Assistant Professor of LGBTQ Studies

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Working Title: Assistant Professor of LGBTQ Studies

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 08-23-2016

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia Arts & Sciences Women Gender & Sexuality Program invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We seek candidates dedicated to our mission and passionate about teaching in a world class institution.
Candidates are sought who teach and conduct research in the general area of LGBTQ Studies. Field of specialization within LGBTQ Studies is open, but candidates in any area of LGBTQ health, especially those who work from a global perspective and/or in relation to race and ethnicity are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates from other areas of the humanities and social sciences are also welcome.
In addition to developing external funding to support research endeavors, candidates will be expected to teach and provide service to the University, WGS Program, and professional organizations.
Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2016. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2017, with an anticipated start date of July 25, 2017. Applicants must be on track to receive a Ph.D. in the relevant field by June 2017 and must hold a Ph.D. at the time of appointment.
To apply candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through [email protected] (, search on posting number 0619405 and electronically attach the following: a cover letter of interest describing research agenda and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, a sample article- or chapter-length scholarship (Attach to Writing Sample 1) and contact information for three references. In addition, please have reference letter writers email letters directly to [email protected]
Questions regarding the application process in [email protected] should be directed to: WGS Program, [email protected]
The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment. The University of Virginia assists UVA faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more about these services, please see
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Posted: 8/23/2016
Application Due: 10/22/2016
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