The Women’s Studies program at California State University, Fullerton
invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of
Women’s Studies with a disciplinary background in the Humanities. Priority
will be given to candidates with special interest in queer studies,
cultural studies, and/or intellectual history.
Main responsibilities of this position are to develop and teach
introductory and core Women’s Studies courses. Department faculty also have
opportunities to develop courses in their areas of specialization. The
successful candidate will be expected to contribute to and participate in
the life and development of the program, advise students, serve on academic
committees, and participate in the broader disciplinary community.
Positive tenure and promotion decisions require excellent teaching as well
as research, peer-reviewed publication, and service at the departmental,
College and University level.
• Ph.D. by the time of appointment
• Essential criteria include a background and research specialization
in Women’s Studies, and experience with feminist methodology.
• Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching of a very diverse
range of students, often first-generation student population.
• A strong record of scholarly accomplishments appropriate to the level
of appointment, and experience in working collaboratively with colleagues
and community is expected.
• The individual should also be familiar with and have an interest in
developing innovative technology skills to use in teaching.
Rank and Salary
The position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track).
Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and
experience. CSU Fullerton operates on a semester system that enables
faculty to teach in January and/or during the summer for additional salary.
Faculty may also apply for intramural grants to do research during those
months. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available which
includes health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner and/or
dependent fee-waiver; access to campus child-care as well as affordable
housing program; and a defined-benefit retirement through the state system,
along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities. For a detailed
description of benefits, go to
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Please submit: (1) a cover letter describing teaching and research
experience and interests, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) three letters of
Dr. Renae M. Bredin
California State University, Fullerton
Fullerton, CA 92834-6868
Review of applications begins immediately. To assure full consideration,
please submit all required application materials by October 26, 2008;
position will remain open until filled. For more information about the
program, visit our web site http://hss.fullerton.edu/womens/
Cal State Fullerton is an Equal Opportunity/
Title IX/503/504/VEVRA/ADA Employer