Assistant Professor of Sociology and Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

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Position Information

Present Position NumberF0456WRole TitleAssociate Professor/9-MthPosition TitleAssistant Professor of Sociology and Gender, Sexuality, and Women's StudiesPosition Summary

The Department of Sociology and the Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSWS) program at William & Mary seeks applications for a jointly appointed tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in global labor and gender. Appointment will begin August 10, 2020. We are particularly interested in candidates with specialization in law and justice as well as research and teaching in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies. Possible areas of expertise could include: transnational flows of labor and gender, gender and work, sex work, intersectional approaches to labor, transnational feminist organizing, informal or criminalized labor, and the politics of domestic work. The candidate is expected to establish and maintain an active research program that inspires a highly motivated undergraduate student body and to teach two courses per semester, split between the Sociology Department and the GSWS Program. The successful candidate will be expected to teach “Introduction to GSWS” courses on a regular rotation.

Required Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Sociology or related field is required at the time of appointment (August 10, 2020).

Preferred Qualifications


Department3KH800 SociologyLocationWilliam & MaryJob Open Date10/02/2019Review Begin Date11/01/2019Job Close DateOpen Until FilledNoJob CategoryInstructional FacultySpecial Application Instructions

Applicants must apply online at Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter that includes a description of research and teaching interests, and a statement outlining your potential contributions to diversity on campus. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference. For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, November 1, 2019. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed.

Background Check Statement

William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement

William & Mary is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access employer and actively encourages applications from minorities, women, disabled persons and veterans.

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      Posted: 10/3/2019
      Application Due: 11/2/2019
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