender Studies at Texas Woman's University (TWU) invites applications for department chair at the rank of associate or full professor to begin summer 2019. TWU, a historically women's institution, is ranked as one of the top ten universities with the most diverse student populations and is recognized as a Hispanic-serving institution. TWU is located within the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex, which is home to multiple organizations that address issues such as reproductive justice, racial injustices, homelessness, transphobia, environmental justice, prison reform, and immigration reform. The Department of Multicultural Women's and Gender Studies has developed an exciting transdisciplinary curriculum that engages the diverse community at TWU and in the larger DFW area by critically applying feminist/womanist scholarship on behalf of social justice.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. with at least 18 graduate credit hours in Women's and Gender Studies (WGS) and/or have published extensively in the field. Candidates should also currently hold a position at the rank of associate or full professor, with administrative experience as department chair or program director, and experience teaching graduate and/or advanced undergraduate students in WGS and/or related fields. The successful candidate will value shared governance and collaboration while providing leadership and management for multiple degree programs in a transdisciplinary, multicultural environment.

We seek a scholar who has an integrated approach to research, teaching, and service. While we welcome all areas of expertise, we prefer that the candidate is engaged with and has an intersectional approach to one or more of the following areas: women of color feminisms, womanist thought, feminist/womanist pedagogies, critical race theory feminisms, transnational and postcolonial feminisms, imperialism, settler colonialism, disability studies, LGBTQ+ feminisms, and queer theory.

UNIVERSITY AND DEPARTMENTAL INFORMATION: The Department of Multicultural Women's and Gender Studies offers 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 IRC21496.

  • Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

University of California Berkeley (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - Gender and Women's StudiesEdit

The Department of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for an assistant professor, tenure-track faculty position, with an expected start date of July 1, 2019.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to equity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service. Further information available at: https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity

We are seeking applications from candidates with thorough training in the discipline of women, gender, and sexuality studies. Because of the interdisciplinary characteristics of the field, we are open to candidates from degree programs in any relevant department or discipline. This is an open search, although we are particularly interested in candidates with a scholarly focus on gender and visual, and/or digital cultures and technologies; critical race theory and/or critical indigeneities and American politics; and/or gender and science studies/reproduction. We are interested in a scholar with deep commitment to feminist transnational, postcolonial, and decolonial perspectives.

We are also interested in individuals who may have had nontraditional career paths or who may have taken time off for personal reasons (e.g., caretaking or disability), or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academe (e.g., in the arts, advocacy, or professional service).

Basic qualifications: PhD (or equivalent international degree) or enrolled in PhD (or equivalent international degree) granting program at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications: PhD (or equivalent international degree) at the time of application preferred. Preference will be given to applicants with a record of excellent research and publication and candidates with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching. At least one year post-PhD teaching and/or research experience preferred. Candidates who will advance diversity, equity, and inclusion through their teaching, research, and/or service are preferred.

To apply for consideration, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01873

Applicants should submit the following materials for a complete application: Curriculum Vitae (your most recently updated C.V.), Cover Letter, Statement of Research, Statement of Teaching (statement of teaching experience and pedagogical philosophy), Sample Publication or Chapter (up to 25 pages in length) and please submit a 2 - 3 page statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these issues, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired as a Berkeley faculty member (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity). Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted via the application portal. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html prior to submitting their letters.

  • Applications must be received by October 8, 2018. Please direct questions to Perla Pinedo at ppinedo@berkeley.edu

University of California Los Angeles (CA) - "Ladder Faculty" (Adv. Asst. - Full Prof.) - 20th-Century British and Anglophone Literature Edit

The Department of English at UCLA invites applications for a tenure-track position in 20th-Century British and Anglophone Women’s Literature, with rank ranging from advanced Assistant to Full Professor. We welcome candidates whose teaching, research, and service reflect a commitment to diversity and excellence. Candidates should demonstrate engagement with recent developments in feminist studies, race studies, and/or postcolonial studies for addressing women’s writings across racial, ethnic, religious, or national lines. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research is interdisciplinary and who have a commitment to teaching innovative curricula to both undergraduate and graduate students. A Ph.D. or equivalent is required by date of hire.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, 20-page writing sample, a statement detailing the candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and three names of references to be contacted later (Optional: 2-3 letters of recommendation welcomed with application materials), to Lowell Gallagher, Chair, Department of English, via the UCLA Recruit system at: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03931.

  • Application dossiers are due by November 15, 2018; interviews will be via teleconferencing in early December. The position is subject to final administrative approval.

University of California Santa Barbara (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - Sociology of Sexuality and GenderEdit

The Department of Sociology invites applications for a position in the sociology of sexuality and gender at the rank of assistant professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. Applicants must have a PhD in Sociology or related field by the time of appointment. The ideal candidate will have an active research agenda embracing an intersectional approach, and a demonstrated promise of excellence in teaching. The department is particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

Applicants should submit a current CV, cover letter, statements of teaching and research, writing samples and an optional statement of contributions to diversity. We also ask for a minimum of three Reference Letters, to be submitted via UC Recruit. You may apply via UC Recruit: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01275

  • For primary consideration, all application materials should be received by September 10, 2018, position is open until filled.

University of California Santa Cruz (CA) - Assoc/Full Prof - Feminist Studies and Africana StudiesEdit

The Feminist Studies Department [1] at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for the tenured Associate Professor or early stage Full Professor position in Africana Feminist Studies. We seek a scholar with a demonstrated track record of creativity and excellence in problem- and question-driven scholarship on Africa and/or the African Diaspora, capaciously construed, who would contribute to the Department's undergraduate major and Ph.D. program.

