Visiting Assistant Professor in LGBTQ Studies Program

Colgate University
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 13, 2023

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 2023. Our program seeks a teacher-scholar whose expertise and experience are in one or more of the following subfields: intersections of gender and sexuality with science and technology studies; queer medical humanities; issues of LGBTQ health and wellness; and trans* studies. The successful candidate will teach introductory-level gender and sexuality studies courses as well as upper-division-level electives in their area of specialization. Completion of Ph.D. is required 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, whether as a teaching assistant or instructor of record. The successful candidate may be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. LGBTQ Studies faculty also collaborate regularly with our colleagues in Women’s Studies and LGBTQ+ Initiatives. Review of applications will begin March 03, 2023, 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. In their statement, candidates must describe how their teaching might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Following initial review, candidates may also be asked to supply evidence of teaching effectiveness and a teaching philosophy. Materials must be submitted through 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 . 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, being or having been a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate 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 vibrant liberal arts university of 3219 students situated 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

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