Assistant Professor of Practice in Women's and Gender Studies and Experiential Learning
- The University of Nebraska–Lincoln
- Lincoln, NE
- Faculty Jobs
- Arts & Humanities, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies
- Position Type
- Assistant Professor
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Four-Year Institution
Assistant Professor of Practice in Women's and Gender Studies and Experiential LearningDepartment:
Women's & Gender Studies-1107Requisition Number:
F_220163Posting Open Date:
09/06/2022Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date):
10/10/2022Open Until Filled:
YesDescription of Work:
The Women’s and Gender Studies Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks an Assistant Professor of Practice to provide quality instruction in our core curriculum and major, with a focus on outreach and experiential learning. Professors of Practice (PoPs) are non-tenure track, multiyear renewable lines with 80% of apportionment dedicated to instructional duties and 20% to service and/or research. PoPs are eligible for promotion to Associate and then Full Professor of Practice and for full benefits. The person in this position will be expected to teach five classes per academic year and to provide instructional leadership in experiential learning and community engagement. The successful candidate will serve as lead instructor of the course Activism and Feminist Communities; teach widely in our program; build community connections for and oversee student internships; and sponsor experiential learning opportunities across the WGS curriculum.
As an EO/AA employer, the University of Nebraska considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See https://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
- Ph.D. by August 2023 (area open) with an emphasis in women’s and gender studies.
- Record of demonstrated excellence in teaching intersectional, gender-related courses.
- Demonstrated interest in experiential learning.
- A successful record of facilitating experiential learning and fostering university and community connections.
NoHow to Apply:
Click “Apply to this Job” and complete the information form. Attach the following documents.
1. Letter of interest
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. List of references
Please contact Shari Stenberg ([email protected]) with any questions.
Faculty Non-Tenure LeadingJob Type:
Full-TimePosition funded by grant or other form of temporary funding?:
NoPlanned Hire Date:
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