Feminist Studies at UC Santa Cruz is an interdisciplinary department that, while located in the Humanities Division, nevertheless embraces methodologically-reflexive and epistemologically-attentive approaches to thinking that seek both to destabilize and to trace the construction of traditionally-wrought distinctions between the humanities, the social sciences, and the sciences. We welcome candidates who would complement or deepen department strengths in intellectual and disciplinary history, postcolonial and poststructuralist engagements with language and power, critical area studies, transnational cultural studies, and feminist science and technology studies, as well as candidates who might push departmental forms of expertise with new directions and challenges. Collaborations of heterodox approaches to interdisciplinary scholarship receive support from the Department's strong and longstanding relationships with the Center for Cultural Studies, the emerging Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Program, and the Science and Justice Research Center.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to research, teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels, and service to the department. This position carries a five-course equivalency workload, which normally means teaching four courses over three quarters and carrying other academic and service responsibilities.

We welcome candidates who understand the barriers facing women and minorities who are underrepresented in higher education careers (as evidenced by life experiences and educational background), and who have experience in equity and diversity with respect to teaching, mentoring, research, life experiences, or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.

ACADEMIC TITLE: Associate Professor or early stage Full Professor

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience; academic year (nine-month basis)

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. (or equivalent foreign degree) in a field related to the description above, a record of research, and five years teaching and administrative experience. It is required that applicants will have reached tenure at the time of application.

POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2019, with the academic year beginning in September 2019.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system; all documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.

APPLY AT http://apptrkr.com/1278390 Please refer to Position # JPF00615-19 in all correspondence.

  • Open date: August 17th, 2018 Next review date: November 1st, 2018.

University of Colorado Boulder (CO) - TT Assistant Professor - Women and Gender Studies and Jewish StudiesEdit

The Program in Jewish Studies and the Department of Women and Gender Studies invite applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level for social science candidates working on women and gender in Jewish culture, religion, or politics. Historical period is open. We are interested in candidates from the following fields: anthropology, psychology, economics, political science, geography, and sociology. A PhD in a relevant field is required at the time of appointment. The appointment begins August 19, 2019. The position will be fully rostered in Women and Gender Studies, with teaching split evenly between the two academic units. The successful candidate must have demonstrable strength and interest in teaching courses, including those at an introductory-level, in the areas of both Jewish Studies and Women and Gender Studies.

A PhD in a relevant field is required at the time of appointment.

Special Instructions: To apply, please submit the following materials: 1. Please include a sample of work. 2. Resume/CV 3. Cover Letter 4. List of references 5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy 6. You will need to submit 3 references for this position. These individuals will be contacted and asked to submit a letter of recommendation as part of your application materials. To apply: https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/Assistant-Professor-Women-and-Gender-Studies-and-Jewish-Studies/13155?

  • Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

University of Kentucky (KY) - TT Asst. Professor of Women's and Gender StudiesEdit

The Department of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Kentucky seeks applications for a full-time, tenure track, assistant professorship 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 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 gender or sexuality studies, with subspecialties in race and ethnicity, African history, imperialism, and modern Britain. Required is a Ph.D., a graduate certificate, or a concentration in feminist studies/gender and women's studies specifically. 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.

Please submit online 1) a cover letter including a statement of research and teaching interests; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) one publication or professional paper (upload under Specific Request 1).

In addition, please provide the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities: Demonstrated exceptional promise as scholars and teachers, as well as a strong commitment to departmental and university service.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?: No.

Preferred Education/Experience: Preference will be given to advanced assistant professors.

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (MD) - TT Asst. Professor - Gender and Women's Studies (Latinx/Indigenous Sovereignty, Human Rights and/or Violence)Edit

The Gender and Women’s Studies Program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin in August 2019. The successful candidate should have demonstrated experience teaching core gender and women’s studies courses at the undergraduate level, a sub-specialty in Latinx or Indigenous sovereignty, human rights, and/or violence, a promising research agenda, a commitment to and experience in fostering inclusive excellence, and a Ph.D. in Gender/Women’s Studies or a closely related interdisciplinary field at the time of appointment. The position is fully funded through the Gender and Women’s Studies Department, with the possibility of teaching courses cross-listed with other campus units. The teaching load is 3/2.

Applicants should be addressed to Dr. Carole McCann and be submitted through Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/51253). Applications should include a 1) letter of interest, 2) CV, 3) a statement of experience with and commitment to inclusive excellence, 4) a writing sample, and 5) sample syllabi and teaching evaluations if available.

  • Review of applications will begin November 19, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

University of Massachusetts - Boston (MA) - TT Asst. Professor - Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality StudiesEdit

The Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and the MS Program in Transnational Cultural and Community Studies invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position beginning September 1, 2019. We are especially interested in a candidate keen to contribute to program development of the relatively new graduate program of TCCS and undergraduate minor of Sexuality Studies. This would be a joint appointment, with the tenure home in the Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies; teaching and service responsibilities would be equally shared across both units and supported through a Memorandum of Understanding. We are seeking candidates who specialize in queer/sexuality studies and critical ethnic studies. We particularly welcome candidates with research areas that include—but are not limited to—sexuality studies and critical race theory, settler colonialism and indigenous studies, imperialisms, and postcolonial studies.

The standard teaching load is four courses a year, including both undergraduate and graduate courses.Courses might include core courses for WGS or TCCS, courses central to the WGS Sexualities Studies minor, and courses in the candidate’s area of focus as well as WGS undergraduate and TCCS graduate courses in queer theory, queer of color critique and/or transnational/diasporic queer studies, community-engaged research methods. Responsibilities also include advising and mentoring students in both TCCS and WGS.

