California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Ethnic and Women’s Studies Department (EWS)
The Ethnic and Women’s Studies Department in the College of Education and Integrative Studies at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2014. We seek a candidate with expertise in African American Studies and a second candidate with expertise in Chicano/Latino Studies. Preferences will be given to candidates with specializations, but not restricted, in the following areas in diaspora, immigration, critical race theories, research methodologies, comparative social movements, cultural productions and/or performance, labor, education, digital and social media, queer/LGBT, gender, and multiracial/hybrid identities. The candidates will be expected to teach courses in their field of specializations, as well as additional EWS courses. In addition, the candidates should have the ability to teach comparative courses, integrate multiple disciplinary cultural and global perspectives, and incorporate educational technology in their teaching and professional activities. Candidates should also be committed to working with the campus cultural and gender centers and with diverse urban student populations.
The Position: The faculty members will teach undergraduate classes in the Ethnic and Women’s Studies Department. The position requires a proven record of teaching (minimum of two years), professional and scholarly achievements, and a commitment to service to the university. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a commitment to diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.
• An earned doctorate in Ethnic Studies, Cultural Studies, American Studies, Humanities, Social Sciences, Gender/Women’s Studies, or other related field from an accredited university by September 2014
• Ability to teach comparative courses, integrate multiple disciplinary cultural and global perspectives
• Two years university teaching experience
• Commitment to working with the campus cultural and gender centers and with diverse urban student populations
• Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate success in critical/interactive pedagogical practices
• Specializations, but not restricted, in the areas of diaspora, immigration, critical race theories, research methodologies, comparative social movements, cultural productions and/or performance, labor, education, digital and social media, queer/LGBT, gender, and multiracial/hybrid identities
• Evidence of scholarly potential (conference presentations, publications, grant development)
• Experience in mentoring and advising students
• Experience in working with student groups and/or community based organizations
• Experience with educational technology
Application Procedure: A completed application will consist of:
• a cover letter specifying either African American Studies or Chicano/Latino Studies and describes the candidate’s teaching and research experience and interests, teaching philosophy, and that addresses the duties and qualifications articulated in the position description;
• a curriculum vitae comprised of at least those elements specified on the application form and including the names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least five individuals who can speak to the candidate’s potential for success in this position;
• a sample course syllabus;
• a completed application form;
• a transcript showing highest degree earned (an official transcript will be required of finalists); and
• three recently signed letters of reference (within the last two years).
The position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than January 22, 2014. Early response is encouraged and submission of application materials in PDF is preferred. As process proceeds, candidates may be asked to submit additional sample syllabi and a writing example no longer than 20 pages. Please address all nominations, inquiries, requests for application forms, and application materials to:
Faculty Search Committee
c/o Jocelyn A. Pacleb, Ph.D., Committee Chair
Ethnic & Women’s Studies Department
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768
Phone: 909.869.3156 FAX: 909.869.6797
The University: Cal Poly Pomona is one of two polytechnic universities in the 23-campus California State University system. Our ethnically diverse student population of approximately 21,000 enrolls in 60 baccalaureate, 26 master’s degree programs and a doctorate in Educational Leadership, presented by a faculty of 1,000. We recruit students increasingly from throughout California and beyond. The students are success and career focused and extremely diverse. We are proud of our status as a Hispanic Serving Institution. We have a strong commitment to supporting scholarship, research, and student achievement. Our scenic and historic 1,400-acre campus, once the winter ranch of cereal magnate W. K. Kellogg, is located about 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in one of the most dynamic economic and cultural regions in the country, and within an hour’s drive of beaches, mountains, and desert. The university is committed to diversifying its faculty and staff and has m ade educational equity one of its highest priorities. The mission of the university is to advance learning and knowledge by linking theory and practice in all disciplines, and to prepare students for lifelong learning, leadership, and careers in a changing, multicultural world.
