United States Women's History

Washington, D.C.
Jun 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Number: F001010 Academic Title: United States Women's History Rank: Administrative Title: Assistant Professor of U.S. Women's History Discipline Social Sciences Specialty: History and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Contract Type: Tenure Track Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2017 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Position Description Summary:

The George Washington University Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) Program and the History Department invite applications for a full-time tenure-track joint position in United States Women's History at the rank of beginning to advanced Assistant Professor to begin as early as fall 2017. The individual will help shape a strong WGSS program, while contributing to the U.S. history concentration in the History Department. Applicants will work on intersectional projects addressing the histories of racialized women in the 20th century United States and be able to teach feminist and/or critical race theory. The successful candidate will demonstrate an active research agenda, teach undergraduate survey courses in US Women's history, teach graduate courses, and complement existing research and teaching strengths in global feminisms and intersectionality.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities: Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have completed a PhD in history, Women's and Gender Studies, or a closely related field by the date of appointment. Applicants must have a clear research agenda demonstrated by publications, works in progress, as well as promise of excellence in teaching.

Advertised Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience. Other Benefits: Other Information: Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate school transcripts, statement of teaching and research interest, and an example of written work. Three letters of recommendation must be emailed to WGSS_SEARCH_GWU@gwu.edu, or physically mailed to History Search, George Washington University, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, 801 22nd St NW, Phillips Hall 346, Washington, DC 20052. Review of applications will begin on December 3, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent, pending budgetary approval.

Department Link: https://womensstudies.columbian.gwu.edu Posting Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/37683
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Will you have completed a PhD in history, Women's and Gender Studies, or a closely related field by the date of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you able to demonstrate a clear research agenda by way of publications, works in progress and/or presentations?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Can you demonstrate the promise of excellence in teaching?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Have you previously worked on intersectional projects addressing the histories of racialized women in the 20th century United States?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have the ability to teach feminist and/or critical race theory?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript
  4. Sample Publications
  5. Statement of Teaching and Research Interest
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Course Evaluations or Summaries


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