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. (in hand or by August 2019), in a relevant discipline in the humanities, social sciences, or related inter or transdisciplinary fields. Examples of preferred backgrounds include a Ph.D. and/or a graduate certificate/concentration, in feminist, gender, sexuality, or women’s studies with focus on issues of race, racism, or immigration, or a PhD in critical ethnic studies with a focus on gender and sexuality.

For more about TCCS, see: http://www.umb.edu/tccs.ms@umb.edu

For more about WGSS, see: http://www.umb.edu/academics/cla/women/ug/ba

Application Instructions: To apply, please upload a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests/experiences, one writing sample of no more than 30 pages, and contact information for three letters of recommendation to: http://employmentopportunities.umb.edu/boston/en-us/job/496026/assistant-professor

Please direct questions to the Co-Chairs of the Search Committee: Elora Chowdhury WGSS at Elora.chowdhury@umb.edu or Karen Suyemoto TCCS at Karen.suyemoto@umb.edu.

  • Initial review of applications will begin October 30th and continue until the position is filled.

University of Michigan (MI) - TT Open Rank Professor of History of Gender and HealthEdit

The University of Michigan’s Departments of Women’s Studies and History seek qualified applicants for a jointly-appointed assistant professor tenure-track, or at the rank of associate or full professor with tenure, in the history of gender and health. We seek candidates with scholarly expertise and teaching experience and interests in the history of gender and health in non-U.S. locations such as East Asia, Mexico, Central America, or Africa. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated an ability to implement a multidisciplinary approach that includes history and women’s/gender/feminist studies. Related interests may include: science, technology, and society studies; sexuality studies; ethnic and/or area studies; environmental history; health care; or intersectionality.

This is a university-year appointment with an expected start date of September 1, 2019. Interested applicants are required to hold a Ph.D. degree prior to the appointment in women’s studies, history or related disciplines. Applicants must demonstrate evidence of excellence in both teaching and research.

Candidates should submit a digital application dossier via email attachment (in PDF format) to WS-History-Search2018@umich.edu. Applicants should provide: Cover letter addressed to Chair of the History of Gender and Health Search Committee; Curriculum Vitae; Statement of current and future research plans; Writing sample (no more than 25 pages); Statement of teaching philosophy and experience (or a teaching portfolio containing such a statement); Evidence of teaching excellence (i.e., student evaluations of teaching, course syllabi, teaching awards that can be part of a teaching portfolio). In addition, candidates should provide three letters of recommendation, which should be sent directly to WS-History-Search2018@umich.edu from the signer’s (or credentialing service’s) institutional email address.

  • Deadline to apply for full consideration for the position is October 1, 2018. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on October 8, 2018, and will continue until an appointment is made.

University of Notre Dame (IN) - Assistant Professor in Gender and Peace StudiesEdit

The University of Notre Dame's Keough School of Global Affairs invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Gender and Peace Studies, based at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. The position will begin in August 2019; Ph.D. degree is required at the time of hire.

The disciplinary specialization for the position is open. Depending on the profile and interests of the successful candidate, the position could have an affiliation with another School or College at the University of Notre Dame.

The Keough School (http://keough.nd.edu), of which the Kroc Institute (http://Kroc.nd.edu ) is an integral part, is particularly interested in scholars who engage in questions of gender and intersectionality as they relate to challenges to peace and prospects for justice and social transformation. The successful applicant is expected to play a leading role in the Kroc Institute's plans for developing a research and teaching focus on gender, intersectional enquiries, and peace theory and practice, as well as teach in the curricular programs of the Keough School.

The Keough School promotes interdisciplinary research in global affairs and encourages applications from scholars who engage in interdisciplinary research and teaching, and who work on the nexus between theory and practice.

The Kroc Institute is a leading center for the study of strategies for sustainable peace and the causes of violent conflict. Kroc Institute faculty conduct research on the conditions for peace, including the role of peace processes and the causes of war (from local and regional armed conflicts to large-scale international conflicts), as well as genocide, terrorism, ethnic and religious conflict, structural and cultural violence, and violations of human rights. The Kroc Institute offers an undergraduate program in peace studies, a Master's concentration in peace studies as part of the Keough School's Master in Global Affairs, and joint Ph.D. programs in Peace Studies with the Departments of Anthropology, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Theology.

Application Instructions: All applicants are required to submit a letter of interest and a C.V., and should also arrange for the submission of three letters of reference.Nominations and inquiries may be sent via email to:

Prof. Asher Kaufman, John M. Regan Jr. Director, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Chair, Gender and Peace Studies Search Committee, Keough School of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame. akaufma2@nd.edu

For more info, please visit: https://apply.interfolio.com/53933

  • Applications must be submitted by October 15, 2018. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI) - Open Rank Professor of Gender & Sexuality in African Cultural StudiesEdit

The Department of African Cultural Studies (ACS) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for an open-rank faculty position in gender and sexuality, with a preference for research in southern Africa and/or in Francophone west/central Africa.

All candidates will hold a Ph.D. in Gender & Women's Studies, African Studies, Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Performance Studies, or a closely related discipline, and be able to provide evidence of successful teaching experience at the university level. All candidates must have proven success in conducting research appropriate to their stage of career. Candidates with an ability to conduct research using one or more indigenous African languages are strongly encouraged to apply.

The ideal candidate will have a substantial fieldwork experience, superior knowledge of an African language, and a demonstrable commitment to Africanist scholarship. We welcome candidates who would actively engage in the intellectual life of our department, enhance our commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, and pursue significant ongoing research and publication. The successful candidate will join a unique department with diverse geographical, theoretical, linguistic, and methodological interests and a close relationship to a world-class African studies Program. UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus' interdisciplinary research strength in key areas of current and future research promise, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate level courses in African gender studies, theory, and fieldwork, as well as introductory African courses related to the candidate's cognate discipline(s). African Cultural Studies teaching load is two courses per semester, fall and spring. The successful candidate will also engage in significant ongoing research and publication and will perform department, university and community services as appropriate for faculty rank.

