The Department of Women's & Gender Studies at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor to begin August 2010. Ph.D. required. Preferred candidates are those who have a strong background in transnational and intersectional feminist theories and methodologies. Application deadline: December 4, 2009.
Women's and Gender Studies at Syracuse University Assistant Professor Position
The Department of Women's & Gender Studies at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Women's & Gender Studies, appointment to begin August 2010, Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment. This position is contingent upon budgetary approval. We seek a candidate who demonstrates a strong record of interdisciplinary research and teaching in the field of Women's & Gender Studies, consistent with a tenure-track appointment at a research university. We are interested in a scholar with a strong background in transnational and intersectional feminist theories and methodologies, and are particularly interested in candidates who specialize in Latina, Chicana, Latin American, and/or Caribbean feminist scholarship. Interdisciplinary doctoral training required; Women's Studies or Interdisciplinary Ph.D. preferred.
The candidate's work should complement the mission, goals, and strengths of the WGS Department at SU. The candidate will be expected to contribute to our core undergraduate curriculum and to expand our offerings at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Our department http://wgs.syr.edu/ is distinguished by its commitment to intersectional, transnational, and interdisciplinary approaches, and an emphasis on issues of race, class, disability, sexuality, and ethnicity as an inherent part of our signature focus on transnational feminist analyses of gender and gender justice.
For full consideration, candidates must complete an online Dean/Senior Executive/Faculty Application http://www.sujobopps.com and attach a letter of application and a CV. In addition, a teaching statement, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation are required and should be forwarded separately to: Dr. Vivian May, Chair, Search Committee, Women's & Gender Studies Department, 208 Bowne Hall, Syracuse University, Syracuse NY 13244-1200. Deadline for RECEIPT of all materials is: December 4, 2009. Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.