founded in 1831, is a diverse,
energetic liberal arts community where critical thinking and
practical idealism go hand in hand.
The Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies program at Wesleyan
University seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor
beginning July 2022, with substantive research and teaching
interests in the areas of Race, Gender and Sexuality and/or
Transnational and Global Feminisms, broadly construed. Feminist,
Gender and Sexuality Studies is an interdisciplinary program
offering an undergraduate major in the study of gender and
sexuality as categories of analysis and experience within the broad
matrices of race, class, ethnicity, and nation. Wesleyan is a
highly selective liberal arts college that values both scholarship
and teaching very highly, has a strong, diverse undergraduate
student body, and offers competitive salaries and benefits.
The Assistant Professor will teach core courses required for the
major, including an introductory level Gateway course in gender and
sexuality studies and/or Feminist Theories, as well as other
courses in their area of specialization, and will carry a 2/2
teaching load. Additional duties include advising and mentoring
students, carrying on a program of research, and participating in
faculty governance at the departmental and university level.
The candidate must have a Ph.D. in women’s and gender studies,
Sociology, Anthropology, History, Literature, Philosophy, Media
Studies, relevant area studies, or other relevant academic
discipline, either in hand or near completion (with expectation
that PhD will be in hand at time of appointment, though a
successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the candidate
does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, but will
complete the Ph.D. within one year of hire).
Special Instructions To Applicants
A complete application includes electronic copies of the following
documents: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of
teaching interests and philosophy, sample syllabi, and evidence of
teaching effectiveness (if available). In the cover letter,
applicants should describe how they will embrace the college’s
commitment to fostering an inclusive community, as well as their
experience working with individuals from historically marginalized
or underserved groups. You will also be asked to provide the email
addresses of three referees, from whom we will obtain confidential
letters of recommendation.
Applications received after October 1st may not receive full
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Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does
not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age,
gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital
status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder,
learning disability or physical disability, political belief,
veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or
non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from
women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries
regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination
policies should be directed to: Alison Williams, Vice President for
Equity & Inclusion/ Title IX Officer, 860-685-3927, firstname.lastname@example.org.