Lawrence University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Gender Studies for the academic year 2021-22.
The Gender Studies program at Lawrence is comprised of affiliated faculty from throughout the university. The candidate will be committed to interdisciplinarity and be able to effectively work with colleagues across various disciplines. A successful candidate will demonstrate engagement in an active research program and excellence in teaching. Teaching duties entail five courses over three terms, including Introduction to Gender Studies, Intersectional Feminist Theories, a Research Methodologies course, and a seminar on a topic of the candidate’s choosing.
Lawrence University, located in Appleton, Wisconsin, is an undergraduate liberal arts college and conservatory of music. Founded in 1847, Lawrence is a community of 1,500 intellectually curious students that bring a diversity of experience and thought from nearly every state and 50 countries outside the U.S. We encourage applications from individuals who will help us create a more inclusive Lawrence by: (1) further diversifying the faculty and/or; (2) demonstrating experience with successful diversity-related initiatives, creative activity or research; and (3) showing interest in developing inclusive pedagogy to address the needs of a diverse student body.
Ph.D. in Gender Studies or a graduate certificate/minor in Gender Studies, though ABD candidates in Gender Studies will be considered. Teaching experience in Gender Studies required. Applicants should submit a cover letter, C.V., a sample syllabus, and separate statements on research, teaching, and diversity; a writing sample and three letters of recommendation may be requested at a later time. Review of applications will begin May 15 and continue until the position is filled. For more information, contact Elizabeth Carlson ([]).