Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Oct 25, 2007 Dec 01, 2007

Women’s and Gender Studies at Wake Forest University is a vibrant interdisciplinary academic program that coordinates and stimulates a wide range of research, teaching and community service activities. The Director teaches in the Program, promotes faculty and student research as well as curriculum development, supervises the administrative office of the Program, and facilitates inter-disciplinary and cross-campus communication and scholarship among the faculty. The Director represents and advances the interests of the Program on campus and in the community. The Director will hold a full-time tenured or tenure-track appointment in the Program and/or appropriate disciplinary unit.

The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. with training in feminist and/or gender studies. Specific disciplines are open but preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in Women's & Gender Studies, social science fields or the humanities. Qualified candidates will be committed to interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship, and will hold a record of both distinguished teaching and publication in Women’s and Gender Studies or the intersection of Women’s and Gender Studies and a related field. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to racial, ethnic and gender diversity as well as the ability to work closely with multiple interdisciplinary units on campus, including American Ethnic Studies and other area studies programs. Preference will be given to candidates who evidence administrative ability and experience, as well as commitment to service and community engagement.

Additional information about the Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Wake Forest University can be found at: http://www.wfu.edu/wgs . Information about the University is located at: http://www.wfu.edu. The initial deadline for applications is November 30, 2007 but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send nominations, applications and inquiries to Professor Mary Foskett, c/o Ms. Linda Mecum, Women’s and Gender Studies Program, Wake Forest University, P.O. Box 7365, Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7365. Candidates should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vita, sample of scholarly writing, sample of recent teaching evaluations, and the names and addresses of three references. EEO/AA.

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