Women's and Gender Studies, University of Oregon

2493 9568
Position ID:UO-Women's and Gender Studies-TTF [#9568]
Position Title: Open Rank - Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Eugene, Oregon 97403, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Other
Latin American Studies
Latina/o Studies
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Humanities and Social Sciences (more...)
Starting Date:2018/09/16
Appl Deadline:2017/10/01 finished (posted 2017/08/25, finished 2018/04/08, listed until 2018/02/22)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Oregon is conducting an open search, with strong preference for scholars with teaching and research interests in sexuality studies, gender-based violence, and/or hemispheric Latinx feminisms. We will consider a variety of disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and methodological approaches that foreground the relationships among gender, sexualities, ethnicity/race, and class. We are particularly interested in applicants trained in feminist, women’s, gender, and sexuality studies, and Latinx Studies, although we welcome applications from those trained in other fields in the humanities and social sciences that complement existing strengths among the Department’s faculty. The appointments may be made at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full, and will be 100% within the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching courses in their area of specialization, as well as other courses in the department’s curriculum at the undergraduate and graduate level.

The University of Oregon is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment, and the department strongly encourages applications from scholars who are women, LGBTQ+, and/or members from underrepresented minority communities, as well as candidates who can provide senior leadership in the department. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. We will begin screening applicants on October 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. We plan on conducting Skype interviews as necessary, and bringing finalists to campus for interviews in November through early December 2017. Only candidates who will have completed the requirements for the PhD by July 1, 2018 will be considered.

To apply for the position in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, please submit a letter of application, CV, a writing sample of no more than 10,000 words, a statement of teaching philosophy and copies of teaching evaluations, and three letters of reference to: Academic Jobs Online (www.academicjobsonline.org), position 9568 (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9568). If you have questions or are unable to use this online resource, please contact Josie Mulkins, Business Manager, at wgs@uoregon.edu. The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

The department has strengths in feminist theory; transnational, indigenous, and queer feminisms; and performance studies. We are working to strengthen and deepen the department’s commitment to intersectional feminist studies and queer theory. We have an undergraduate major and minor in WGSS, a Queer Studies minor, and a Graduate Certificate, and we are building towards a new certificate program on gender-based violence and a new doctoral program.

The University of Oregon is one of only two Pacific Northwest members of the Association of American Universities and holds the distinction of a “very high research activity” ranking in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The UO enrolls more than 20,000 undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students representing all 50 states and nearly 100 countries. The UO’s beautiful, 295-acre campus features state-of-the art facilities in an arboretum-like setting. The UO is located in Eugene, a vibrant city of 157,000 with a wide range of cultural and culinary offerings, a pleasant climate, and a community engaged in environmental and social concerns. The campus is within easy driving distance of the Pacific Coast, the Cascade Mountains, and Portland.

Details can also be seen on the UO Careers webpage: http://careers.uoregon.edu/cw/en-us/job/520615/assistant-associate-or-full-professor-of-womens-gender-and-sexuality-studies

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Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
1298 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403

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