Professor in the Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Harvard University
Massachusetts, United States
Not specified
Jul 30, 2019
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality 

Harvard University 

Position Description: 

Feminist and Queer Theory 

The Committee on Degrees in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Harvard University seeks to appoint a tenured full professor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality. We invite candidates with expertise in Feminist and Queer Epistemologies; Women of Color Feminisms; Intersectionality; Queer of Color Theory; and Trans Studies. We seek candidates whose work has transdisciplinary and global reach/impact. The professor will teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate levels and will engage in program-building. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2020. 

Basic Qualifications: Doctoral degree 

Additional Qualifications: Intellectual leadership in the field; potential for significant contributions to the department, university, and wider scholarly community; demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring; and experience working with and teaching diverse students. 

Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (

Candidates are encouraged to apply by October 1, 2019; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. 

  1. Cover letter 
  2. Curriculum vitae 
  3. Teaching and mentorship statement 
  4. Research statement 
  5. List of courses recently taught 
  6. A statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in the areas of teaching and research. 

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.