Assistant professor in Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies, UMass Amherst

Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position in Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies
Position Start Date, 9/1/2012
University of Massachusetts/Amherst

Searching for scholar whose work focuses on African American Women. Ph.D., scholarly credentials and some teaching experience in Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies required, Ph.D. by 9/1/12 strongly preferred, but ABD will be considered. Field open, but preference to candidates whose work crosses traditional academic boundaries. Duties include: one required course and one elective course each semester, including large general education introductory course; undergraduate and graduate student advising; departmental and university wide service. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants must submit a letter of application, CV, sample publications and relevant syllabi, and three letters of recommendations. Please state whether you will be attending the NWSA annual conference. Priority deadline is October 31, 2011.

Applications will be reviewed until position is filled. Electronic applications can be sent to (please put “Search R40857” in subject line). Send paper applications to: Chair of Search R40857, Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies Program, Bartlett 208, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003. UMass/Amherst is a member of the Five College Consortium, along with Amherst, Smith, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges. The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.