Visiting Assistant Professor, Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program

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Position Information

Position Information

Job Posting Number F00237
Position Title Visiting Assistant Professor, Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program
Department Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies-1070
Job Category Faculty Posting
Position Type Full-Time
Position Details

The Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies program at Wesleyan University seeks to hire a one-year visiting assistant professor beginning in July 2020, with substantive research and teaching interests in gender and sexuality studies, broadly construed. Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies is an interdisciplinary program offering an undergraduate major in the study of gender and sexuality as categories of analysis and experience within the broad matrices of race, class, ethnicity, and nation. The Visiting Assistant Professor will teach an introductory level Gateway course in gender and sexuality studies (FGSS 200), as well as other courses in the VAP’s area of specialization, and will carry a 3/2 teaching load.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. or advanced graduate course work in women’s and gender studies, Sociology, Anthropology, History, Literature, Philosophy, Media Studies, relevant area studies, or other relevant academic discipline required; a successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the candidate does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment.

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Special Instructions To Applicants

You will be asked to upload electronic versions of the items we require, which are (1) a cover letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching interests and philosophy (4) sample syllabi, (5) and evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available). As part of the teaching statement (or cover letter), we invite you to describe your cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body.

You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we may obtain confidential letters of recommendation (please double-check the accuracy of the email addresses of the referees you name to insure that you have the most up-to-date email addresses for each one).

After you have submitted all of the required documents, you will see a confirmation number. At that point, each of your referees whose email address you have provided will receive an automatically-generated email requesting that he or she submit a letter of reference for you.

Additional Information

Applications received after January 31 may not receive full consideration.

Please contact Victoria Pitts-Taylor, Chair of the FGSS Program ([email protected]), with any questions regarding the position or application process.

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