Assistant Professor of Women and Gender Studies and Anthropology, University of Illinois at Springfield. This is a tenure-track position for an interdisciplinary teacher-scholar in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/sexuality/queer studies. Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. (completed by time of appointment). Review of applications will begin on Jan. 19, 2009.
Assistant Professor of Women and Gender Studies and Anthropology, University of Illinois-Springfield Position
The Women and Gender Studies Department at the University of Illinois at Springfield seeks to fill a tenure-track position for an interdisciplinary teacher-scholar in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/sexuality/queer studies and whose teaching and scholarship is firmly grounded in feminist scholarship that focuses on the intersections of gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, class and sexuality. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and teach courses which address the histories, politics, and cultures of LGBTQ peoples and the diverse scholarship on gender/sexuality.
In addition, the successful candidate will fully participate in department and curricular matters, and will advise and mentor students. We will prefer candidates who can teach other WGS core courses; who are able or willing to teach some courses on-line; and who can fit their courses into the general education curriculum. .
Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to interdisciplinary undergraduate teaching, to working with diverse students, and must have a Ph.D. (completed by time of appointment) in women's studies, gender/queer/sexuality studies, or any discipline appropriate for appointment in the Department.
To apply please send vita, letter describing teaching and research interests, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to: Professor Heather Dell, Women and Gender Studies Program, University of Illinois at Springfield, 1 University Plaza MS UHB 3038, Springfield, IL 62703. The cover letter should describe a course unit on some aspect of LGBTQ studies, including content, pedagogy and goals for student learning. Review of applications will begin on January 19, 2009 and will continue until the position is filled.
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