The College: CEIS is a unique College which is comprised of four departments: Ethnic and Women’s Studies, Liberal Studies, Education and Interdisciplinary General Education. The College provides an interactive, inquiry-based environment, incorporating a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary curriculum. CEIS educates students and candidates for leadership roles in a diverse and changing society through its undergraduate, teacher education, and graduate programs. For more information visit the CEIS website at http://www.csupomona.edu/~ceis.
The Department: The Ethnic and Women’s Studies Department offers an educational program that equips students with the knowledge, analytical skills and experience necessary to effectively live and work in today’s diverse society. The curriculum combines an interdisciplinary knowledge of our socio-cultural world with opportunities for community-based learning, internships and travel abroad experiences. The department offers a Major, with two options, five concentrations, and six Minors. Most courses meet GE requirements and are open to students from all majors. For more information visit the EWS website at http://www.csupomona.edu/~ews
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. Cal Poly Pomona subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status. The University hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. As required by the Clery Disclosure Act, the university’s annual security report is available at http://dsa.csupomona.edu/police/securityreport.asp. The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Ethnic Minority Dissertation Fellowship
University of San Francisco
Department: Academic Affairs/Provost Office
Job Type: Temporary
The University of San Francisco invites applications from underrepresented ethnic minority scholars for the USF Dissertation Fellowship Program for academic year 2014-2015. To qualify for this program, candidates must have completed all course work leading to their doctorate by Summer 2014.
Program: Scholars complete their dissertation and initiate an ongoing program of scholarly or creative work, while becoming familiar with the usual service responsibilities of a university faculty member. Scholars teach one course in their discipline each semester and serve the University in various capacities. The program provides a stipend of $33,000 and limited support for relocation and research-related expenses. Additional support includes office space, computer and library privileges.
The University of San Francisco is a Jesuit Catholic University founded in 1855 to educate leaders who will fashion a more humane and just world. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to work in a culturally diverse environment and to contribute to the mission of the University.
USF is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to affirmative action and to excellence through diversity. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities upon request.
Qualifications: Scholars are members of one of the following groups: African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Hispanics/Latino/as, or American Indians, and are U.S. citizens or Permanent Residents. Candidates must have completed all course work leading to their doctorate by Summer 2014, and must be considering a career in college teaching in one of the following fields:
Arts & Sciences: Economics, Sociology, Media Studies, Communication Studies (Public Relations, Rhetorical Studies, or Interpersonal Communication), Rhetoric and Public Speaking, Developmental Writing, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Writing, and Rhetoric and Composition.
Education: Counseling Psychology, Leadership Studies, Learning and Instruction, International and Multicultural Education, Teacher Education.
Management: Accounting; Analytics and Technology; Entrepreneurship, Strategy and International Business; Finance and Economics; Hospitality Management; Marketing and Law; Organization, Leadership and Communication; Public and Non-Profit Administration; Military Science.
Nursing: Nursing; Public Health; Clinical Psychology.
Special Instructions Summary
HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants should submit via mail a letter of application (indicating area of expertise), curriculum vitae, transcripts, dissertation prospectus, brief description of research plans, evidence of teaching ability (including student evaluations), and three letters of recommendation to:
Mary J. Wardell-Ghirarduzzi, Ed.D.
Dissertation Scholars Search
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080
Official transcripts should be submitted by both undergraduate and graduate institutions. Complete applications must be received by February 15, 2014 to ensure full consideration.
For more information and a history of the program please visit: http://www.usfca.edu/Provost/
The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.
The Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at Eastern Michigan University invites applications for a tenure-track position: Interdisciplinary Research Methods and Critical Race/Ethnic Studies, at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall 2014. Responsibilities include new course development, teaching undergraduate and graduate interdisciplinary research methods, enhancing departmental connections with community organizations, and coordinating WGST 200: Introduction to Women’s Studies, a general education course.
