JOB: TT Asst in WGS at Harvard

Assistant Professor in the Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
School Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department/Area Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Position Description The Committee on Degrees in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Harvard University seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality. The field of specialization is open; research areas of interest include but are not limited to the global south and/or sexuality studies. We seek scholars who engage in interdisciplinary teaching and research at the intersections of women, gender, and/or sexuality. The assistant professor will teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, advise undergraduate theses, participate in program-building, and otherwise contribute to the intellectual and administrative life of the Program. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2017.

Additional key words: social sciences, humanities, arts, interdisciplinary.

Basic Qualifications Doctorate required by the time the appointment begins.
Additional Qualifications Demonstrated excellence in teaching; experience working with and teaching diverse students.
Special Instructions Candidates are encouraged to apply by October 15, 2016; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Teaching statement describing teaching approach and philosophy
4. Research statement describing current and projected research activities
5. Names and contact information of 3-5 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.
6. A writing sample of no more than 30 pages.

Contact Information Christianna Morgan
Search Administrator
WGS, 5 Boylston Hall
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138
Contact Email
Equal Opportunity Employer We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Minimum Number of References Required 3
Maximum Number of References Allowed 5
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I teach Shakespeare and the blue humanities at St. John's in New York City.

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