Wheaton College, Norton, MA

Oct 25, 2007 Dec 10, 2007

This position requires a PhD in a relevant field with significant training in women's and/or gender studies (for example, a MA, PhD, minor or graduate certificate). We are particularly interested in candidates whose host department would be Economics, Philosophy, or Psychology. The annual teaching load is 3/2, and consists of a combination of courses in Women's Studies, the host department, and general education. The candidate must be able to teach the introduction to women's studies and feminist theory, and will have the opportunity to develop a core course that will focus on transnational feminist issues. Successful candidates will have a strong background in interdisciplinary feminist approaches and expertise in intersectional approaches to gender, race, class, sexuality and nationality. The candidate will also contribute to Wheaton's innovative general education program.
Wheaton is a private coeducational liberal arts college of 1550 students located within easy commuting distance of Boston and Providence. Wheaton College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Women's Studies Program and the College are committed to attracting promising candidates from groups presently under-represented in our community, with the goal of maintaining and enriching an intellectually diverse learning environment. Wheaton offers a competitive benefits package, including benefits for domestic partners. The college provides a supportive intellectual and social context for the development of new colleagues, including fully paid pre-tenure sabbaticals of one semester. Please send a letter of application, vita, selected publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference to: Kim Miller Ph.D., Coordinator, Women's Studies Program Wheaton College, Norton, MA 02766. Application deadline is December 10th.

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