The EMU Women’s and Gender Studies Department was founded as a program in 1975, offered Michigan’s first Minor in Women’s Studies, and became a department in 2009. The department currently offers an undergraduate major and minor in Women’s and Gender Studies, a Queer Studies minor, an MA in Women’s and Gender Studies, and a graduate certificate in Sexualities or Globalization. The department is interdisciplinary, with its own dedicated faculty and department members from EMU’s five colleges: Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Health & Human Services, and Technology, and the University Library. The EMU student body was the highest rated in Michigan for ethnic diversity by U.S. News and World Report’s 2011 Best Colleges Edition, and was rated as one of the most LGBT friendly universities in the nation by the Campus Pride Climate Index. More information about WGST@EMU is available at http://www.emich.edu/wgstudies/
Applicants must have at minimum, an ABD in Women’s and Gender Studies, or in a related field based on interdisciplinary work by the time of appointment. A Ph.D. is strongly preferred. Primary consideration will be given to applicants with a strong commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, an active research agenda in the field, and the ability to work in a culturally and racially diverse environment. Demonstrated record of research and/or work with local, regional, national or global community organizations is desirable.
Other Desired Qualifications
Teach contractual load of undergraduate and graduate courses as assigned by the department or school.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae (that includes the names and contact information of three references), a one page teaching philosophy statement, and a one page research agenda statement. Letters of reference should be available upon request.
NOTE: Please upload all teaching philosophy and research agenda as one document under “Other Doc”.
For more information contact Suzanne Gray, Search Committee Chair at email@example.com or (734) 487-2517. Review of applications will begin December 6, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.
If contacted, you will be asked to present official transcripts of your highest degree earned at the time of interview.
ALL ATTACHMENTS MUST BE ATTACHED WHEN SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION. THEY CANNOT BE REVISED OR ADDED ONCE THE APPLICATION HAS BEEN SUBMITTED.
Posting Open Date 10/17/2013
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Title Assistant Professor (Interdisciplinary Research Methods & Critical Race/Ethnic Studies)
Job Type Full-Time (Less than 12 months)
Expected Hiring Rate or Range Competitive Market Rate
Organization/Unit 109050 – Womens Studies
The Women’s Studies and Liberal Studies Departments at California State University, San Marcos invite applications for a tenure track position in Chicana feminism at the Assistant Professor level to begin in Fall, 2014. The position is a shared hire, with a primary appointment in Women’s Studies and partnering responsibilities in Liberal Studies.
We seek a candidate with a primary area of expertise in Chicana feminism and a specialization in critical education theory. Preferred areas of specialization also include sexualities, bodies, immigration, transnational feminisms, comparative education, and intersectional perspectives of schooling, identities, and community.
Duties will include teaching core and elective courses in Women’s Studies and Liberal Studies, including courses in the candidate’s primary areas of expertise; advising and providing leadership to students; university service activities at all levels of governance; and active engagement in research.
Minimum qualifications for the position include: Minimum qualifications for the position include: Ph.D. (or completion of degree requirements by August 1, 2014) in Women’s, Gender or Sexuality Studies, Chicana/o Studies, or other related disciplines; teaching, and/or research specialization, and/or other experience in Chicana feminism and critical education theory; a strong potential for scholarly accomplishments appropriate to the assistant-professor level; and demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching.
Preferred requirements for the position include: Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds, whose work demonstrates a commitment to social justice and community engagement, and who demonstrate a commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups. Preference will also be given to applicants with demonstrated intercultural competence with diverse groups in teaching, research, and/or service.
For full consideration for this position, please send the following by January 4, 2014:
• A letter of application that addresses research and teaching interests and experience
• Curriculum vitae
• Three current letters of recommendation
• A sample of scholarly writing
• Teaching Portfolio (sample syllabi, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy
Submit all application materials, including letters of recommendation to:
The review of applications will begin on January 4, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Jodie Lawston, Search Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org.
CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit http://www.csusm.edu/facultyopportunities for more information.
California State University San Marcos, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, is strongly committed to equity and diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates in terms of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability and veteran’s status.
The Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at Syracuse University invites applications for an assistant professor of Women’s and Gender Studies. We seek an interdisciplinary feminist scholar with a strong record of research and teaching in women’s and gender studies consistent with a tenure track appointment at a research university. Specifically, we invite applications from candidates who specialize in Latina, Chicana, Latin American, and/or indigenous scholarship. Candidates with expertise in feminist, decolonial, queer methods and theories will be given top consideration. 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 and graduate curriculum and to help build a future graduate degree program. Our department is distinguished by its commitment to intersectional, transnational, and interdisciplinary approaches, with 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.
Interested candidates must apply at www.sujobopps.com (#070809) by completing a faculty application. Candidates must attach a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and one publication or writing sample of no more than fifty pages. Three letters of recommendation are required and will be requested directly from your references through our employment system at the time your application is certified and submitted. Please have an accurate email for each of your references available to enter at the time of your application. Contact search co-chairs, Dr. Chandra Talpade Mohanty (email@example.com) or Dr. Robin Riley (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions. We will begin screening applications on November 25, 2013. Position will remain open until filled
The Women’s and Gender Studies Department is interested in candidates who have demonstrated commitment to excellence by providing leadership in teaching, research or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. Syracuse University is an AA/EOE.
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The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Wake Forest University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant or advanced assistant level to begin fall 2014. Applicants must have either a Ph.D. in Women’s, Gender, or Sexuality Studies, or a terminal degree in a related field, with a demonstrated commitment to the interdisciplinary study of women, gender, and/or sexuality. Specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates whose research complements and extends the strengths of our Program, including: transnational human rights, race and social justice, feminist theory, queer studies, and ecofeminism. Prospective candidates should have a strong research record. Ph.D. is required at the time of the appointment, and teaching experience in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies is preferred.
With a deep commitment to diversity, interdisciplinarity, public service and engagement with the world, the WGS Program seeks candidates whose research, teaching, and service have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.
Ability to teach core courses in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (introduction, feminist theory, senior seminar, and other required courses for our major) is required, together with the ability to create an inclusive classroom environment for an increasingly diverse student body.
Positive tenure and promotion decisions require excellent teaching as well as research, peer-reviewed publications, and service to the Program, College and University.
Responsibilities/expectations will include:
- Teaching 9 courses over 4 semesters (over two years).
- Student advising and mentoring.
- Coordinating the WGS honors program and overseeing student research.
- Academic leadership and service, including participation in Program governance.
- In addition to contributing to the development of this growing program as it moves toward departmental status, the successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with colleagues and, if needed, with partners outside the university.
Review begins immediately. The deadline for application is December 2, 2013. Applicants should apply online at https://wakejobs.silkroad.com.
Required materials for the application (please upload these as a single PDF document):
(1) letter of application;
(2) CV (candidates with online materials, such as course-based websites and digital publications, are welcome to include hyperlinks);
(3) statement of teaching philosophy;
(4) statement of research;
(5) teaching evaluations and/or other evidence of effective and innovative teaching;
(6) one sample publication;
(7) three signed letters of recommendation on official letterhead by December 2, 2013.
Applicants must make arrangements to have the letters of recommendation sent to email@example.com. Questions about the application process may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top twenty-five national universities. WFU is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “pro humanitate,” and seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. For information about WGS, go to http://college.wfu.edu/wgs/. EOE/AA
Crime and Justice Studies Position
The newly created Department of Crime & Justice Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level starting Fall 2014. We are interested in candidates who focus on critical studies of justice through the intersectionality of race, gender, sexuality, class, nation, and empire. Applicants are invited from Criminology, Sociology and related fields, as well as interdisciplinary fields drawing upon Queer/women’s/gender studies, Ethnic Studies, Native American and Indigenous Studies, Whiteness, and Black Studies.
The faculty in Crime and Justice Studies come from multiple disciplines including sociology, law and society and criminology and our curriculum emphasizes the innovative integration of approaches. The department is striving to become a leader in interdisciplinary teaching and research on matters of justice.
