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

Wooster, Wayne County
Feb 07, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The successful candidate will teach Introductory Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Feminist Methodologies, upper-level WGSS courses in the candidate’s specialty, and First Year Seminar. Area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates who can teach Global/Transnational Feminisms. The teaching load is 3-3, which may include advising senior Independent Study thesis projects. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. or be ABD in Women’s/Gender/Sexuality/ Feminist Studies (WGSFS) at the time of appointment, or hold a degree in another field with a graduate certificate or significant interdisciplinary training in WGSFS. Prior teaching is desirable and applicants should provide evidence of their ability to teach introductory and upper-level courses in WGSS. Applications should include: letter of interest, cv, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and teaching evaluations (if available). Application materials should be submitted electronically to Santha Schuch, Administrative Coordinator, Sociology and Anthropology Department, at Review of applications will begin March 3, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The College of Wooster is a drug-free workplace.