[Job] Chair of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

University of Massachusetts – Amherst
Chair of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

The College of Humanities and Fine Arts at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks a senior scholar to serve as chair of the Department of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies. The successful candidate will possess the credentials appropriate for tenure at the full professor level; scholarly expertise in women, gender, and sexuality studies; and administrative experience, preferably in women and gender studies. The required Ph.D. may be in Women and/or Gender Studies or any related field, but candidates’ research must be informed by an intersectional perspective. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, names of three references, and a writing sample to: Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies Chair Search, 214 South College, 150 Hicks Way, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003.

Priority deadline is January 14, 2011; consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled.

The Department and College are committed to developing a more diverse faculty, student body, and curriculum. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is a member of the Five College Consortium, along with Amherst, Smith, Hampshire, and Mount Holyoke Colleges and is also a member the Academic Career Network, a resource for dual career couples.

The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.