Gender and Sexuality Studies - Visiting Position

Canton, Saint Lawrence County
Feb 06, 2014
The Gender and Sexuality Studies Program at St. Lawrence University is seeking applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor for the 2014-2015 academic year. St. Lawrence University is a small, liberal arts college in upstate New York committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and diversity. Gender and Sexuality Studies is a vibrant interdisciplinary program that is committed to cultivating critical inquiry through excellence in teaching and through collegial exchange and collaboration. We are seeking candidates working in the areas of gender, sexuality, race and the media. Areas of teaching will include: Gender and Society; Gender, Sexuality and the Media; and either Masculinities or Gender in a Global Perspective. Applicants from interdisciplinary programs with teaching experience in gender and sexuality studies are preferred, but we will consider applicants from Sociology, English, Anthropology and Philosophy. Doctoral degrees are preferred, but not required. St. Lawrence University is committed to enhancing excellence through a diverse faculty, staff and student body. U.S. students of color and international students represent approximately 22% of the student-body while 18.5% of the student body receives a Pell grant. To foster this commitment, we encourage applications from historically under-represented groups and/or applicants with experience working with students from diverse backgrounds. St. Lawrence is member of the Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley, which includes SUNY Canton, SUNY Potsdam and Clarkson University. For more information on the Gender and Sexuality Studies program please see: Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, relevant syllabi, summary course evaluations and three letters of reference to: R. Danielle Egan, Search Chair, Gender and Sexuality Studies, St. Lawrence University, 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY 13617, or via email to our administrative assistant, Joyce Sheridan at Review of completed applications will begin February 28, 2014 and continue until the position is successfully filled. For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit SLU’s homepage at St. Lawrence University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. All offers of employment are subject to the applicant successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.