Women's Studies, Duke University

Position ID:Duke-Women's Studies-POSTDOC [#1584]
Position Title: Post Doctoral Associates in Gender and Science
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Appl Deadline:2012/11/19* finished (posted 2012/07/15, updated 2012/07/06, listed until 2012/11/25)
Position Description:    

The Program in Women's Studies at Duke University invites applications for two residential postdoctoral fellowships for the 2013-14 academic year. Applications will be considered from colleagues working on Gender and Science. We welcome empirical, textual, philosophical, and theoretical projects from a diverse array of academic fields, political and cultural contexts, and historical periods. Applicants will be considered from diverse fields including feminist science and technology studies, in areas that link feminist analysis with the life sciences, history of science, work on new conceptions of the human, genomics, biomedicine and biotechnology, biocapitalism, evolution, ecology, neuroscience and cognition, science as social practice, sexuality and race, global health, and age. Candidates are expected to have a background in interdisciplinary Feminist Studies. The aim of the 2013-14 Women's Studies Postdoctoral Program is to provide a space for generative intellectual conversations between visiting scholars and Duke faculty in different disciplines. Successful proposals will be interdisciplinary in nature and demonstrate the applicant's knowledge of gender studies. Fellows will teach one course, will jointly run a faculty/graduate student reading group, and will organize a symposium on the topic of gender and science. The fellowship includes a stipend, health insurance, office space, and clerical support. Applicants should have completed all PhD requirements by June 2013 and be no more than ten years past the PhD. Applications (including all letters of recommendations) must be received by November 18, 2012. Send letter of application, C.V., 5-page project proposal, writing sample (25 pages), 1-page course proposal (undergraduate), and 3 letters of recommendation. Cover letters may be addressed to Interim Director, Anne Allison. Our program information is available at http://womenstudies.duke.edu/ Duke University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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Further Info:
http://womenstudies.duke.edu/job-openings
919-684-3770
 
Women's Studies at Duke University
Box 90760
210 East Duke Building
Durham, NC 27708

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