Gender, Race, and Identity, University of Nevada, Reno

2605 8373
Position ID:UNR-GRI-LECII [#8373]
Position Title: Lecturer in Gender, Race, and Identity
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Reno, Nevada 89557, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Gender and Race
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Ethnicity, Race, and Migration
Starting Date:2017/07/01
Appl Deadline:2016/12/01 halted (posted 2016/10/20, listed until 2017/04/20)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed. ***

Notice: Preference will be given to applications received by December 1, 2016.

Lecturer in Gender, Race, and Identity University of Nevada, Reno

The Gender, Race, and Identity (GRI) Program at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a lecturer position to begin Fall 2017. The GRI program offers a major in Women’s Studies; minors in Women’s Studies, Ethnic Studies, Religious Studies, and Holocaust, Genocide, and Peace Studies; and a graduate certificate in Gender, Race and Identity Studies. This is a non-tenure-track continuing and renewable position (A contract 12-month appointment). The position includes teaching (two courses per semester), student advising, curricular development, programming, and community engagement. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in Women’s Studies, including new courses in area of expertise, and have an established track record of campus programming or community engagement. Area of study and discipline are open, but the successful candidate will have a background in feminist approaches and teaching interests that focus on the intersections of gender, race, class, ethnicity, and/or sexuality. We are especially interested in candidates who are also prepared to teach in and contribute to Ethnic Studies. The lecturer will join GRI at a time of exciting growth of the interdisciplinary and intersectional scope of the program, its curriculum, and areas of study. Applicants must have completed the Ph.D. and be eligible to work in the United States prior to the start of appointment on July 1, 2017.

Applications must be submitted at https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/22198. To apply, complete the online application and submit 1) a letter of application that outlines teaching excellence and areas of expertise, experience in campus programming and/or community engagement, and commitment to diversity; 2) CV including contact information for three references; and 3) two sample syllabi. All applications must be submitted electronically no later than December 1, 2016. Additional materials such as letters of recommendation may be requested later.

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) is the state’s historic land-grant institution (www.unr.edu). It serves approximately 21,000 students, with significant and growing numbers of first-generation students and students of color. Ranked as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News and World Report, UNR offers an array of degree programs at all levels. Reno boasts a rapidly-growing technology business sector and a vibrant arts and restaurant scene, and is the hub for world-class outdoor recreation areas. It is located 30 minutes from Lake Tahoe, three hours from the San Francisco Bay Area, and near Yosemite and Lassen National Parks.

UNR recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

UNR recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.


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Contact: Emily Hobson, 7756826482, 7757844798 (fax)
Email: email
Postal Mail:
University of Nevada, Reno
1664 N. Virginia Street
Mail Stop 0046
Reno, NV 89557-0046
Web Page: http://www.unr.edu/cla/gri/

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