Women’s Studies Dept. and Sexuality Studies Program, University of Iowa

Oct 21, 2008 Dec 12, 2008

The Women's Studies Department and Sexuality Studies Program of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Iowa are conducting a search for an advanced Associate or Full Professor specializing in the field of feminist theory. The successful candidate will help build and lead, as chair, a newly reconfigured program: the Department of Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies. The candidate should have a distinguished record of scholarly publication, innovative teaching, as well as skills and interest in academic leadership and administration. The successful candidate should possess expertise in theories of sexual difference and gender, and/or subjectivity, particularly as they intersect with race, class, ethnicity, and nationality. We seek a theorist with strength in the humanities who will bring to our graduate and undergraduate curriculum expertise relating to the specific contributions feminist scholars have made to contemporary thought in their engagement with various strains of critical discourse.

The Department and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to gender and ethnic diversity; the strategic plans of the University,College and Department reflect this commitment. Women and members of underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The Universityof Iowa is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Candidates must submit applications online. No mail paper applications can be accepted. Attachments to the application must include cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief description of research program, and the contact information for three letters of recommendation. Refer to requisition #56103. Screening begins November 1, 2008 and continues until the position is filled.

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