[Job] Latina/o/x Urban Issues faculty position at UCLA

UCLA Urban Planning, in partnership with the Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC), invites applications from scholars in urban studies and urban planning for a tenured/tenure-track appointment. They seek an innovative thinker who will be a leading scholar of urban issues in Latina/o/x communities and whose work will play an important role in shaping future policy debates. Welcome are applicants with varied research interests within this broad area, including but not limited to neighborhood change, community development, social mobility, race and ethnicity, immigration, and urban planning in communities of color. They’re open to varied methodologies, but are especially interested in scholars whose work applies quantitative methodologies to one or more these research areas. We are open to scholars with interest in any geographical area and especially welcome applicants with an interest in the study of Los Angeles or its region in their research.

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[Job] Feminist Theory Open Rank in English at UCLA

The Department of English at UCLA invites applications for a faculty position in feminist theory, rank open. They’re “interested in hiring a scholar working at the leading edge of feminist and gender literary theory across genres, historical moments and cultural contexts, media, and performance. Areas of particular interest include but are not limited to: intersectionality; global comparatist and postcolonial approaches; biopolitics; affect and sensation studies; psychoanalysis; new materialisms; queer and trans; and critical race theory. We are looking for candidates with an interest in teaching the diverse intellectual genealogies of feminism and whose record of professional service reflect a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.”

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FYI: “10 tips to help you ‘win’ at graduate school”

“Don’t be a resistant learner. There’s nothing better than graduate students who are engaged, think for themselves, and speak up in class instead of silently taking notes like excellent sheep. And there’s nothing more irritating, at least for me, than those who are more interested in showing off how much they already know than in learning anything new.”

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[Job] Assistant Professor in Women’s Studies, University of Hawai`i

University of Hawai`i “seeks a candidate with expertise that is well situated at the intersection of sexuality, sexual violence, sexual harassment, and queer embodiment. […] Candidates whose interdisciplinary research agenda intersects with any of the following will be highly desirable: gender, justice, and law; queer theory; race and racialization; or disability studies. Candidates who demonstrate ability to contribute to the department’s and university’s strengths in: Hawai‘i and the Asia-Pacific region; migration and deportation; transnational feminism; gender, justice, and the law; and social justice; and have previous experience teaching courses on gender, violence, and sexuality; as well as developing and teaching online courses will be given preference.”… more