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Added 7/28/14


CALL FOR PARTICIPANTSEditors, social-media team, and more

Front-of-Book Assistant Editor: After three years of editing make/shift's front-of-book columns, Jade Brooks is transitioning from editing "make/plans," "Participate," and "Cut Quotes" to focus on organizing in her community in Durham. (Thanks for all you've done and will continue to do, Jade!) 

That means we need a new editor for "make/plans" (our international event calendar), "Participate" (community bulletin board), and potentially other parts of the magazine. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic; respectful of deadlines and collective process; excited to build relationships with social-justice-minded event organizers all over the world; and committed to the intersectional feminisms that shape and fill make/shift. All of make/shift's editors are volunteers. Please send a brief letter of interest and a bio to

Web and Social-Media Team: We are busy! While focusing on editing and publishing the magazine, we are having a hard time keeping up with things like our website and social media. Want to get involved? The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic; respectful of deadlines and collective process; savvy with web and social-media platforms; and committed to the intersectional feminisms that shape and fill make/shift. All of make/shift's staff are volunteers. Please send a brief letter of interest and a bio to

And More!: We could use help in many areas of publishing make/shift, from promotion to distro to fundraising. If you love make/shift and want to volunteer, please write telling us about yourself and the types of volunteering you'd like to do:


Ohio University Survivor Advocacy Program Coordinator

The Ohio University Survivor Advocacy Program is looking for a Program Coordinator, who will coordinate the day-to-day responsibilities of the OU Survivor Advocacy Program, which includes the implementation of support services for sexual violence victims and survivors and their families, as well as programming, education, and outreach to the Ohio University campus.


In this position, the Coordinator:

• Will serve as the primary advocate for survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking, and as an education specialist on issues related to sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking

*Provide short-term counseling and crisis intervention on a rotational basis

*Serve as a liaison between victims and services on campus and in the community

*Design and implement educational programs and outreach

*Coordinate campus wide training initiatives

*Assist the Project Director on grant management and reporting

*Be responsible for data collection

*Assist in the development and dissemination of program materials, including social media and the website

*Supervise Graduate Assistants and select and train peer advocates


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related degree with LSW or LPC OR licensure eligible. At least two years experience in related position (ex. sexual assault advocacy, counseling, crisis intervention, sexual assault prevention, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling with license or license eligible, and background in Women’s and Gender Studies, or Higher Education.

Salary is commensurate with credentials.  Ohio University Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package which includes health benefits and educational benefits for employees and eligible dependents.

Work Hours are M-F 8am to 5pm, evening and weekend hours, and some travel, will be required. Transportation needed.

THIS IS A GRANT FUNDED POSITION. Funding is guaranteed until Oct. 31, 2015. Possibility of three year renewal.

To apply, please complete the online application and attach required documents.

Required documents include a resume, cover letter, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three people to be contacted for references. The position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by 08/11/2014.

For more information, contact Susanne B. Dietzel, Ph. D.,, or 740-593-9625.

Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Ohio University Human Resources  |  169 West Union Street  |  Athens OH 45701  |  T: 740.593.1636  |  F: 740.593.0386 Ohio University


The School of Language, Culture, and Society at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track position to teach and conduct research in Ethnic Studies.  This appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor (depending on qualifications).  The position will be expected to teach both graduate and undergraduate level courses appropriate to the candidate's expertise.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience.  For a complete list of qualifications, position details, and to apply, go to  Apply to posting # 0012796.  Closing date is October 15, 2014.

OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled


PSU #52132

Open Rank, Psychologist

Department of Psychology and Women's Studies

The Pennsylvania State University

The Department of Psychology at Penn State ( is recruiting (rank open) for a psychologist to participate in the Psychology-Women's Studies dual degree graduate program commencing August 2015. The ideal candidate will hold an advanced degree or graduate specialization in women's studies/gender studies as well as psychology and have a research program within one of our core areas of graduate training (adult or child clinical, social, cognitive, developmental, industrial/organizational). The ideal candidate will also participate actively in the Department of Women's Studies, probably as a joint-budgeted faculty with a minority appointment in Women's Studies. We welcome candidates who can contribute to one or more of the cross-cutting emphases within our department: Culture and Context, Neuroscience/Biological Bases of Behavior, and Applied/Translational Research. Rich opportunities exist for collaboration within the department and across the campus. Applicants who can contribute to an overarching department initiative to enhance diversity and our understanding of diversity are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates are expected to have a record of excellence in research and teaching, and a history or promise of external funding. Review of applications will begin October 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a letter of application including concise statements of research and teaching interests, a CV, and selected (p)reprints at Please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent electronically to with the subject line of Wm Studies.  Questions regarding the application process can be emailed to Judy Bowman,, and questions regarding the position can be sent to Stephanie A. Shields,



