01 January 2011

Job Opening: Assistant Professor - Gender & Women's Studies for Minnesota State University

Post date: 01 January 2011

* Teach general education, undergraduate and graduate courses in gender & women's studies.
* Incorporate interdisciplinary, multicultural, and international perspectives in teaching.
* All faculty members are expected to maintain continuing study, engage in research and publication, contribute to student growth and development, and be involved in university and community service.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Ph.D. in women's or gender studies or a closely related field with graduate preparation in women's or gender studies in hand by January 5, 2011.
* Demonstrated teaching success in gender & women's studies courses, including examples of incorporating topics on race, ethnicity, and sexuality.
* Relevant scholarly activity in gender & women's studies scholarship.

Other Considerations:

* Area of specialization is open, however, a strong preference will be given to applicants with research and teaching interests in one or more of the following: feminist media studies and U.S. women of color.
* Evidence of activist experience.
* Research and teaching interests that complement existing department faculty strengths.
* Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.

Additional Information:
Initial interviews will be held at the November National Women's Studies Association conference or via phone.

The Gender & Women's Studies Department is located in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. The Department offers undergraduate and Master's degree programs, and the curriculum integrates feminist theory and practice. The Department affirms and promotes the University's commitment to expanding our diversity. Our outstanding LGBT Center helped earn Minnesota State Mankato's status as one of the 100 Best Campuses for LGBT students by The Advocate College Guide for LGBT Students. Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato and the department can be found at: http://sbs.mnsu.edu/women/.

Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at: http://www.mnsu.edu/.

*Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at: http://www.ifo.org/contract09-11/2009-2011.pdf.

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Application Procedures: To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website or directly at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mankato/default.cfm.

A complete application will include the following:

* Cover Letter
* Resume/Curriculum Vitae
* Contact information for three (3) references
* Unofficial Transcript(s) of highest completed degree

In addition to the items listed above, please submit electronically a writing sample (maximum 25 pages), sample syllabus, and Representative Teaching Evaluations.

Contact Information:
Jocelyn Stitt, Search Chair
Department of Gender & Women's Studies
Minnesota State University, Mankato
109 Morris Hall
Mankato, MN 56001

Phone: 507-389-2077
TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711
Fax: 507-389-6377
E-mail: veldhc@mnsu.edu

Agency: Minnesota State University, Mankato
Address: 336 Wigley Administration Center Mankato, Minnesota 56001 Map/Directions
Phone: 507-389-1223
Web Site: http://www.mnsu.edu/

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