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Associate or Full Professor, Gender and Health Movements and Policy

University at Buffalo
New York, United States
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Posted Date
Dec 19, 2022
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Associate or Full Professor, Gender and Health Movements and Policy

Global Gender & Sexuality Studies

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UUP Faculty

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Position Summary

The Department of Global Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York invites applications at the rank of Associate or Full professor for a position in Gender and Health beginning Fall 2023. We are seeking a dynamic teacher and researcher whose work engages gender, sexuality, and bodily autonomy in health, while challenging health inequalities and injustices in a transnational and/or global context. We especially welcome candidates whose work is focused on the Middle East, North Africa, or Asia, or on transnational movements.

Topics might include :
  • health-oriented organizing and activism;
  • reproductive justice activism;
  • women’s and/or LGBTQ+ healthcare and access;
  • policy and medical regulation of gendered and sexed bodies;
  • transgender and intersex rights in healthcare,
  • sports,
  • other institutional settings.

We seek a colleague who will help anchor a growing area at UB, located within an energetic and collegial department that has been formally identified as an area of expansion and investment by university leadership. Candidates should have a demonstrated ability to teach core courses in women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at the undergraduate and graduate level. The department values the ability to mentor students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. Standard teaching includes two classes per term and all faculty are expected to maintain a robust research agenda and participate in departmental service.

Please submit a CV, cover letter, statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy that addresses teaching and mentoring a diverse student body. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuits – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefits packages .

About the Department
The Department of Global Gender and Sexuality Studies (GGSs) is the interdisciplinary home for research and teaching on feminism, women, gender, and sexuality at UB. Originally formed in 1972, we attract students locally, nationally and internationally and have thriving BA, MA and PhD programs. We are committed to using feminist theory and intersectional gender analysis to explore the complex intersections of gender, race, class, sexuality and disability, and in supporting critical analysis directed towards social change and the creation of more just societies.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications
  • A PhD in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies or in a related interdisciplinary field.
  • Record of achievement in scholarship appropriate for the rank of full Professor or advanced Associate Professor at the time of appointment.
Preferred Qualifications
  • High-profile recognized research program.
  • Strong record of research funding, fellowships, and professional recognition.
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North Campus

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Please submit a CV, letter of interest, statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy that addresses teaching and mentoring a diverse student body.

Review of applications will begin February 15, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.

All application materials should be submitted via UB Jobs. Application materials submitted directly to the posting contact will not be acknowledged and cannot be considered.

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Gwynn Thomas

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Chair, Dept of Global Gender and Sexuality Studies

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