The selected candidate will be expected to teach both core and elective courses within the Crime & Justice Studies department. Specifically the successful candidate should have a strong theoretical foundation in social theory and/or the ability to teach a mixed methods research course. There is the opportunity to assist in designing, creating and growing an innovative and progressive program, with the future prospect of creating/contributing to graduate studies. The successful candidate will be expected to be an effective undergraduate classroom instructor, have developed a strong research program and exhibit a commitment to service in the community and the university.
Applicants from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups are especially encouraged to apply. ABDs will be considered but the Ph.D. must be completed by September 1, 2014 for contract renewal. Teaching experience is required with documented proficiency.
To apply, submit online a cover letter that outlines qualifications and interests, curriculum vitae, a published or unpublished manuscript, 3 letters of reference, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness including course syllabi and student course evaluations, and a graduate transcript to http://www.umassd.edu/hr/employmentopportunities/.
Review of applications begins December 2, 2013 and continues until the position is filled. UMass/Dartmouth is an equal opportunity -affirmative action employer.
TENURE TRACK APPOINTMENT IN COMPARATIVE ETHNIC STUDIES
The Comparative Ethnic Studies Program in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, invites applications for an Assistant Professor with a social science background (#1752). We define Comparative Ethnic Studies broadly as work that theorizes race both particularly and generally; focuses on more than one distinct racialized group; and/or theorizes the intersectional production of racialized groups across various vectors of difference. Teaching duties include undergraduate and graduate courses, including a course on social science methods.
The department seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. The minimum qualification required to be considered an applicant for the position is the completion of all degree requirements except the dissertation. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in an appropriate disciplinary or interdisciplinary field within one year of the time of appointment. Salary is commensurate with the level of appointment and based on University of California pay scales. Applications are due by November 14, 2013, for a start date of July 1, 2014. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, writing sample or publication, supporting evidence of teaching quality (if available) and 3 reference letters. Applications should be submitted to:
The application website gives directions for self-registration, uploading of documents in PDF, and requesting letters of reference from letter writers. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality at http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html
UCB is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The University of California, Berkeley, is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty.
The Department of Ethnic Studies at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning September 15, 2014. We seek candidates whose scholarship takes a substantive, creative and interdisciplinary approach to Latino/a Studies, Critical Race Theory/Ethnic Studies and Humanities/Cultural Studies as these foci intersect in a global context.
Candidates should exhibit expertise in Latino/a Studies, with a demonstrated ability and desire to define Ethnic Studies from a comparative perspective that includes attention to the intersections of race, ethnicity, gender, class, and sexuality. Preference will be given to scholars with additional emphases in Transnational Studies of the Americas, Indigenous Studies, Urban Studies, cultural political economy, or immigration. The successful candidate will likely teach courses such as the Survey of Latino/a Studies, Mexican American Cultural Images, and Race, Culture and Politics in the U.S., as well as courses in her or his areas of expertise. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach comparative cultural studies courses such as Cultural Production and Ethnicity and Hip Hop, Poetics and Politics.
We seek a dynamic scholar and collaborative colleague who demonstrates the desire and ability to establish interdisciplinary teaching, research, and/or community engagement partnerships with faculty within the College of Liberal Arts and across the broader university, as well as with community partners. The typical teaching load is 12 units per quarter and includes student advising and correspondingly reasonable service and research expectations. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
A Ph.D. in Latino/a Studies, Ethnic Studies, Post-Colonial Studies, Cultural Studies, or a comparable program in the Social Sciences or Humanities at time of appointment is required. Applicants should have a strong foundation in Latina/o Studies, which can come from a range of disciplinary homes. University teaching experience and evidence of an active research agenda are expected.
