Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies Adjunct Faculty

Posting Details

Job Code/Title AJ - Adjunct Position Number J00001 Working Title Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies Adjunct Faculty Department Gender Sexuality and Women's Studies Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $1,200 per credit hour Campus Monroe Park Campus Position Type Adjunct - Teaching Hours/Week Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category Adjunct - Teaching Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Description of the Job

The Virginia Commonwealth University College of Humanities and Sciences is recruiting a pool of applicants for possible adjunct faculty positions in the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters, for courses within the Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies. This pool will be utilized on an as-needed basis. Your application will remain active until May 30, 2022; you may resubmit your application for subsequent years beginning June 1, 2022. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Position duties include:
•Facilitate the course objectives
•Meet all designated course instruction guidelines.
•Grade assignments and exams in a timely manner based on instructions/rubric provided.
•Respond to student inquiries within 24 hours.
•Submit final grades (and mid-semester grades if required) according to College/Department policy.

Required Qualifications

•Master’s degree or PhD in Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, or a related field, from an accredited institution of higher education.
•Prior teaching experience.
•Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or a commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU .

Preferred Qualifications

•Previous experience teaching courses within the Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies.

Job Open Date 06/09/2021 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates must apply online at, and should submit the following: a cover letter that clearly explains how they meet the qualifications outlined above, a Curriculum Vitae, and contact information for three professional references (submitted as an “Other Document”). For information or questions about the position, contact Kathleen Ingram, Chair, at or Elizabeth Canfield, Associate Chair at

Additional Information

As a condition of employment, a completed background check and official transcripts verifying completion of degree must be submitted prior to start date.

Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a Masters degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. In what year was your most recent degree awarded?

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document
  3. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Optional Documents

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