Job Opportunity – Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies (Syracuse University, USA)

The Department of Women’s & Gender Studies at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Women’s & Gender Studies, appointment to begin August 2009, Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment. We seek a candidate who demonstrates a strong record of interdisciplinary research and teaching in the field of Women’s & Gender Studies, consistent with a tenure-track appointment at a research university. We are specifically interested in a scholar with a strong background in transnational and intersectional feminist theories and methodologies. Interdisciplinary doctoral training required; Women’s Studies or Interdisciplinary Ph.D. preferred. 

Area(s) of expertise open, but the candidate’s work should complement the mission, goals, and strengths of the WGS Department at SU. The candidate will be expected to contribute to our core undergraduate curriculum and to expand our offerings at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Our department is distinguished by its commitment to intersectional, transnational, and interdisciplinary approaches, and an emphasis on issues of race, class, disability, sexuality, and ethnicity as an inherent part of our signature focus on transnational feminist analyses of gender and gender justice.

We will begin screening applications on December 1, 2008. Position will remain open until filled. Candidates should visit to apply electronically. Please submit a letter of application, and curriculum vitae on line. In addition, a teaching statement, writing sample and three letters of recommendation are required and should be forwarded separately to: Dr. Gwendolyn Pough, Chair, Search Committee, Women’s and Gender Studies Department, 208 Bowne Hall, Syracuse University, Syracuse NY 13244-1020

Contact Info: 
Dr. Gwendolyn Pough
Chair, Search Committee
Women’s & Gender Studies Department
208 Bowne Hall
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY 13244-1020


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