The Department of Gender and Race Studies at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. Teaching experience in Women's/Gender Studies is preferred. Appointment begins August 16, 2010. Review of applications begins: November 16, 2009.
The University of Alabama Assistant Professor Position
The Department of Gender and Race Studies at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level. We are interested in applicants from a variety of disciplines and interdisciplinary approaches with an expertise in an area of transnational feminisms (e.g., postcolonial, third-world, diasporic), with a secondary interest in eco-feminism, women's health, or women and technology. Applicants in social science areas are particularly attractive. We are looking for candidates with a commitment to interdisciplinary research and teaching in Women's Studies in our graduate and undergraduate programs. Responsibilities for transnational feminisms position include graduate and undergraduate teaching of Women's Studies courses, including Introduction to Women's Studies. Pursuit of an active research agenda leading to the publication of a number of articles or a book is required as well as service to the University community and professional organizations. The successful candidate will present a record of scholarship and teaching that is consistent with tenure-track work at a research university. Preferred applicants will have teaching experience in Women's/Gender Studies.
Women's Studies at The University of Alabama is one of the oldest programs in the southeastern United States. We are in the process of blending African American Studies with Women's Studies to form the Department of Gender and Race Studies. The new Gender and Race Studies Department will offer an undergraduate major and minor in African American Studies and an undergraduate minor and M.A in Women's Studies. The department is committed to providing a forum interdisciplinary teaching, research, and service in order to facilitate the critical investigation of the status and roles of women in society and to promote research by and about women.
This appointment will begin in August 16, 2010.
To apply, go to https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1256050093625 and complete the required online application. Attach a letter of application, and curriculum vitae. Send three letters of recommendation and a transcript of graduate work directly to Transnational Feminisms Search Committee, Department of Gender and Race Studies, Box 870272, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, 35487-0272. For more information, contact Dr. Jennifer Purvis, Search Committee Chair, email@example.com. Review of applications will begin November 16, 2009, and will continue until the position is filled. Members of the Department of Women's Studies may be available for in-person inquiries at the 2009 National Women's Studies Association Convention in Atlanta, GA.
The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We welcome applications from women, members of historically underrepresented minority groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.