Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Assistant Professor-in-Residence, College of Liberal Arts [R0126855]

Updated: 14 days ago
Job Type: FullTime

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Assistant Professor-in-Residence, College of Liberal Arts [R0126855]

Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 136,000 degrees, producing more than 120,000 alumni around the world. UNLV   is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine.  UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.  For more information, visit us online at:

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

The Department of Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for an Assistant Professor-in-Residence position to begin August 2022. This is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track position with a 4/4 teaching load. We are interested in an Interdisciplinary Gender and Sexuality Studies scholar with expertise in Latinx and/or Asian/Asian American Studies. We are particularly interested in candidates specializing in one or more of the following areas: queer of color critique and racialized sexualities; sexual health and reproductive justice; science and technology; carceral and prison studies; and transgender studies. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in Gender and Sexuality Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, and (depending on the candidate's expertise) Latinx and Latin American Studies or Asian and Asian American Studies; working with and mentoring students; and participating in appropriate service in the department. Preference will also be given to candidates with experience teaching interdisciplinary research methods and feminist and queer theory. 


Per the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Emergency COVID-19 Employee Vaccination Policy, all NSHE employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious waiver request.  All candidates for employment must have this information on file with Human Resources prior to their start date. Information about how the policy applies to new hires is now available on the COVID-19 Employee Vaccine Mandate webpage. 

This position requires a Ph.D. in Women's Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Ethnic Studies; or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university. Experience teaching at the post-secondary level in one or more of the above-noted fields and experience with and commitment to working with a diverse student population. Successful candidates will have demonstrated the potential to achieve excellence in undergraduate education, undergraduate advising, and service within the university. The Department is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the University's academic community through their teaching and service. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.  

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. 

The Department of Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies houses a number of dynamic programs, including African American and Diaspora Studies, American Indian and Indigenous Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Latinx and Latin American Studies, Multidisciplinary Studies, and Social Science Studies. For more information, view our web site at:

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on January 18, 2022 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Sheila Bock, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or

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Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted.

UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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