The Department of African Cultural Studies is committed to increasing and fostering diversity in the campus community. Candidates who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas. The University of Wisconsin is committed to building a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.

Interested candidates should find the full position announcement at http://jobs.wisc.edu (PVL #96264), click on "Apply Now" and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a writing sample of roughly 35 pages, and a sample syllabus for a course related to gender and sexuality in Africa. You will be asked to provide contact information for three references; they will each receive an electronic link through which they can upload a signed letter of reference. If the writing sample forms part of a larger book manuscript or dissertation, please include an abstract and table of contents or a statement of how the writing sample fits in with the larger project.

  • For full consideration, all materials must be received no later than midnight, Sunday, 2 December 2018. However, positions may remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI) -  TT Asst. Professor - Asian American Studies/Gender and Women's StudiesEdit

The University of Wisconsin - Madison is seeking to hire a faculty member to conduct research and teach courses in Asian American Studies and Gender and Women's Studies. We welcome candidates in any discipline and time period within Asian American Studies whose work emphasizes gender and/or sexuality, broadly defined. Candidates with a particular interest in the intersection between Critical Race Studies and LGBTQ Studies, queer theory or Trans Studies are encouraged to apply. The tenure home will be in the Department of Gender and Women's Studies with a joint appointment in the Asian American Studies Program. Candidates must have a Ph.D. by the start of the appointment. The appointment is expected to begin in August 2019. 

This position is part of the Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Studies Cohort, which was developed in order to advance innovative approaches to the study of racialization and the practice of social justice in the U.S. We seek scholars whose transformative research honors both the desire to understand oppression and to enact social justice in the form of pedagogic practices, inclusive campus climate initiatives, and community involvement. Candidates should have an interest in collaborating with the Cohort and with colleagues in schools, centers, and training programs across campus.

Overall, four candidates will be recruited in this Cohort: 1) American Indian Studies (History as tenure home) [PVL 95181], 2) Chican@/Latin@ Studies [PVL # 94895], 3) Asian American Studies (Gender & Women?s Studies as tenure home) [PVL # 95361], and 4) Afro-American Studies [PVL # TBA].

You will be asked to create a profile and upload a resume and letter of interest. You will also be asked to provide a writing sample and a summary of teaching evaluations You will be asked to provide contact information for three references: they will each receive an electronic link through which they can upload a signed letter of reference.

Questions about the position should be directed to Cindy I-Fen Cheng (cicheng@wisc.edu), Director of Asian American Studies Program and/or Aili Tripp (atripp@wisc.edu), Chair of the Department in Gender and Women's Studies. 

  • The deadline for assuring full consideration is November 1, 2018, however positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI) - TT Open Rank Professor of Social Causes & Consequences of Reproductive Health (Cluster Hire)Edit

The faculty member appointed to this position will be expected to lead research programs into the social causes, pathways, and consequences of reproductive trends, as well as communities most directly and adversely affected by reproductive inequities in the United States. The main tenure home for this position is likely to be Gender and Women's Studies, Sociology, and/or Social Work, with potential joint appointments in other social sciences departments as indicated by the candidates' background and interests. The position will involve a teaching load consistent with the home department(s), which will likely involve both undergraduate and graduate instruction and mentoring.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an energetic, cutting-edge, highly visible research program; advise graduate and post-graduate research; develop and maintain extramural funding for their research program; and teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the management and implementation of reproductive health and social policy, or develop new courses in their area of expertise, as appropriate. The successful candidate's research will also address either underlying causes of or pathways to reproductive health and health disparities or the consequences of these disparities and the communities most adversely affected by reproductive inequities in the United States.

This position is part of the Reproductive Equity Cluster, which was developed in order to build cross-disciplinary research expertise necessary to examine the drivers and consequences of inequities in reproductive health and to identify potential solutions. Areas of research could include health care policy, special policy, structural, and individual factors related to family planning, fertility/infertility, maternal and infant mortality, and other aspects of maternal and child health as they relate to policy and practice. It is expected that the successful candidate will focus on health disparities and health equity. A major purpose of the cluster is to build on existing strengths on campus. Ultimately, it is a goal that an expansion of this work at UW-Madison will translate into greater health equity and improved health and well-being of residents of Wisconsin and beyond.

The interdisciplinary, comprehensive focus of the cluster will be used to expand research activity in this area and add greater diversity to the voices engaged in these discussions, particularly with respect to health disparities and inequities, and program and policy effects on disparities, whether due to geography, socio-economic status, race, ethnicity, or program delivery.

Candidates should have an interest in collaborating with the cluster and with colleagues in schools, centers, and training programs across campus such as the School of Medicine and Public Health, Population Health Sciences, the LaFollette School of Public Affairs, the School of Work, the School of Human Ecology, the Institute for Research on Poverty and the Center for Demography and Ecology.

You will be asked to create a profile and upload a current curriculum vitae, a cover letter that includes a statement of research and teaching interests, and up to three writing samples. You will be asked to submit the names and contact information for three references. These references will submit confidential letters of recommendation on your behalf through the application portal. 

