Embrey Family Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Job description

Center for Women's & Gender Studies - College of Liberal Arts - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, Texas
Open: Oct 2, 2018 • Close: Nov 9, 2018

The Center for Women's & Gender Studies at The University of Texas at Austin seeks to fill a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies for academic years 2019-2021. We are particularly interested in scholars doing intersectional work on race, gender and/or sexuality. Additionally, those whose work engages one or more of the following fields are encouraged to apply:

  • African Diaspora feminisms
  • Asian Diaspora feminisms (with research interests in the Pacific Rim)
  • Chicanx/Latinx feminisms
  • Indigenous Feminisms and Postcolonial Feminisms (with research interests in religious studies and gender located, East Asia, Latin America, Islam, or the borderlands)
  • Queer of Color Critique.

The recipient will teach one undergraduate WGS core course, one graduate WGS core course, and one upper-division topics course related to the candidate's research, per two-semester academic year (2:1 or 1:2). Fellows are expected to pursue an active program of research and participate in a scholarly community including faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates.

The Center for Women's and Gender Studies is strongly committed to diversity and especially welcomes applications from people of African, Asian, Indigenous, and Latinx descent, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who will contribute to our program's intersectional commitment.

Applicants must have received a PhD within the last three years, including those who will graduate by August 2019. The successful candidate will demonstrate ability and interest in teaching core courses in our undergraduate major and M.A. programs and in contributing to program development and the intellectual community in the Center for Women's & Gender Studies.

Application Instructions
Applications should be submitted to Interfolio by November 9, 2018. Review of applications will begin immediately. To apply, please send 1) a letter of application describing scholarly qualifications and current research agenda; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) dissertation abstract; and 4) writing sample. Three letters of recommendation must be sent separately through Interfolio.

Deadline: November 9, 2018

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.





Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 10/9/2018
Application Due: 11/10/2018
Work Type: