University of New Hampshire, Women’s Studies, Assistant Professor, tenure-track

Sep 20, 2016 Nov 30, 2016

The Women’s Studies Program at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position of Africana and African American feminist studies to start fall 2017. Teaching and research should be interdisciplinary; we are particularly interested in candidates with one or more of the following subfields of interest: queer studies, feminist theory, critical race studies, carceral studies, or post-colonial studies. Ph.D. required; degree in Women’s studies preferred. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and social justice. The person hired will be expected to show promise of scholarly excellence, as well as a commitment to teaching at every level.

The University of New Hampshire supports a learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue goals with mutual respect and a shared spirit of inquiry. Please apply online using our PeopleAdmin program. Instructions are available at Jobs. Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and writing sample. Three confidential letters of recommendation should be uploaded by your referees. Once your application is complete and submitted, your list of references will be notified to submit letters via the Jobs portal.

UNH is the state's public research university, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. Its primary purpose is learning: students collaborating with faculty in teaching, research, creative expression, and service. The University has a national and international agenda and holds land grant, sea-grant and space-grant charters. From its main Durham campus and its college in Manchester, the University serves New Hampshire and the region through continuing education, cooperative extension, cultural outreach, economic development activities, and applied research. The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.

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