Questions about the position should be directed to Jenny Higgins: jenny.a.higgins@wisc.edu

  • Applications must be received by October 1, 2018 for full considerations. Applications may be considered after this date until the position is filled

University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI) - TT Asst. Professor - Women's and Gender Studies (Middle East / N. Africa)Edit

The University of Wisconsin Madison is seeking to hire a faculty member to conduct research and teach courses in gender/women's studies as it relates to the contemporary Middle East and North Africa, with a preference for the Arab Middle East. Preference will be given to applicants with area expertise who conduct research using Middle East languages, particularly Arabic. The tenure home will be in the Department of Gender and Women's Studies with joint appointments possible in other units. Candidates must have a Ph.D. by the start of the appointment. The appointment is expected to begin in August 2019.

The faculty member, whose training may be in one of the humanities or social science disciplines or in a gender/women's studies department, will be part of an interdisciplinary group affiliated with the Arab Politics and Society cluster hiring initiative and is expected to participate in the development of the cluster and its activities, including collaborating with the other cluster faculty and with colleagues in the Middle East Studies Program. Faculty positions include a commitment to the important functions of research, instruction, and outreach, as well as professional and university service as appropriate to faculty rank.

Overall, three candidates will be recruited in this Cluster: 1) Gender/Women's Studies [PVL # 95025]( this particular search), 2) Political Science [PVL# 94569] , and 3) History [PVL # 94576]. These positions are part of the UW's Cluster Hiring Initiative (https://facstaff.provost.wisc.edu/cluster-hiring-initiative/), designed to foster innovative, outstanding research programs that will stimulate productive interactions among faculty and students interested in research across the campus and to expand interdisciplinary research.

Additional Information: UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus' interdisciplinary research strength in key areas of current and future research promise, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence.

We are open to a variety of disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and methodological approaches, but engagement with feminist scholarship is required for this position. Formal training in Gender and Women's Studies is a plus.

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.

Regarding the other two PVLs associated with this Cluster: PVL 94569 has been posted. PVL 94576 will be posted by late July, if not before.

Contact: Aili Tripp atripp@wisc.edu 608-890-3890 Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants: To begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button.

You will be asked to create a profile and upload a resume and letter of interest. You will also be asked to provide a writing sample, a summary of teaching evaluations and a list of three (3) or more professional references as part of your online application.

Questions about the position should be directed to the department chair, Aili Tripp (atripp@wisc.edu.)

  • The deadline for assuring full consideration is November 15, 2018, however positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

Washington University in St. Louis (MO) - Open Rank Position in Sexuality StudiesEdit

The Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Washington University in St. Louis seeks an assistant, associate, or full professor in the area of Sexuality Studies. We are especially interested in innovative scholars who concentrate in one or more of the following areas: racialized sexualities; sexual labor and economies; sexual health and reproductive justice; transgender studies; queer indigeneity and migration studies. Candidates should demonstrate an ability to teach our introduction to women, gender, and sexuality studies course, as well as advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in feminist theory, queer theory, queer of color critique, and/or critical sexual studies. Candidates must have completed the Ph.D. in gender and sexuality studies, or a related field by July 1, 2019. Candidates at the rank of associate or full professor 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 an expanding graduate program. We currently have a core faculty of nine, and affiliated faculty across the humanities, and in history, anthropology, sociology, law, and social work. The department’s research strengths include race, gender and cultural studies, sexuality studies, and feminist and queer theory.

Applications should be addressed to Professor Jeffrey Q. McCune and be submitted through Interfolio, https://apply.interfolio.com/52656. Applicants should submit a 1) letter of interest (with clear statements of research, teaching, and contributions to issues of diversity), 2) a current curriculum vita, and 3) three letters of reference.

  • Priority will be given to applications received on or before October 15, 2018, but applications will be reviewed until the search is concluded. Requests for additional information pertaining to the search, may be directed to Professor Jeffrey Q. McCune, Search Committee Chair, at jmccune@wustl.edu.

West Virginia University (WV) - Professor and Director of Center for Women's and Gender StudiesEdit

The Center for Women's and Gender Studies (https://womensgenderstudies.wvu.edu/) at West Virginia University (WVU) seeks a strong leader to serve as Director. This is a tenured faculty position at the rank of Professor.

The Director is part of the leadership team of the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences. The Director will be expected to promote principles of shared faculty governance; foster a transparent culture that values and seeks input from all stakeholders; promote a culture of diversity and inclusion; facilitate professional development of faculty, staff, and students; guide the Center to increased research activity and competitiveness; and promote disciplinary and interdisciplinary programming and innovation. The Director will provide responsible and professional leadership in managing the day-to-day operational needs of the Center including fiscal management; hiring and supervision of staff; evaluating faculty; and allocating facilities and equipment for teaching, research, and service activities.

The Center offers a Graduate Certificate, a BA in Women's and Gender Studies, and undergraduate minors in Women's and Gender Studies and in LGBTQ+ Studies. The Center sees the field of Women's and Gender Studies as connected to critical race studies, transnational feminisms, queer studies, science studies, women's health, and related fields. The Center is a multidisciplinary unit focused on intersectional and cross-disciplinary connections across campus. The Center is committed to promoting equitable representation among faculty, staff, and students, and to encouraging student engagement in the community. The Center supports five graduate teaching assistants enrolled in the Graduate Certificate program and other programs across WVU. Faculty members also have appointments in the LGBTQ+ Center and the Departments of English and Geology and Geography. Additional Faculty Associates across WVU connect the Center to multiple disciplines and colleges.

WVU is a comprehensive land-grant university that enrolls 29,000 students. It is classified as "highest research activity" by the Carnegie Foundation. The Morgantown campus is situated along the Monongahela River and Rail Trail and within 10 miles of Cooper's Rock State Forest, and is within easy traveling distance of Washington, D.C. to the east, Pittsburgh, PA., to the north, and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, to the west. Morgantown is a safe, inclusive, and family-friendly community. WVU provides faculty members with a supportive environment for developing a visible and productive career (https://talentandculture.wvu.edu/new-employees). WVU also offers a Dual Career Program to assist partners in their career transition and job search.

