The Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Washington University in St. Louis seeks an assistant, associate, or full professor in the area of Sexuality Studies. We are especially interested in innovative scholars who concentrate in one or more of the following areas: racialized sexualities; sexual labor and economies; sexual health and reproductive justice; transgender studies; queer indigeneity and migration studies. Candidates should demonstrate an ability to teach our introduction to women, gender, and sexuality studies course, as well as advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in feminist theory, queer theory, queer of color critique, and/or critical sexual studies. Candidates must have completed the Ph.D. in gender and sexuality studies, or a related field by July 1, 2019. Candidates at the rank of associate or full professor must have a distinguished record of publication in the field.
The duties of this position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses; conducting research and other scholarly activities, including publishing in scholarly journals; and performing departmental and university service and other duties assigned by the University. The normal teaching load is 2/2, or two courses in each of two semesters. Diversity and inclusion are core values of Washington University, and the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students learn and thrive.
The Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Washington University has a vibrant undergraduate major and minor, and an expanding graduate program. We currently have a core faculty of nine, and affiliated faculty across the humanities, and in history, anthropology, sociology, law, and social work. The department’s research strengths include race, gender and cultural studies, sexuality studies, and feminist and queer theory.
Applications should be addressed to Professor Jeffrey Q. McCune and be submitted through Interfolio, https://apply.interfolio.com/52656. Applicants should submit a 1) letter of interest (with clear statements of research, teaching, and contributions to issues of diversity), 2) a current curriculum vita, and 3) three letters of reference. Priority will be given to applications received on or before October 15, 2018, but applications will be reviewed until the search is concluded.
Requests for additional information pertaining to the search, may be directed to Professor Jeffrey Q. McCune, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected].
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those underrepresented in their academic fields. It is the University’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or genetic information.