To apply, please visit WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG, complete the required online faculty application, and submit to Requisition #103047. Attach electronically to your online application the following required materials: a letter of application describing teaching and research interests, philosophies, and areas of expertise; a teaching portfolio and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., course syllabi and evaluations); a sample of the candidate’s scholarship; and a curriculum vitae. Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing the application. Selected applicants will be required to submit sealed official transcripts showing highest degree earned. Transcript copies showing highest degree earned or materials too large to attach electronically may be mailed to: Search Committee, Ethnic Studies Department, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0662. Reference requisition #103047. REVEW BEGIN DATE: November 22, 2013. The position will remain open until filled; applications that are complete by the review begin date will receive full consideration. For questions, please contact the Ethnic Studies Department at 805-756-1707 or email@example.com. Cal Poly is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and nominations of all qualified individuals. EEO.
Assistant Professor of Race, Gender and Global Health. The Department of Critical Culture, Gender, and Race Studies at Washington State University in Pullman, WA invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor to begin in August 16, 2014. Duties include maintaining an active research program, participating in service, and teaching (the normal teaching load is currently two courses per semester). The department seeks an interdisciplinary scholar whose research focuses on race, gender, and global health, with graduate training and/or a demonstrated ability to teach courses in American studies, ethnic studies, and women’s studies. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in American studies at the graduate level as well as core courses in undergraduate curricula in women’s studies and ethnic studies, including courses in the candidate¹s area of specialization. Requirements: earned Ph.D. in American studies, ethnic studies, women’s studies or related field by employment start date. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated commitments to intersectional pedagogy and an established record of scholarship.
Application deadline is November 18, 2013, the review process starting November 19, 2013. Applications should include a letter of application, resume, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, writing sample of no more than 40 pages, and three letters of recommendation. Applicants should be prepared to submit material online at http://www.wsujobs.com. Questions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. WSU is an EOE/AA Employer. Members of protected groups are encouraged to apply.
Princeton University Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
Postdoctoral Fellowships in Humanities and Social Sciences 2014-2017
Application deadline: October 1, 2013
Princeton Society of Fellows invites applications for three-year postdoctoral fellowships 2014-2017 for recent PhDs (from Jan. 2012) in humanities or allied social sciences. FOUR appointments to pursue research and teach half-time in the following areas: Open discipline (two fellowships); Humanistic Studies; LGBT Studies. Stipend: approx. $80,000. Application deadline: October 1, 2013. For eligibility, fellowship and application details, see www.princeton.edu/sf
University of Oregon: The Departments of Ethnic Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies invite applications for a jointly appointed tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Native American, Pacific Islander, or Indigenous Studies with a research and teaching specialization in feminist and/or gender studies. Sixty percent of the position will reside in Ethnic Studies, and forty percent in Women’s and Gender Studies. Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies, American Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, or appropriate humanities or social science discipline by September 15, 2014; scholarship and teaching on people of Native American or Pacific Islander descent in comparative ethnic studies or comparative indigenous studies with substantial focus on indigenous peoples of the United States. Beginning Fall 2013, the Department of Ethnic Studies will offer a Native American Studies minor.
The University of Oregon has approximately 20,829 undergraduate students and 3,702 graduate students. Of these, there are 4,803 U.S. students of color, 2,656 international students, approximately 171 Native American and Alaska native students, and 157 Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander students. The university has an institutional commitment to diversity and multiculturalism, and actively supports this goal. Campus resources for Native Americans include the President’s Native American Advisory Board (including representatives of the nine federally recognized tribal governments in Oregon), the Many Nations Longhouse, an active Native American Student Union (host of an annual pow wow and other events), the Sapsik’wala program in the College of Education, and a growing body of faculty and staff working to support Native American studies and Native American peoples at the University of Oregon.
Located 110 miles south of Portland, the Eugene metro area (pop. 215,000) is in a region noted for its dynamic quality of life and progressive cultural environment. We are about an hour’s drive from the Pacific coast and the Cascade Mountains. The University is an AAU research institution and a member of the Pac-12 conference.
