The Department of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Wisconsin—Madison is accepting applications for an assistant professor position. We are searching in the two following fields (we welcome applicants with expertise in either field): (1) RACE: Seeking scholars working at the intersection of gender and race/ethnicity/indigeneity. Applicants whose work intersects with health, human rights, disability, and queer/LGBT studies are especially encouraged to apply. (2) HEALTH: Seeking scholars working at the intersection of gender and health. Evidence of a research agenda that focuses on health issues outside the United States is preferred but not required. Successful candidate in this field must demonstrate an ability to teach the undergraduate survey course: Women and Their Bodies in Health and Disease.
We are open to a variety of disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and methodological approaches, but engagement with feminist scholarship is required. Formal training in Gender and Women's Studies is a plus.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the research, teaching and service missions of the department. Principle duties of the position will include teaching two courses per semester at the undergraduate and graduate level. Advising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate degree students required. Successful candidate will be expected to conduct scholarly research in area of specialization leading to publication at the national and/or the international level.
PhD (or other doctoral degree, e.g., DrPH, DNP) or MD prior to start of appointment required. Teaching experience preferred and demonstrated potential for research excellence is required.
Please submit one PDF file that contains the following materials in this order: letter of interest; curriculum vitae; writing sample; summary of teaching evaluations; a list of three or more professional references.
Applications must be received by November 24, 2016.
Applications should be sent to Su Ann Rose at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions about the position should be directed to the department chair, Judith Houck (email@example.com).
Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
UW-Madison provides equal employment opportunity for all persons and is in compliance with State and Federal regulations.