Visiting Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies

Los Angeles, California
Mar 22, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a one-year, visiting assistant professor position to begin August 15, 2018. This is a full-time, nine-month, non tenure-track position. The Department seeks a candidate holding the Ph.D. in Women’s Studies, Gender Studies, Ethnic Studies, or related fields who has demonstrated the ability to teach women’s and gender studies courses at both the introductory and advanced levels. Research and teaching interests might include but are not limited to: critical race feminisms and/or transnational or postcolonial feminisms. The one-year teaching load for visiting assistant professors is six courses (three courses/semester), with an expectation to advise students of diverse populations on their academic and professional aspirations, and other department service as needed (e.g., department-level committee work). Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to quality, innovative undergraduate liberal arts teaching.

The application deadline is April 20, 2018 at 5:00 pm. Candidates may apply through the LMU Human Resources online application portal: Application requirements: 1) a cover letter (outlining area of expertise, teaching and research interests, and resonance with LMU’s mission); 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy and, if applicable, teaching evaluations and/or sample syllabus; 4) three letters of recommendation. Materials 1 through 3 must be uploaded at time of application. Only online applications will be accepted.

Three letters of recommendation also have a deadline of April 20, 2018. Each letter (in pdf format) should be emailed to the following email address: [email protected].

Questions may be directed to: Traci Voyles, Chair, Women’s and Gender Search Committee: [email protected].

Loyola Marymount, a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. (Visit for more information.)

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