Grinnell College, Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies
Assistant Professor, Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies, 1-year term
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Iowa, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Instructor|
GRINNELL COLLEGE. One-year leave replacement position in Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies, starting August 2013. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) possible. We are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute courses in Gender and Science, Transnational Feminisms, Sexuality Studies and/or Masculinity Studies. Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college. The College's curriculum is founded on a strong advising system and close student-faculty interaction, with few college-wide requirements beyond the completion of a major. The teaching schedule of five courses over two semesters will include: Introduction to Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies, as well as a survey course and a seminar in the candidate’s area of expertise. Further information about the Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Program at Grinnell College can be found on the program’s website: http://www.grinnell.edu/academic/gwss.
In letters of application, candidates should describe their previous teaching experience in the field of Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies at both the introductory and advanced level, and indicate courses beyond the introductory level that they are prepared to teach. Candidates should also discuss their interest in developing as a teacher and scholar in an undergraduate, liberal-arts college that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction. They also should discuss what they can contribute to efforts to cultivate a wide diversity of people and perspectives, a core value of Grinnell College. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by February 1, 2013.
Please submit applications online by visiting our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), a sample syllabus for Introduction to Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies, and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Astrid Henry at [GWSSearch@grinnell.edu] or 641-269-4655.
Grinnell College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of the nation. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, religion, creed, disability or veteran status. For further information about Grinnell College, see our website at http://www.grinnell.edu.
Professor Astrid Henry
|Primary Category:||Women, Gender, and Sexuality
|Secondary Categories:||Social Sciences