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Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, Assistant Professor

Albany, NY - Posted on: Tuesday 07/26/16


About University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,300 students in eight schools and colleges across three campuses.

Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

Job Description:

The Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University at Albany, State University of New York, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning in Fall 2017.  The ideal candidate will have a strong research and teaching background in LGBT/Queer Studies, with an emphasis in one or more of the following areas: Intersectionality, including studies of race; transnational feminist studies; other interdisciplinary approaches.  Scholars producing community-engaged scholarship are especially encouraged to apply.  Candidates are expected to teach Introduction to LGBTQ Studies as well as undergraduate and graduate level core courses, with the potential to develop new courses in their area of expertise. 


Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. by September 1, 2017 from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization
  • Applicants must address in their application their ability to work with a culturally diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Women's Studies or other relevant fields and concentrations from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization

Additional Information:

Professional Rank and Salary Range: Assistant Professor

Start date:  August 15, 2017

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts: disclosure of the University's crime statistics for the past three years; and disclosures regarding the University's current campus security policies. The University at Albany's Annual Security Report is available in portable document format [PDF] by clicking this link http://police.albany.edu/ASR.shtml


To Apply:

Please apply online via http://albany.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=74303

Application Instructions:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • CV
  • Cover letter stating all the required minimum qualifications and any of the applicable preferred qualifications.
  • One writing sample
  • Three reference letters

Note: After submitting your CV, the subsequent pages give you instructions for uploading additional documents (i.e. cover letter etc.).

*Special Note:  The 3 letters of reference can be sent via email to: vng@albany.edu

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The closing date for receipt of applications is September 16, 2016.