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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 (email@example.com).
- Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
- Also posted at Ethnic Studies 2018-2019
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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.
- Also posted at American Studies 2019
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 email@example.com 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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or 323-343-5349.
- Also posted at Ethnic Studies 2018-2019
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. Associate Professor. PhD in Gender and Women’s Studies or related field preferred. Research and teaching interests open. The teaching load is five 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 (email@example.com; 641-269-3100) for assistance.
- To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by September 30, 2018.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Applications will be accepted until October 15th, 2018.
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).
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 email@example.com Dr. Carlos Garcia at firstname.lastname@example.org Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.
- Deadline November 1 (http://www.sjsu.edu/up/docs/fac-tenure-opps/fac-tenure-opps-fall-2018/WGSS%20TT.pdf)
San Francisco State University (CA) - TT Asst. or Assoc. Professor - Gender and Sexuality spec. 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.
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]
- Also posted at Ethnic Studies 2018-2019
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.
- Also posted at Ethnic Studies 2018-2019
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.
- For primary consideration, all application materials should be received by September 10, 2018, position is open until filled. You may apply via UC Recruit: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01275
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.
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 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 (email@example.com), Director of Asian American Studies Program and/or Aili Tripp (firstname.lastname@example.org), 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.
- Also posted at Ethnic Studies 2018-2019
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: email@example.com
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 (email@example.com.)
- 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
Visiting Positions / Limited-Term Appointments / Postdocs / Other Non-TT Positions Edit
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Also posted at Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2018-2019
Portland State University (OR) - Senior Instructor I Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies (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 9/24/2018, and continue until finalists are identified.
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