African and Afro American Studies, and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Brandeis University

Position ID:Brandeis-AAAS-WGS-ASSISTANTPROFESSOR [#11426]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of African and Afro American Studies, and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, United States [map]
Subject Areas: African American Studies
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies / Black Feminisms and Queer Studies
Appl Deadline:2018/10/15 (posted 2018/07/13, listed until 2019/01/13)
Position Description:    

The Department of African and Afro-American Studies (AAAS) and the Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program (WGS) at Brandeis University seek applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with specializations in Black Feminisms and Queer Studies. The successful candidate will begin the position in the Fall of 2019. We seek candidates whose scholarship and teaching approach the subjects of Black Feminisms and Queer Studies from a variety of perspectives, which not only foreground the intersectionality of race, class, gender, and sexuality, but also explore the frontiers of critical thought pioneered by Black feminist and queer theorists and activists. Discipline and specialization are open. Candidates should demonstrate a developed research agenda, excellent teaching performance, and record of publication commensurate with the rank of the position being applied for. The full-time position carries a 2-2 teaching load. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory courses in Black Feminist Thought and Queer Studies, as well as advanced courses in their areas of expertise. Ph.D. must be in hand by the start of the appointment. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, an article or chapter length writing sample that reflects their expertise in Black Feminisms and Queer Studies, and three letters of reference on Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11426. Questions can be directed to: Shannon Kearns (skearns@brandeis.edu). Brandeis University is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer committed to academic excellence and building a broad intellectual community through diversity, equity and inclusion. We value and are seeking candidates with a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education.

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