Added 7/9/14


Women and Gender Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder is accepting applications for a lecturer position to teach WMST 2600 Gender, Race and Class in the Global Context in Fall 2014. This is an intro-level, interdisciplinary class. Please send CV and supporting documents, including a 1 to 2 paragraph description of your qualifications and interest in teaching this class, to Minimum of an M.A. Required for this position. Below is a course description. Please direct questions to Lorraine Bayard de Volo, Director of Women and Gender Studies, at the above email or 303-492-8923.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This class examines women and gender in relation to race, ethnicity, class, sexuality and other power relations in a global context. The course focuses primarily on non-U.S. settings, identifying common processes and problems that inform global feminism as well as examining the politics of difference. Although the main focus of the class is on women, we will be addressing gender broadly to include questions about the influence of both local and global forms of masculinity and particular problems faced by men. We will also explore ways that women and men organize to overcome the crises and conflicts identified in this course.



Added 6/27/14


Faculty Position: Assistant Professor in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

Scripps College, a women’s liberal arts college with a strong interdisciplinary tradition, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the Department of Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies.

The Department invites applications for a tenure-track appointment for Fall of 2015. We are seeking candidates who specialize in intersectional and/or transnational queer, feminist studies, with an emphasis on queer theory. We particularly welcome candidates with research areas that include—but are not limited to—critical race theory and sexualities' studies, settler colonialism and indigenous studies, imperialisms, and postcolonial studies. The department also seeks a colleague who will build innovative pedagogical and research connections to antiracist, feminist social justice work within (either) local, regional, or transnational networks and communities.

The Department is looking for a colleague who is also an innovative teacher with a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education. The teaching load is five courses per year and advising on senior theses. Participation in the Core Curriculum in the Interdisciplinary Humanities program is expected. Ph.D. preferred.

Please submit a letter of letter of application, CV, three letters of reference, teaching evaluations, and a writing sample of no more than 30 pages to AcademicJobsOnline.

The Review of Applications will begin October 1, 2014. Preliminary interviews will be held at the Fall meetings of the National Women's Studies Association, the American Studies Association and the American Anthropological Association.


For more information, please contact the Chair of the Search Committee:

Professor Piya Chatterjee<>
Box # 4056
Scripps College
1030 Columbia Ave.
Claremont, CA. 91711


FEC Approved: March 26, 2014

Scripps College is one of seven members of The Claremont Colleges Consortium located 35 miles east of Los Angeles. In a continuing effort to build a diverse academic community and to provide equal educational and employment opportunities, Scripps College actively encourages applications from women and members of historically under-represented groups.




Among the BBRG programs and activities is the BBRG Affiliated Visiting Scholars Program, designed to accommodate scholars who would like to spend a relatively short period of time in residence, ranging from one month to six months. The BBRG Affiliated Visiting Scholars Program is open to senior and junior faculty (tenured and untenured), visiting scholars, postdoctoral scholars and independent scholars, from the U.S. and abroad, whose work is centrally on women and gender. Applicants must have the Ph.D. (or its equivalent) in hand one year prior to the beginning of the appointment. The BBRG accepts applications for the BBRG Affiliated Visiting Scholars Program throughout the academic year.

Affiliated Visiting Scholars will have access to UC Berkeley library privileges, a shared office, and shared computer and internet access. Affiliated Visiting Scholars are invited to participate in the BBRG Scholars’ Writing/Reading Group if they are in residence for at least three months.

Affiliated Visiting Scholars provide their own financial support during the residency. There are fees associated with residency at BBRG. Please see the website for full details. 

*Non-U.S. scholars will need a J-1 visa to visit BBRG. This paperwork takes three months to complete. Please plan accordingly.



  • Center for Feminist Research
  • University of Southern California
  • Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
  • Room 422
  • 3501 Trousdale Parkway
  • Los Angeles, California
  • 90089-4352 USA