Keene State College, Women’s and Gender Studies, Assistant Professor

Oct 03, 2010 Dec 20, 2010

Assistant Professor, Women's and Gender Studies
Keene State College, Keene, NH
Keene State College is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time tenure track position in Women's and Gender Studies to begin August 2011. Candidates must have experience teaching core women's and gender studies courses at the undergraduate level and should have a research focus in feminist development studies or transnational feminisms. Candidates must possess excellent teaching skills, have an active scholarly agenda, and be willing to engage in campus service. The successful candidate will be expected to promote the new Women's and Gender Studies major at Keene State and advise students in the major.

Additional teaching responsibilities will include postcolonial feminist theory and an introductory course in feminist practice and social change, and may include sexuality studies and queer theory. We encourage candidates to identify ways their teaching and research interests correspond with our above listed needs and interests. As part of regular teaching responsibilities at this public liberal arts college, all faculty members are expected to teach both in the major and in the Integrative Studies Program. For more information about this program, please see Keene

A major part of Keene State College's mission is the promotion of academic excellence as demonstrated by a commitment to diversity and multiculturalism. We strongly encourage individuals to apply who have a desire to help the College's ongoing efforts to provide opportunities to help students become responsible global citizens.

Qualifications Required: Earned doctorate in Women's and Gender Studies or closely related interdisciplinary field by August 1, 2011. Salary at the rank of Assistant Professor will be based on Collective Bargaining Unit Agreement and is $57,600 minimum for fall 2010.

For full consideration, submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and three letters of reference. Electronic application materials are preferable; please send via e-mail to: Greene.
Documents that must be mailed should be sent to:
Women's and Gender Studies,
FAC14 Search Committee,
Office of Human Resource Management,
Keene State College, 229 Main Street,
Keene NH 03435-1604.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled or otherwise closed at the college's discretion. For full consideration, please submit application materials by December 3, 2010. Representatives will be attending the National Women's Studies Association Conference in Denver, CO.

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Keene State College is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector. The College is accredited by NEASC and its education programs accredited by NCATE. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Keene State College is engaged in an effort to build a community that reflects the diversity of society.

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