Job description

JOB NO.: 95361-FA

Work Type: Faculty-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Instructional, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Faculty

Position Vacancy ID: 95361-FA

Working Title: Professor in Gender and Women's Studies - Cohort Hire


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 19, 2019

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

ACADEMIC (9 months)

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Ph.D. in a social science or humanities discipline or an interdisciplinary degree with a specialization in Asian American Studies and Gender and Women's Studies.
Ph.D. in Gender and Women's Studies with a specialization in Asian American Studies.
Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies or American Studies with a specialization in Asian American Studies and Gender and Women's Studies.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

The applicant should have deep knowledge of Asian American Studies and Gender/Women's Studies and a strong publication record or a productive research program with strong publishing potential.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin - Madison is seeking to hire a faculty member to conduct research and teach courses in Asian American Studies and Gender and Women's Studies. We welcome candidates in any discipline and time period within Asian American Studies whose work emphasizes gender and/or sexuality, broadly defined. Candidates with a particular interest in the intersection between Critical Race Studies and LGBTQ Studies, queer theory or Trans Studies are encouraged to apply. The tenure home will be in the Department of Gender and Women's Studies with a joint appointment in the Asian American Studies Program. Candidates must have a Ph.D. by the start of the appointment. The appointment is expected to begin in August 2019.

This position is part of the Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Studies Cohort, which was developed in order to advance innovative approaches to the study of racialization and the practice of social justice in the U.S. We seek scholars whose transformative research honors both the desire to understand oppression and to enact social justice in the form of pedagogic practices, inclusive campus climate initiatives, and community involvement. Candidates should have an interest in collaborating with the Cohort and with colleagues in schools, centers, and training programs across campus.

Overall, four candidates will be recruited in this Cohort: 1) American Indian Studies (History as tenure home) [PVL 95181], 2) [email protected]/[email protected] Studies [PVL # 94895], 3) Asian American Studies (Gender & Women?s Studies as tenure home) [PVL # 95361], and 4) Afro-American Studies [PVL # TBA].

Additional Information:

UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus' interdisciplinary research strength in key areas of current and future research promise, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence.

We are open to a variety of disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and methodological approaches, but engagement with Critical Race Studies and feminist scholarship is required for this position. Formal training in Asian American Studies, Ethnic Studies, and Women's Studies is a plus.

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.
While 3 of the positions in the Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Cohort have been released ([email protected]/[email protected] Studies; American Indian Studies; Asian American Studies), the 4th position in Afro-American Studies will be released by mid-Fall. Once the position number is posted for this 4th position, it will be added in this announcement.


Aili Tripp
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button.

You will be asked to create a profile and upload a resume and letter of interest. You will also be asked to provide a writing sample and a summary of teaching evaluations You will be asked to provide contact information for three references: they will each receive an electronic link through which they can upload a signed letter of reference.

Questions about the position should be directed to Cindy I-Fen Cheng ([email protected]), Director of Asian American Studies Program and/or Aili Tripp ([email protected]), Chair of the Department in Gender and Women's Studies.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is November 1, 2018, however positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Jul 30 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Nov 15 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time





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