Assistant Professor

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Faculty/Type Rank:

Assistant Professor

Area of Study:

Women's Studies/Women's Health


August 2021

About the College:

Spelman College seeks teacher/scholars dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the academic environment for students and colleagues. Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium and Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education.

Position Summary:

The Women’s Research and Resource Center invites applications for a tenure- track position with a focus on women’s health at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 2021. Candidates should have teaching experience and a commitment to research in global women’s health and Women’s and Gender studies. Candidates should be prepared to teach introductory women’s studies and upper division courses in women’s health, as well as assist in strengthening the women’s health concentration as a component of the Comparative Women’s Studies major. Specialized fields may include health status of women of African descent; political economy of health; and comparative feminist health studies. Grant writing experience as well as evidence of successful research and the potential for publication are desirable.


Ph.D. in Women’s Studies or related area; Candidate with specialization in medical anthropology; history of science/medicine; or related interdisciplinary programs such as African American Studies, African Diaspora Studies, American Studies are highly desirable.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Any correspondence regarding the position or your application will be relayed to you by our Faculty Support Team. Please do not reach out to any department faculty regarding the position or status of your application. We appreciate your interest and consideration.

EEO Statement:

Spelman College is an EEO/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Title IX Employer and we participate in E-Verify. We are a smoke-free campus

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Posted: 12/19/2020
Application Due: 2/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time