The Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) at Barnard College, Columbia University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to commence in Fall 2024. Applicants must have a PhD in hand by the start of the appointment. We seek an interdisciplinary feminist scholar with a specialization in media, technology and/or critical data studies emphasizing social relations including gender, sexuality, race and class in their research. We understand this field broadly and Intersections of interest might include: technologies of colonialism and empire; infrastructures and logistics of racial capitalism; algorithmic racism in biomedical and surveillance technologies; platform economies; digital culture, media ecologies, and political action. This position will be fully appointed in the WGSS Department, and will teach core courses in our major as well as courses within the Feminist/Intersectional Science and Technology Studies (FISTS) concentration and minor offered by the Consortium for Critical Interdisciplinary Studies.
Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. We especially encourage applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ people, and individuals from other underrepresented groups. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, current CV, a writing sample (journal article or dissertation chapter), a teaching statement, and three letters of reference online at https://careers.barnard.edu/postings/6650. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.
Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.