Applications, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, writing sample (limit 40 pages), and syllabi and teaching evaluations, if available should be submitted through Academic Jobs on-line: https://academicjobsonline.
The Department of Political Science at Vassar College invites applications for a tenure track position to teach Political Theory at the Assistant Professor rank beginning in the academic year 2014-15. Vassar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
Candidates should have completed or be nearing completion of a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. We are seeking to fill a position in political theory with an emphasis on gender. We invite applicants in political theory with a range of diverse substantive areas or approaches. The successful candidate will teach Introductory Political Theory, as well as an advanced course in and/or cross-listed in one or more of the following Multidisciplinary Programs: Women’s Studies, Environmental Studies, American Studies, or Media Studies. Teaching load is five courses (four preparations) per year.
Candidates should submit a complete dossier including a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a graduate school transcript, at least three letters of recommendation, a sample of professional writing, a statement of teaching approach and interests, and evidence of teaching potential such as teaching evaluations and syllabuses. To apply, please visit http://employment.vassar.edu/
Please direct any questions to Katherine Hite, Chair, Department of Political Science, Vassar College, Box 260, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie NY 12604. Review of applications will begin October 11, 2013. For inquiries, email: email@example.com.
Assistant Professor of Latin American Studies, MIT
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Foreign Languages and Literatures section invites applications for a tenure-track position in contemporary Latin American Studies at the level of Assistant Professor, to begin in Fall 2014 (employment begins July 1, 2014). Candidates must hold a completed Ph.D. by the start of employment. Preference will be given to candidates with two years of academic teaching experience at the college or university level and clear evidence of scholarly development.
Teaching duties include mid-tier and upper-level undergraduate courses (some conducted in Spanish, others in English). Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English is required.
Applicants should have a specialization in contemporary Latin American Studies with direct relevance to research areas such as cultural anthropology; media and the arts; urban, youth and/or popular cultures; ethnicity and diaspora; or Latin American literature and cultural studies. Applicants must have significant scholarly work that is currently published or in press. MIT expects a highly productive and innovative research program as part of the requirements for tenure.
MIT is an affirmative-action employer and welcomes applications from women and members of minority groups.
Please submit letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation (including one that specifically addresses your teaching profile), two writing samples of published or publication-ready scholarship (no longer than 30 pages each, one in English and one in Spanish), and two syllabi of undergraduate courses (one course taught in English, one in Spanish) that you would be interested in teaching, to be received no later than Tuesday, October 15, 2013, to:
Denison University seeks a visiting assistant professor for a joint position in Black Studies and Women’s Studies. The one and one half year position begins Jan. 2014. Specialization in any area of Black Women’s Studies. Competence in teaching about African American women required. Please describe areas of expertise in teaching and research in letter of application. Denison is a small liberal arts college that emphasizes engaged teaching; Women’s Studies and Black Studies are interdisciplinary programs that involve faculty from a range of disciplines. The 3/3 teaching assignment includes introductory courses and advanced level courses of the candidate’s design. Denison University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continue to strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, e thnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background.
The candidate should have Ph.D. in hand by January 2014. Please submit letter of application, cv, three letters of recommendation, teaching statement, and 1-2 page description of recent scholarship (dissertation description for new Ph.D.s) online at employment.denison.edu. Review of applications will begin Aug. 15, 2013 and continue until position is filled.
Assistant Professor of English in Creative Writing, Poetry Emphasis
The Department of English at the University of San Diego invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Creative Writing, Poetry Emphasis. Effective Fall 2014. Candidates must have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and publication. PhD in Creative Writing preferred; MFA considered. Teaching load is three courses per semester, with possible course reduction through Faculty Research Grants. Application materials must include cover letter, curriculum vitae, dossier, and a representative sample of your work (maximum 10 pages). Interfolio is required; after establishing an account (www.interfolio.com), candidates can search for this position in the system. Questions regarding the application process should be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries about the position itself may be made to Fred Miller Robinson, Chair, Search Committee: email@example.com or 1-619-260-2239. For full consideration, all materials must be posted on Inter folio by October 15, 2013. Interviews will be conducted at MLA Convention in Chicago in 2014.
