Wiki page for Academic Jobs in Queer/Women's/Gender Studies advertised during the 2020-2021 hiring season.

Last year's page: Queer/Women's/Gender Studies 2019-2020

See also Critical TheoryEthnic Studies, and Philosophy.


Please add jobs in the following format and order them alphabetically by institution.

  1. Example University (State/Province, Country). Position Title. Specializations. Deadline. TT/NT. FT/PT. Link to Job ad(s). Updates: 

TT/NT: Tenure-track or Non-tenure track.

FT/PT: Full-Time or Part-Time

For the sake of user-friendliness, please do not add more detailed content of the job ad on this page. (This is a departure from previous years, when these pages tended to become difficult to navigate. The new guidelines are modeled on more user-friendly Academic Wiki pages serving other disciplines.)

Add updates to the end of each entry as they come in: Additional materials requested, video interview scheduled, campus visit scheduled, offer extended, offer accepted, rejection received.

Please post "Have you heard?" questions above, under Word on the Street.

Please contribute to transparency in the academy by adding yourself and your advisors to the Academic Tree project.

See also Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2020-2021 .

Jobs with 2020 Application Deadlines

Santa Clara U (Santa Clara, CA). Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies (TT/FF)

Applied 2X

Deadline extended to Oct 30

UC Berkeley (Berkeley, CA). Assistant Professor of Women and Gender Studies (Gender and Sexual Violence) (TT/FF)

Applied  3X

Wake Forest University (North Carolina, USA) Associate or Full Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (TT/FT)

Specializations: WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY's Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies invites applications for a tenured position in Black Feminist Studies at the associate or full professor level beginning July 1, 2021. We welcome all areas of specialization. The department seeks candidates with a demonstrated teaching and scholarly record in Black Feminist Studies and a record of academic leadership in enhancing the interdisciplinary study of women’s, gender and sexuality studies in the United States and the African diaspora. The successful candidate will also serve as chair of the department and work collaboratively with other academic programs including the University’s newly established African American Studies program.

Deadline: November 1, 2020 (Review begins)

Applications accepted through: December 1, 2020.

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Jobs with 2021 Application Deadlines

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