Visiting Assistant Professor in LGBTQ Studies

Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Mar 02, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Studies Program at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in LGBTQ Studies beginning fall semester 2021. The LGBTQ Studies Program is seeking candidates who will teach gender and sexuality studies courses at both the introductory and upper division level.

Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research, and service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community. Teaching and/or research specialization in one or more of the following fields is preferred: issues of LGBTQ health and wellness, trans* studies, and STEM-related approaches to LGBTQ studies. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. A degree or certificate in Gender Studies, Sexuality Studies, or Queer Studies is preferred. Prior teaching experience required. Ideal candidates will be able to teach electives in their areas of specialization. The successful candidate may be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

Review of applications will begin March 31, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Complete application includes: cover letter, C.V., diversity/inclusivity statement, and names of individuals who would be prepared to submit reference letters at a later date. Following initial review, candidates may also be asked to supply evidence of teaching effectiveness and teaching statement. Candidates should describe in their application how their approach to teaching and scholarship might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Materials must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18207 . Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at https://upstate-ny.hercjobs.org/jobs

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Colgate University is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship.

Further information about the LGBTQ Studies Program can be found at http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/lgbtq-studies

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