The Sociology and Anthropology Department and the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program invite applications for a joint two-year visiting assistant professor position in Anthropology and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies to begin in August 2019. We are seeking an anthropologist (PhD or ABD) with graduate training in women’s, gender, feminist, and/or queer studies. Geographic area and research specializations are open but must complement existing departmental and program offerings. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a four-field Introduction to Anthropology course, a culture area course, and an Introduction to Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies course, as well as 200-level electives. The teaching load is 3-3, which may include advising senior thesis projects. Prior teaching experience is highly desirable. The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (21% domestic students of color and 15% international students); applicants should have experience with diverse student populations.  Applicants should submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; copies of unofficial graduate transcripts; evidence of strong teaching (including teaching philosophy, syllabi and student evaluations, if applicable) and research (including research statement and writing sample of 25 pages or less); diversity statement; and three reference letters through Interfolio:http://apply.interfolio.com/60189  The diversity statement should detail how the applicant has engaged and/or expects to engage with issues of diversity in the classroom and the curriculum, as well as on campus and in the broader community. If you have questions regarding Interfolio, please contact Santha Schuch, Administrative Coordinator, Sociology and Anthropology Department and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program, at [email protected] . Questions about the position should be directed to David McConnell, Chair of SOAN, at [email protected] , or to Ahmet Atay, Chair of WGSS, at[email protected]du. Review of applications will begin on February 22. The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The College of Wooster is a drug-free workplace.

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