Assistant Professor, General Faculty

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Working Title: Assistant Professor, General Faculty

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 08-29-2018

Posting Summary:
The Women Gender & Sexuality Department at the University of Virginia seeks applications to fill a full-time Assistant Professor position on the Academic General Faculty. This is a teaching-oriented position that involves teaching 3 courses in the Fall semester and 3 courses in the Spring semester each year. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and advise students, and to perform service to the Department, the College & Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, the University, and the profession. Teaching areas of particular need include Introduction to Gender and Sexuality Studies, Feminist Theory, and/or Queer Theory; the successful candidate will also offer courses and seminars in his or her fields of specialization.

Applicants must hold a PhD at the time of appointment, and must demonstrate strong commitment to high quality teaching and advising at the college level. Previous teaching experience in a Women Gender & Sexuality (or similar) department or program is required.

Review of applications will begin on September 18, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. The appointment is expected to start in July, 2019 with classroom teaching to begin in Fall semester, 2019.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0623943. Complete an a Candidate Profile online and attach the following: a cover letter of interest describing teaching experience and listing proposed courses, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. In addition, please have reference letter writers email letters directly to [email protected]

For questions about the application process, please contact Savanna Galambos, Faculty Search Advisor, [email protected]

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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: 10/29/2018
Application Due: 12/28/2018
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