2-year Lecturer Position at SUNY Stony Brook

Dear All,
The Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Stony Brook University (SUNY) is searching for a full-time lecturer with expertise in black feminist studies, transnational sexuality studies, disability studies, and/or the global politics of health. This position is part of an initiative supported by Presidential and Provostial diversity funds.
Additional Information: This is a 2-year lecturer position with the possibility of transitioning into a tenure-track position, budget pending. To support the lecturer’s research agenda, the position comes with research funds and teaching assistant support. There will also be opportunities for working with graduate students (if the candidate so desires). Applications are due March 15, 2019. See below for details, or view the full listing at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13314.

Required Qualifications:

Candidate must have a PhD in hand by the start date of August 26, 2019.

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies or other interdisciplinary field. In particular we are looking for interdisciplinary scholars whose work is focused in one or more of the following areas: Black feminist studies, transnational sexuality studies, global politics of health, disability studies. We are especially interested in scholars trained in ethnography or interdisciplinary social science methods. Additionally, we welcome applications from individuals who have followed nontraditional career paths, who have pursued careers outside the academy, and/or who have taken time off for personal reasons (e.g. disability or care taking).

Responsibilities & Requirements:

The Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) at Stony Brook University is searching for a full-time Diversity Lecturer in WGSS as part of an initiative supported by Presidential and Provostial diversity funds. The lectureship position begins fall 2019 and is for two years with the possibility of the position transitioning into a tenure-track position, budget pending, after two years. Teaching load is 3/3 with opportunities to teach at all levels of our curriculum, including upper-level undergraduate and graduate seminars. In the interest of supporting the lecturer’s research agenda, this position will have access to annual research funds and teaching assistant support. Preliminary phone or video interviews will take place in late March, and finalists will be invited to campus in mid-April.

WGSS at Stony Brook has a major, minor, MA, PhD, and graduate certificate. Stony Brook prides itself on attracting an incredibly diverse student body, including many first generation immigrants and first generation college students. Recent studies have shown that Stony Brook is one of the top universities in the U.S. for supporting the upward mobility of its students.

Special Notes:

This is a non-tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: August 26, 2019

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Applications are due by March 15, 2019 and must be submitted online through www.AcademicJobsOnline.org (Position ID# 13314). Please address all applications to: Search Committee, Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5356.

Applicants must include the following:

A letter of application

A full curriculum vitae

A State Employment Application

The names and contact information for three reference letters, written, to be contacted by the search committee after initial review of applications.

Questions should be directed to the Assistant to the Department Chair, Jacqueline Donnelly via email at wgss@stonybrook.edu

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