Kansas State University, Dept. of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies

Oct 04, 2016 Nov 30, 2016

The Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at Kansas State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies (GWSS) beginning August 2017.

This position will include developing and teaching courses at the undergraduate level, including general education courses like Intro. to GWSS. Teaching load is 5 courses per year. Responsibilities include research, service, advising, and may include serving on doctoral committees in other departments.

The Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies Department offers an undergraduate major and minor in GWSS; an undergraduate minor in Queer Studies, and a graduate certificate in GWSS. More information about the department and university can be found at KansasState.

Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university established the Office of Diversity, lead by the associate vice president for diversity and a dedicated staff. Additionally, each college has a designated Diversity Point Person to provide insight and guidance. Kansas State University received the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, award from Insight Into Diversity magazine for the past three years. Multicultural students account for 15 percent of our student population, a university record and continuing trend.

Successful candidates will have expertise in GWSS and law OR GWSS and health. Particular areas of expertise can include but are not limited to violence, reproductive justice, disability, and aging. The candidate's research and teaching must be intersectional, interdisciplinary, and feminist.

Applicants must have PhD at the time of appointment. We are especially interested in candidates with PhDs in the field of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies. Successful candidates will demonstrate excellence in the classroom as well as promise in the field of research. A pedagogical commitment to diversity is required.

We are especially interested in candidates with PhDs in the field of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies.

Please submit a letter of application that includes statements of teaching philosophy and research interests (no longer than three pages), and curriculum vita. Upload materials as a single pdf at Careers .

Review of applications begins October 26th and continues until position is filled. In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Please direct questions to
Dr. Angela Hubler
Associate Professor and Interim Head
Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies
Leasure Hall
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506
Hubler
785-532-5739

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