09 October 2010

Vacancy: Associate Professor and Editorial Director - Feminist Studies, University of Maryland

Post date: 09 October 2010
Deadline: 22 November 2010

The Department of Women’s Studies at the University of Maryland announces a position for an associate professor whose scholarship and teaching meet all the requirements for tenure at a major research university. Applicants must have significant editorial experience and be ready to take on the responsibilities of Editorial Director of the pioneering interdisciplinary journal Feminist Studies. This is a nine-month faculty position with an administrative supplement for the summer months. The specific field is open, and should accord with one of the broad areas of inquiry within the Department: (1) Gender, Race, Racialization, and/or Diaspora Studies; (2) Women’s Movements, Global and Local; (3) Bodies, Genders, Sexualities; (4) Gendered Labor: Households and Communities; (5) Art, Culture, Technologies, and Social Change.

The Women’s Studies Department at the University of Maryland is recognized as one of the leading programs in women’s and gender studies nationally and internationally. With eleven core faculty, and more than eighty affiliate faculty housed in other departments across the campus, Women’s Studies includes many perspectives and methodologies while encouraging new scholarship that is broadly interdisciplinary. The Department offers a Ph.D., a graduate certificate, a B.A., an undergraduate certificate, and a joint minor in Black Women’s Studies.

Founded in 1972, Feminist Studies is a leading journal of interdisciplinary scholarship and theory in women’s and gender studies. In addition to Feminist Studies, the executive offices of the National Women’s Studies Association are located here. Situated in the greater metropolitan area of Washington, D.C., the University of Maryland has access to an exceptional range of rich cultural, political, and social resources.

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and a 4-5 page letter of application emphasizing their contributions to the interdisciplinary field of women’s and gender studies and describing their research, editorial experience, teaching experiences and interests, and academic and/or community service to https://jobs.umd.edu/. For best consideration please submit your materials by November 22.

If you have any questions you may contact the Search Committee Chair, Deborah Rosenfelt, at dsr@umd.edu; or the Search Coordinator, Laura Nichols, at lnichols@umd.edu.

More information here. Apply here.
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