Wake Forest University, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, assistant prof.
Nov 03, 2017 → Nov 21, 2017
Applicants must have a PhD in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, or a PhD in a related humanities or social science field with demonstrated expertise and
advanced training in the field of women's, gender, and sexuality studies as evidenced by a graduate certificate or equivalent.
With a record of excellence in teaching and research, and a strong commitment to building interdisciplinary relationships across campus,
the successful candidate will teach 9 courses over two years at all curricular levels. Potential courses include Introduction to WGS, Feminist Theory,
internship seminars, advanced electives, and small first-year seminars.
Prospective candidates should have a strong research record. PhD is required at the time of the appointment, and teaching experience in
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies is preferred.
With a deep commitment to diversity, interdisciplinarity, public service and engagement with the world, the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at
Wake Forest seeks candidates whose research, teaching, and service have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.
Ability to create an inclusive classroom environment for an increasingly diverse student body is required.
Applications should be submitted online and include: a cover letter addressed to the members of the Search Committee; curriculum vitae;
statement of research and teaching philosophy; and a writing sample preferably published and of article length.
Please note that materials should be in either Word or PDF format and there is a limit of 5 file uploads per applicant.
At least three signed confidential letters of recommendation must be sent via email by the recommender or dossier service to
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