Job Opening: Macalester WGSS

The Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department at Macalester College
is hiring a full-time, tenure-track advanced Assistant Professor or
Associate Professor in the field of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and
Transgender/Queer Studies. Strong preference will be given to a candidate
with interdisciplinary work based in the social sciences. The successful
candidate will be a recognized scholar who has teaching and research
expertise in studies of gender/sexuality as these are contextualized in more
than one of the following ethnic American contexts (Native-American Indian,
Latino/Latina, Chicano/Chicana, African-American, Asian-American, and
Anglo/European-American). In addition to this U.S.-based cross-cultural
expertise, an ability to create comparative studies (U.S. with other
national feminisms and sexualities) is desirable. The candidate will be
expected to teach introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses in
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies with a distinct basis in the history
of feminist/queer theories. More information about the department is
available on our website (

Screening of applications will begin on *October 15, 2008*, and may be sent
to the Chair of the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department,
Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, St Paul, MN 55105. To apply, please
send a letter of application, a statement of teaching and research interests
and philosophy in relation to a liberal arts college*,* CV, three letters of
recommendation, reprints/pre-prints, and teaching evaluations (if

*Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in
the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, with a population of
approximately three million people and home to numerous colleges and
universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester's diverse
student body comprises over 1800 undergraduates from 48 states and the
District of Columbia and over 75 countries. The College is proud of its
long-standing, mission-driven commitment to outstanding academic excellence
with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service
to society. We are especially interested in applicants dedicated to the
pursuit of excellence in both teaching and research/creative activity within
a liberal arts college community. As an Equal Opportunity employer
supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty,
Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members
of underrepresented minority groups.*

Dr. Sarker
American Council on Education Fellow, 07-08
Professor, WGSS and English
Chair, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, Minnesota 55105, USA.
Office Phone: 1-651-696-6316


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