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Added 7/9/14

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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 LBDV@colorado.edu 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.

 

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Added 6/27/14

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http://www.scrippscollege.edu/about/employment/assistant-professor-in-feminist-gender-and-sexuality-studies.php

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<mailto:FeministSearch@ScrippCollege.edu>
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.

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THE BBRG AFFILIATED SCHOLARS PROGRAM (UC BERKELEY)

(APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED THROUGHOUT THE ACADEMIC YEAR)

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.

FULL PROGRAM DETAILS AND APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS CAN BE FOUND HERE: http://bbrg.berkeley.edu/affiliated.html

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