ONE YEAR VISITING POSITION IN WGSS at The College of Wooster

REOPENED: ONE YEAR VISITING POSITION – WOMEN’S, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY STUDIES

The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies to begin in August 2017. The successful candidate will teach Introductory Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies, feminist methodologies, and an upper-level WGSS courses in the candidate’s specialty. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach in the areas of Transnational Feminism and/or Women of Color Feminism. The teaching load is 3-3, which will include advising senior Independent Study thesis projects. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. or be ABD in Women’s/Gender/Sexuality/Feminist Studies (WGSFS) at the time of appointment, or hold a degree in another field with a graduate certificate or significant interdisciplinary training in WGSFS. Prior teaching is desirable and applicants should provide evidence of their ability to teach introductory and upper-level courses in WGSS. The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (19% domestic students of color and 10% international students); applicants should demonstrate their ability to work with diverse student populations.

Applications should include: letter of interest; cv; unofficial graduate transcripts; teaching dossier & evaluations (if available); three letters of recommendation. Application materials should be submitted to Christa Craven, Chair of WGSS, at ccraven@wooster.edu (preferably as a single file, minus letters of recommendation). Review of applications will begin IMMEDIATELTY, and continue until the position is filled.

The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The College of Wooster is a drug-free workplace.

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