Oxford College, Emory, Asst. Prof. Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Sep 14, 2017 Oct 02, 2017

To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply via Interfolio

Located 36 miles east of Atlanta on Emory’s original campus in Oxford, Georgia, Oxford College invites applications for a:
Tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies to begin August 2018.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop Oxford College’s existing WGSS program and strengthen
ties to the WGSS program on the Atlanta campus.

Emory University’s WGSS is home to a leading Ph.D. program and rich undergraduate curriculum of which Oxford College is a part.

Teaching responsibilities include three courses in WGSS each semester at the introductory and intermediate level.

Core courses in the university’s undergraduate curriculum include Introduction to WGSS, Introduction to Studies in Sexualities, and Feminist Theory.

The successful candidate will also teach courses in their area of specialty, which should contribute to one or more of the following cluster areas
in the WGSS curriculum:

global perspectives; race, ethnicity, economics; bodies, sexualities, science, and health; culture and the arts; ethics, religion, politics and law.

Preferred Qualifications
PhD in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies or a closely related discipline by time of appointment, strong interests in teaching excellence at the undergraduate level, and an active research agenda, preferably in one or more of the following cluster areas:

global perspectives; race, ethnicity, economics; bodies, sexualities, science, and health; culture and the arts; and ethics, religion, politics and law.

Additional Job Details Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable), three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (including student evaluations of teaching) via Interfolio

Complete applications with cover letters submitted by October 1, 2017 will receive full consideration.

One of Emory University's four schools partnering in undergraduate education, Oxford College provides 950 first- and second-year students of high academic profile an intensive liberal-arts program for the first two years of their Emory bachelor’s degree. We are interested in candidates with a commitment to working with a remarkably diverse student body in an inclusive learning community. Applications from women and historically underrepresented minorities are particularly welcome.

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