Merrimack College, Department of Women's and Gender Studies

Position ID:Merrimack College-Department of Women's and Gender Studies-LECTURER [#18913]
Position Title: Lecturer, Women's and Gender Studies
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:North Andover, Massachusetts 01845, United States [map]
Subject Area: Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Appl Deadline: finished (2021/07/08, finished 2021/08/05, listed until 2022/01/08)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Position Overview: The Women’s and Gender Studies Department at Merrimack College invites applications for a one-year, full-time, non-tenure track faculty position beginning August 30, 2021.

The position, which may be renewable, carries a four-course teaching load per semester, primarily focusing on our two gateway courses for majors and minors, Introduction to Gender, Race, and Sexuality Studies and Introduction to Race and Ethnic Studies. There may also be an opportunity to teach upper level electives in the successful candidate’s areas of expertise. We are especially interested in candidates whose work is both interdisciplinary and intersectional. Preferred areas of specialization may include one or more of the following: feminist theories, LGBTQ+ studies, queer theories, race and ethnic studies, media/film studies, global gender issues, and transnational feminisms.

The person hired for this position will join a supportive and growing department that, in addition to the WGS major and minor, plans to add a new minor in Race and Ethnic Studies. Merrimack College is committed to building a culturally and racially diverse community, based on the values of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. Candidates should describe in their application previous experience related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that values diversity and inclusive excellence at Merrimack College.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Women’s and Gender Studies or related field, as well as evidence of successful teaching and scholarship.

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, a Statement of Teaching Philosophy, names and contact information for 3 references. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Merrimack College is a selective four-year Catholic college in the Augustinian tradition. The College is located in the Merrimack Valley, approximately 25 miles north of Boston.

This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
315 Turnpike Street
North Andover, MA 01845

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