Skills: Qualifications include a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a field conducive to leadership, teaching and scholarship in women's and gender studies; evidence of successful administrative leadership; knowledge of research and educational trends in women's and gender studies; ability to work collaboratively in a diverse environment with a range of students, faculty, administrators, and external constituents; ability to manage budgets and establish fiscal priorities; strong written and oral communication skills; and an established record of successful teaching and research that will merit appointment at, or promotion to, the rank of Professor with a grant of tenure at WVU.

Online App. Form: https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=37edd692aed6fa2d38f74341a83dc8c1

To apply for this position, submit, as a single PDF document: (a) a letter of application outlining your administrative experience and interest in this leadership position, your approach to managing your leadership role relative to research and teaching, and your philosophy of undergraduate and graduate education; (b) your curriculum vitae; and (c) contact information for at least three references who may speak to your skills in leadership and management.

  • Applications will be processed until the position is filled but those received by November 26, 2018 will receive priority consideration. Preferred start date of July 1, 2019 is negotiable. For further information, contact Kasi Jackson, chair of the search committee, at kasi.jackson@mail.wvu.edu.

Yale University (CT) - Associate or Full Professor in Global Migrations and Gender/Sexuality StudiesEdit

The Programs in Ethnicity, Race & Migration and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies at Yale University seek to hire a scholar with an accomplished record of research and teaching at the intersection of Global Migrations and Gender/Sexuality. The successful candidate may be a specialist in any geographical region, and represent either a humanities or a social science discipline; interdisciplinary scholars and scholars conducting comparative work grounded in critical or post-colonial perspectives are particularly encouraged to apply. Areas of focus might include climate and famine migration, environmental justice, political economy, human rights and social justice, cities and geography, labor, indigeneity, or diasporic communities. This is a tenured position, with appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications. Duties include teaching, advising, and service contributions within Yale University’s programs in Ethnicity, Race & Migration and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies.

The successful candidate or candidates will begin on July 1, 2019, and hold a joint appointment in Ethnicity, Race, and Migration and Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies, with potential affiliation to another fitting department or program.

Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent degree, and rank of Associate or Full Professor at the time of hire.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Applicants should apply through Interfolio and must include the following: A letter of application, addressed to Prof. Alicia Schmidt Camacho, Chair of Ethnicity, Race, and Migration; Current curriculum vitae; A statement of research and teaching interests. Letters of reference are not required at this initial stage. For additional information, please inquire at erm@yale.edu

  • The review of application materials will begin on October 1, 2018, and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

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Brandeis University (MA) - Allen-Berenson Postdoctoral FellowEdit

The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Brandeis University invites applications in the field of trans or non-binary gender studies for its two-year Allen-Berenson Postdoctoral Fellowship. The discipline is open; we are especially interested in scholars who bring an intersectional approach to their intellectual work. The successful candidate will teach one course each semester and participate in the scholarly life of the faculty. We expect that the Fellow will teach an undergraduate introductory course in sexuality and queer studies in addition to courses in their area of expertise. In the second year the Fellow will give a public lecture. Candidates are expected to have completed their Ph.D. and start their fellowship by August 2019. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a sample of your scholarly work as it relates to trans or non-binary gender studies, and three letters of recommendation to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11503.

  • To be considered, applications must be submitted by December 15, 2018. Questions can be directed to: Shannon Kearns, Program Administrator, Women’s Gender & Sexuality Studies Program (skearns@brandeis.edu).

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 2019-20 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 2019-20 will be $60,000.

  • Completed applications are due online by October 15, 2018. Applicants must have received their PhD by October 1, 2018. Please see our website (http://wsrp.hds.harvard.edu/apply) for more information.

Portland State University (OR) - Senior Instructor I Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies (Women of Color Feminisms, Reproductive Justice, Community-engaged Learning) (Non-TT) Edit

The PSU Department of Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Senior Instructor I to begin September 15, 2019. This position is a nine-month, renewable appointment with the possibility for continuous appointment and advancement in rank to Senior Instructor 2. The teaching load is 9 courses for the academic year (3 courses/quarter).

The department offers two majors, in Women’s Studies and in Sexuality, Gender and Queer Studies. We seek a colleague who is an experienced instructor and practitioner of feminist activism with particular attention to women of color feminisms, reproductive justice, and community-engaged learning. Teaching experience should include women of color feminist theories, contemporary feminist social justice activism, global reproductive justice, and/or introduction to women’s studies, using an intersectional lens of analysis. Candidates should have experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds, including first generation students, low-income students, students of color, students with disabilities, and queer, trans, and gender non-conforming students. The department especially values candidates whose teaching, community engagement, and scholarship theorize from lived experience, and whose pedagogy is rooted in intersectional feminist praxis and epistemologies that challenge settler colonialism and white supremacy.

Responsibilities will include teaching both required courses and electives. Courses may include WS101 Intro to WS, WS305 Women of Color Feminist Theories, WS307 Women, Activism & Social Change, and/or WS369U Global Reproductive Justice. This position will contribute to the long-term vision of the department, and as such there will be opportunities to develop and offer courses in the candidate’s area of specialization.

WGSS is a founding partner in the School of Gender, Race & Nations (along with the departments of Black Studies, Chicano/Latino Studies, and Indigenous Nations Studies), and department faculty currently participate in the graduate certificate in Gender, Race and Nations. The successful candidate may also participate in the graduate program under development in the new school.

