Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies, Duke University

Position ID:Duke-Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies-POSTDOC [#8175]
Position Title: Post Doctoral Fellow in Transgender Studies
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies / Feminist and/or gender studies
Appl Deadline:2016/12/01 finished (posted 2016/10/03, finished 2017/05/22)
Position Description:    

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

The Duke University Program in Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies invites applications for a residential postdoctoral fellow in Transgender Studies for the 2017-2018 year. Through research, teaching, and service, the fellow will contribute to the overall work of the GSF Program. We seek candidates with interdisciplinary experience in Gender/Women’s/Sexuality Studies, a record of scholarship on transgender, transsexual, or gender-non-conforming subjects, and demonstrable engagement with conversations in Transgender Studies. Scholarly specialization can be empirical, archival, textual, and/0r theoretical. Postdoctoral fellows are expected to design and teach an undergraduate course on transgender studies and to support the integration of transgender studies through a variety of potential activities across the fellowship year (e.g., outreach to student groups, mentoring graduate students, participating on panels). The fellowship includes a stipend, health insurance, and office space. Applicants should have PhD in hand by July 1, 2017 and be no more than five years past the PhD. In addition to your letter of application, please include a 1000 word project proposal (with 1 page bibliography), a C.V., and names and contact information for references. Please submit application electronically by December 1, 2016 through Please note that finalist will be asked to submit three reference letters, a writing sample, and course proposal. GSF program information is available at

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.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
112 East Duke Building
Box 90760
Durham NC, 27708

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