Women’s and Gender Studies Visiting Endowed Chair (Visiting Associate or Full Professor) in Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn College of the City University of New York (CUNY) invites applications and nominations for a one-year appointment in the rank of Visiting Associate/Full Professor to the Endowed Chair in Women’s and Gender Studies with a starting date of August 2018. The incumbent will be affiliated with the Women’s and Gender Studies Program (WGST) and an appropriate academic department at Brooklyn College.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness through their research, teaching and/or service are encouraged to apply

Brooklyn College is a microcosm of the ethnically rich borough of Brooklyn it serves as well as a mirror of the wide diversity in New York City itself. A vibrant, intellectually engaged community, our student body comprises individuals from 150 countries, speaking 105 different languages. The College and the Women’s and Gender Studies Program are committed to enhancing and supporting a diverse and inclusive community of students, faculty, and staff.

The Endowed Chair will be expected to:
• Teach and advise students in four (4) courses during the year, including the introductory Women’s and Gender Studies course each semester, courses in their specialty and a preferred course in Feminist Theories. Courses may be cross-listed with WGST affiliated interdisciplinary programs (Africana Studies, Children and Youth Studies, Judaic Studies, and Puerto Rican and Latino Studies) and departments in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Arts.

• Share the commitment of the faculty in building the visibility of the Program by organizing workshops, lecture series and public discussions that involve students, faculty and community members.

We seek an individual demonstrating dedication to social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusiveness and sincere commitment to promoting diversity as evidenced by prior successful and innovative measures.

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