Primary Activity I - Instructional

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree or PhD in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, or related field, with at least 2 years of community-engaged political, artistic, or scholarly practice. Specialization in feminist activism and women of color theories. Previous record of teaching WGS courses.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching both general education and WGS courses; Experience teaching in both face-to-face and online modalities; Experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds.

This position is scheduled to start September 16, 2019. Apply at: https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/26947

  • Review of applications will begin 10/30/2018, and continue until finalists are identified.

Portland State University (OR) - Visiting Scholar - Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Edit

The PSU Department of Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor to begin September 15, 2019.  

The department offers two undergraduate majors, in Women’s Studies (WS) and in Sexuality, Gender, and Queer Studies (SGQS). We seek a colleague with expertise in queer of color critique, and whose scholarship offers evidence of social justice praxis. Candidates should have experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds, such as students of color, first generation students, low-income students students with disabilities, and queer, trans, and gender non-conforming students. The department especially values candidates whose teaching and scholarship theorizes from lived experience, and whose pedagogy is rooted in intersectional feminist praxis and epistemologies that challenge settler colonialism and white supremacy.

The successful candidate will teach courses that include a focus on queer of color theories and contemporary issues. Teaching responsibilities will include required courses in the SGQS major and minor.  Courses will include WS360U Intro to Queer Studies, WS332U Race, Class, Gender & Sexuality and WS482 Topics in Transnational Sexuality Studies. The teaching expectation is 5 courses for the year.  

WGSS is a founding partner in the School of Gender, Race & Nations within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (along with the departments of Black Studies, Chicano/Latino Studies, and Indigenous Nations Studies), and Department faculty currently participate in the graduate certificate in Gender, Race and Nations. The successful candidate may contribute to the discussion of curriculum development in the School.

Primary Activity - Instrutional

Minimun Qualifications: PhD in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, or related field, in hand by September 15, 2019. Specialization in queer of color critque, pedagogy rooted in intersectional feminist praxis & epistemologies, and previous experience teaching WGSS courses.

Preferred Qualifications: Expreience teaching in both face-to-face and online modalities, experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds.

This position is scheduled to start Sept. 16, 2019. Apply at: https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/27815

  • Review of applications will begin 01/07/2019, and continue until finalists are identified.

Princeton University (USA:NJ) - Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, Fung Global FellowsEdit

  • Princeton University is pleased to announce the call for applications to the Fung Global Fellows Program at the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS). Each year the program selects six scholars from around the world to be in residence at Princeton for an academic year and to engage in research and discussion around a common theme. Candidates will be considered in three categories: (1) Four of the fellowships will be awarded to early-career scholars employed in the equivalent of tenure-track positions who are expected to return to their position. (2) One fellowship is set aside for a postdoctoral research associate who at the time of application does not have a tenure-track faculty appointment. (3) In addition, one fellowship will be awarded to a senior scholar. All candidates must be based outside the United States.
  • During the academic year 2019-20, the Fung Global Fellows Program theme will be “Thinking Globally.” How people have thought about the planet has informed the institutions, norms, and policies that have pulled it together and torn it apart. For centuries, ideas of free trade, human rights or global governance have framed cooperation and competition, order and disorder. Such ideas have also spawned border-crossing movements, from campaigns to end slavery to commitments to reduce carbon emissions. In turn, global thinking and action have often reinforced commitments to national ideas and efforts to curb global exchange. The goal of this research theme is to explore how ideas framed the understanding of interests and the making of institutions that have yielded commonness and conflict across and within borders. We also want to understand how these ideas and practices came into being through scientific networks, foundations, and think tanks. The Program will also examine rival world ideas that have challenged prevailing orthodoxies. Nowadays, with cooperative norms under challenge, global institutions under stress, and a century of guiding ideas about global convergence in doubt, we want to take a broad look at where these ideas came from, their effects, and the prospects for intellectual renewal or rethinking. The goal of the 2019-20 Fung Global Fellows cohort will be to explore the ways people learned to rely on or to reject strangers far away, as well as to imagine how global relationships came to be and could be different. We welcome applicants from all disciplinary and inter-disciplinary fields from the sciences to the humanities whose work addresses this set of themes in any historical period or world region.
  • All candidates must reside outside the United States. To be eligible, postdoctoral applicants must have completed all requirements for their Ph.D. before August 1, 2019 but cannot have received their degrees more than three years prior to the start of the appointment on September 1, 2019. Early-career fellows must have received their Ph.D. or equivalent no earlier than September 1, 2009. Senior scholars, who have received their doctorates before 2009, must have faculty appointments and a record of scholarly accomplishment in the designated theme of the program. Fellowships will be awarded on the strength of a candidate’s proposed research project, the relationship of the project to the program theme, the candidate’s scholarly record, and the ability to contribute to the intellectual life of the program.

Saint Mary's College (IN) - Gender and Women's Studies Department - Visiting Assistant ProfessorEdit

The Saint Mary’s College Department of Gender & Women’s Studies invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin August, 2019 with the ability to teach some combination of the following:  Introduction to Gender & Women’s Studies, Transnational Feminisms, and Feminist Methods.  The individual in this position will teach three courses per semester based on the needs of the department and the teaching interests of the successful candidate.  Candidates who teach and conduct research from a transnational or global perspective are preferred, as are candidates with a background in the social sciences.

A Ph.D. either in Gender and Women’s Studies, or an interdisciplinary or related-field with graduate-level certification or experience in Gender and Women’s Studies will be preferred. Candidates who are A.B.D. will be considered.  The successful candidate will contribute to the mission of the college which promotes a life of intellectual vigor, aesthetic appreciation, religious sensibility, and social responsibility.  Saint Mary’s College has a mission-driven responsibility to be diverse, inclusive, and equitable.  The Department of Gender & Women’s Studies emphasizes excellence in writing and student engagement in research, advocacy, and internships and strong candidates will have an interest in inclusive pedagogy. 

