[Gender Studies] Position Open: Lecturer at the University of Pittsburgh

[gender-studies] Position Open

Lecturer at the University of Pittsburgh

The Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSWS) Program at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a non-tenure-steam lecturer position. We are seeking a dynamic teacher who works at the intersection of critical race/ethnicity studies and gender/sexuality studies. Pending budgetary approval, the position will begin in fall 2017 with an initial three-year contract, with the possibility of obtaining renewable three-year contracts after satisfactory performance reviews.

Applicants must demonstrate interest and proficiency in teaching feminist, gender, queer, or sexuality studies from an interdisciplinary perspective. The successful candidate will be an innovative teacher and will teach courses such as Introduction to GSWS, Introduction to Feminist Theory, Sex, Race, and Popular Culture, and advanced special topics courses based on areas of interest and expertise (e.g., Women of Color Feminism, Racialized Masculinities, Global Sexualities, Queer of Color Critique, Disability Studies, etc.). Candidates must be able to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary program, direct undergraduate research projects or internships, organize events and student colloquia, and participate in collective governance. A PhD in hand at the time of appointment is required. PhD may be in any discipline, including Gender Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, Ethnic Studies, or English. The teaching load is three courses per semester.

The GSWS Program at the University of Pittsburgh is a vibrant community of interdisciplinary students and scholars with an undergraduate major and minor, a graduate certificate, and a very active events calendar with visiting scholars, conferences, and other research activities.

Applicants should submit a dossier by December 15, 2016 at the following link https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTY2. Dossier must include: a letter of application containing a description of academic background and teaching philosophy, current curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, a teaching dossier containing sample syllabi, course materials, student evaluations, and a list of courses that could be taught at Pittsburgh. An academic writing sample may also be uploaded. A diversity statement is strongly recommended (upload as “Vision Statement” in the system). Applicants are encouraged to share how their past, planned, or potential contributions or experiences relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance the University of Pittsburgh’s commitment to inclusive excellence. Questions can be directed to the Director of GSWS, Todd Reeser at reeser@pitt.edu. For more information, see http://gsws.pitt.edu.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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