Applicants must also register on the University’s web site at http://apptrkr.com/366491 , referencing job IRC11106. The University of San Diego, an independent Catholic university, is an Equal Opportunity Employer; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Ethnic Studies in the School of Language, Culture, and Society (SLCS) at Oregon State University seeks an experienced and enthusiastic Instructor for a full-time position in undergraduate teaching. This is a fixed-term, 9-month, non-tenure track position with benefits. The teaching load will require 4 on-campus and 4 e-campus courses in Ethnic Studies. Required qualifications include: A MA in Ethnic Studies or a related field, broad training in comparative Ethnic Studies or related field, evidence of teaching at the college and/or university level, and an evident commitment to educational equity. Preferred qualification: PhD in Ethnic Studies or related field. For further information and to apply, go to http://oregonstate.edu/jobs. Apply to posting #0010524. To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by May 6, 2013. OSU is an AA/EOE .
Albion College invites applications for a visiting assistant professor in Ethnic Studies, starting August 2013. This is a one-year appointment, with possibility of renewal. Discipline open.
Responsibilities include teaching three courses per semester, including Introduction to Ethnic Studies. The position also includes the possibility of designing and teaching courses within the candidate’s area of expertise. (We are open to courses in African American Studies, Arab American Studies, Asian American Studies, Latina/o Studies, or Native American Studies.) Teaching experience is essential. Ph.D. is preferred, but not required at the time of appointment.
By April 19, 2013, qualified candidates should email a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, sample syllabi, and three letters of reference to Dr. Helena Mesa, Chair, Ethnic Studies Program (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Albion College is a private liberal arts college of about 1500 students, situated in a culturally diverse community in south-central Michigan within an hour’s drive of the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Western Michigan University. Albion is dedicated to the highest quality in undergraduate education and committed to diversity as a core institutional value. The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. Visit our website at www.albion.edu.
Ethnic Studies at Northern Arizona University
Ethnic Studies Lecturer. The Ethnic Studies Program at Northern Arizona University seeks a full time Lecturer position with the ability to teach courses focusing on ethnic studies undergraduate classes. This is a non-tenure eligible full-time faculty position focused on our undergraduate liberal studies program and Ethnic Studies. The position includes a 4/4 teaching load with some flexibility to meet other program needs, research, and service duties.
Ph.D. or doctorate degree in Ethnic Studies, African American Studies, Chicano/Latino Studies, Asian American Studies, the Social Sciences, Education, Humanities, or a related field with a focus on race relations or Ethnic Studies completed by the date of hire. Teaching experience in higher education is required.
We prefer a candidate with at least one year of teaching experience in higher education and evidence of scholarly research in an area of Ethnic Studies. We prefer a candidate with evidence of teaching excellence in at least one or more of the following areas: Introduction to Ethnic Studies, Introduction to African American Studies, Introduction to Asian American Studies, Introduction to Chicano/Latino Studies, or Race, Identity and Film. Preference will be given to candidates who provide evidence of success in working with diverse communities and populations.
Northern Arizona University is a 25,000-student institution with its main campus in Flagstaff, a four-season community of about 65,000 at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks. NAU’s emphasis on undergraduate education is enhanced by its graduate programs and research as well as distance learning. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes. The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment.
To apply, send a cover letter describing your teaching interests, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence, unofficial transcripts of all college-level work, and a list of three references to the Ethnic Studies Lecturer Search Committee (Department of Ethnic Studies, Northern Arizona University, Box 15320, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011). Official transcripts will be required prior to an on-campus interview. No on-line applications will be accepted. See official posting at Northern Arizona University Human Resources website http://hr.nau.edu/node/2620
This position will be open until filled or closed. Review of applications will begin April 15, 2013