Saint Mary’s is a competitive, private undergraduate Catholic women’s college with an emphasis on quality teaching and student-faculty research collaborations.  Saint Mary’s College is located in Notre Dame, IN and is adjacent to South Bend, an ethnically diverse city of 120,000 people, in Northern Indiana, approximately 90 miles east of Chicago. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter which includes a statement of how the candidate addresses their commitment to diversity, vitae, available evidence of teaching success, and three (3) professional references electronically to bspencer@saintmarys.edu or via U.S. Mail to Dr. Bettina Spencer, Saint Mary’s College, Spes Unica Hall, Box 65, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556.

  • Review of applications will begin 10/22/2018 and continue until the position is filled.  Initial interviews will take place at NWSA or via Skype in November 2018.

University of Cincinnati (OH) - Department of Sociology - Ohio Policy Evaluation Network Postdoctoral FellowEdit

We are pleased to announce a new postdoctoral fellow position with the Ohio Policy Evaluation Network (OPEN) at the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. OPEN conducts rigorous, impactful, and forward thinking social-science research on the reproductive health of Ohioans. Our program is comprised of multiple interdisciplinary research projects which assess reproductive health outcomes, equity, access, cost, and autonomy in the context of federal and state laws and policies. The research team includes faculty, staff, and students from Ohio State University, University of Cincinnati, Case Western Reserve University, and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

Details : We seek an exceptional scholar with a strong background and interest in reproductive health research, including health policy, abortion, and contraception for a postdoctoral fellowship position at University of Cincinnati. The postdoctoral fellow will work closely with Michelle McGowan (Pediatrics and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies) and Danielle Bessett (Sociology) on a qualitative study focused on abortion clinic closures and legal vulnerabilities in Ohio and Kentucky. We expect data collection to be challenging and data analysis to be complex.  The postdoctoral fellow will also be involved in analysis and interpretation of findings, and working with PIs and co-investigators to develop a dissemination plan for the findings of the Kentucky clinic case study that is most impactful.

This position will provide postdoctoral research training and support (per NIH postdoctoral fellow salary rates) for one year, renewable for a second year upon satisfactory performance. The position also includes funds for travel to conferences for research dissemination and professional development.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants are US citizens or permanent residents specializing substantively in reproductive health research, who have earned a PhD or equivalent degree in sociology, women’s, gender & sexuality studies, anthropology, public health, bioethics, or a related field by January 2019. Experience with qualitative methods and data analytic techniques is required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills; an ability to multitask and function independently; good decision making and leadership qualities; strong networking and outreach skills; effective community relation skills; and a strong desire to advance public health knowledge in Ohio and Kentucky are also highly valued attributes. Preferred characteristics include experience with ethnographic or qualitative case study approaches; experience with multidisciplinary team research and grant funded projects; basic knowledge of reproductive health landscapes in Kentucky, Ohio or nearby states; demonstrated productivity in terms of published journal articles.

OPEN recognizes the strength that results from a diverse team, and applicants are encouraged to articulate in their cover letters which identities, backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences they will bring to our team. The University of Cincinnati is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer M/F/Vets/Disabled. Women, People of Color, persons with a disability, individuals who come from rural areas or were first-generation college students, and covered veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the University community. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in this area. In addition, preference will be given to candidates with ties to Ohio or Kentucky and who have strong intentions to remain or work in the region after training, as well as those who plan to focus on reproductive health policy-relevant research. OPEN does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion.

Minimum Qualifications : Applicants must have earned a PhD or equivalent degree in sociology, women’s, gender & sexuality studies, anthropology, public health, bioethics, or a related field by January 2019. Experience with qualitative methods and data analytic techniques is required

Application Process: Qualified and interested applicants must complete our online application process by visiting https://job.uc.edu (Search Requisition #31866).  In addition to the application, applicants must submit a current copy of their curriculum vitae; please use the additional documents function and attach a cover letter expressing their knowledge, experience and interests in reproductive health research and details about training and work experience to date; one writing sample; and send contact information for two academic references to Dr. Danielle Bessett (bessetde@ucmail.uc.edu). Applicants who have not yet completed their Ph.D. must also include a letter from their Committee or Department Chair specifying the date of the dissertation defense.

  • Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. We anticipate a position start date in January 2019.

University of Pittsburgh (PA) - Continuing Lecturer in Gender and ScienceEdit

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 2019 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 for majors and minors, 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.

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.

Questions can be directed to the Acting Director of GSWS, Prof. Scott Kiesling at kiesling@pitt.edu. For more information, see http://gsws.pitt.edu. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

University of Virginia (VA) - Teaching Asst. Professor - Gender and Women's StudiesEdit

The Women Gender & Sexuality Department at the University of Virginia seeks applications to fill a full-time Assistant Professor position on the Academic General Faculty. This is a teaching-oriented position that involves teaching 3 courses in the Fall semester and 3 courses in the Spring semester each year. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and advise students, and to perform service to the Department, the College & Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, the University, and the profession. Teaching areas of particular need include Introduction to Gender and Sexuality Studies, Feminist Theory, and/or Queer Theory; the successful candidate will also offer courses and seminars in his or her fields of specialization.

Applicants must hold a PhD at the time of appointment, and must demonstrate strong commitment to high quality teaching and advising at the college level. Previous teaching experience in a Women Gender & Sexuality (or similar) department or program is required.

  • Review of applications will begin on September 18, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. The appointment is expected to start in July, 2019 with classroom teaching to begin in Fall semester, 2019. To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0623943.
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