Texas Women’s University, Dept. of Multicultural Somen’s & Gender Studies, Associate/Full

Sep 30, 2017 Nov 01, 2017

The Department of Multicultural Women's & Gender Studies invites applications for department chair at the rank of associate or full professor to begin summer 2018. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. with at least 18 graduate credit hours in women's, gender, or sexuality studies and/or have published extensively in these or related fields. The successful candidate will currently hold a tenured position at the rank of associate or full professor, with administrative experience as department chair or program director and will be committed to working collaboratively with department faculty. The candidate will also provide leadership and management for multiple degree programs in a multidisciplinary, diverse environment. We seek a scholar with teaching and service experience in Women's & Gender Studies who will value shared governance and collaboration in all departmental activities.

The Department of Multicultural Women’s & Gender Studies at TWU has developed an exciting multicultural curriculum that integrates diverse perspectives and critically applies feminist/womanist scholarship on behalf of social justice. We offer a Ph.D. degree, a M.A. degree, a Graduate Certificate, and an undergraduate minor. Approximately 1,800 undergraduate students each year take courses in the department for university core curriculum credit. Currently there are approximately 50 students enrolled in the department's graduate programs and 70 minors. Department faculty maintain strong collaborative working relationships across the university and emphasize excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. Further information about the department is available at TWU.

University Information:
Texas Woman's University, with over 15,000 students, occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation's largest university primarily for women. Established in 1901, TWU is a doctoral/research-intensive public university which emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education. TWU operates three campuses: Houston, Dallas, and the main campus in Denton (population 115,000), located 40 miles north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. This metroplex, the nation's fourth largest urban center, has world-class museums, orchestras, opera, ballet, theatre companies, as well as an array of professional and collegiate sports venues. Additional information about the University is available at TexasWomen's.

Texas Woman's University, an AA/EEO employer, supports diversity. Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply. All positions at Texas Woman's University are deemed security sensitive requiring background checks.

To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, and names with email address and phone numbers of three references via email to FacultyJobs

Email header or subject line must include job title: Associate Professor/Professor and Chair, and job code number IRC12675.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

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