Brandeis University, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program

Fellowship ID:Brandeis-WGS-LECT [#23731]
Fellowship Title: Helaine B. Allen and Cynthia Berenson Postdoctoral Fellowship
Fellowship Type:Postdoctoral
Location:Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies / Feminist Science and Technology Studies
Starting Date:2023/07/01
Appl Deadline:2023/03/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/11/15, finished 2023/09/02, listed until 2023/05/15)

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

The Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies in the School of Arts and Sciences at Brandeis University invites applications for the two-year Helaine B. Allen and Cynthia Berenson Postdoctoral Fellowship at the rank of Lecturer beginning in the academic year 2023-2024. We invite applicants whose work focuses broadly on the field of Feminist Science and Technology Studies (STS). We welcome a variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives and are especially interested in scholars who bring an intersectional approach to their intellectual work. Specific areas of research could include Disability Studies, Feminist Bioethics, Gender and Data Science, Health Inequalities, Reproductive Health, Feminist Ecologies, and Environmental and Climate Justice. Duties entail teaching one course each semester in the candidate’s specialty and in the above-stated field. The Fellow will receive a salary of $62,000 plus benefits, a modest moving expense allowance of $1,500, and a research fund of up to $4,000 per year. Please send a cover letter that outlines your research and teaching interests. You should also send a CV; a writing sample of no more than 30 pages in length; the names and contact information of three references; and a statement about your contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion and your ideas about advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) during your time at Brandeis. First consideration will be given to applications received by March 1, 2023. Please submit these documents electronically to Please direct any questions to Prof. ChaeRan Freeze at At Brandeis, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components of academic excellence. Brandeis University is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions. Because diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’ history and mission, we value and are seeking candidates that represent a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and who, through their scholarly pursuits and creative endeavors, teaching, and/or service experiences, bring expertise in building, engaging, and sustaining a pluralistic, just, and inclusive campus community.

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Brandeis University
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453