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Jobs with 2021 Application Deadlines[]

Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA) Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies (TT)[]


The Women’s and Gender Studies Department in the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts at Loyola Marymount University seeks candidates for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall semester 2022. We seek a scholar with expertise in critical race feminisms with an emphasis in one or more of the following fields: abolitionism, international political economy, and/or feminist legal theory. The applicant would be expected to teach introduction level courses in Women’s and Gender Studies as well as upper division courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. We welcome teacher-scholars with doctoral degrees in Women’s and Gender Studies, Ethnic Studies, or other cognate interdisciplinary fields; candidates with PhDs in other social science and humanities disciplines with designated emphases in the areas outlined above will also be considered. The PhD is required; however, ABD applicants who anticipate completion of the doctorate by Fall 2022 will also be considered.

The Department places a high priority on diversity, social justice, and inclusive pedagogy in fostering academic excellence. Candidates must show promise in both research and teaching. Interested applicants are invited to submit application materials to Tenure Line Women and Gender Studies ( Applicants must include: a cover letter addressing research and teaching experience, curriculum vitae, a writing sample. Three letters of recommendation must be submitted separately to [[1]]. Only online applications will be accepted. Please direct questions to [[2]]. We will begin our review of applications on October 15, 2021.

Loyola Marymount University, a Carnegie classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment as defined by federal, state and local law. We invite all persons in the full diversity of their being, life experiences, and beliefs to apply. Please read more about our commitments and our efforts at (

Tulane University (New Orleans, LA, USA) Assistant Professor of Activist Media (TT)[]



The Department of Communication at Tulane University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank for a scholar of activist media. We are especially interested in applicants whose research-based creative practice and/or practice-based scholarship engages the lives, experiences, and cultural traditions of Black, Indigenous, or marginalized communities and explores the relationships between media and social justice. Regional specialization is open, and work may draw on a variety of disciplines and methodologies related to media and communication studies, including gender studies and queer theory, critical race studies, postcolonial/decolonial studies, cultural studies, critical ethnography, and/or their intersections. Tulane’s Communication faculty have strengths in the study of the representations that occur on the Internet, shifts in epistemologies related to digitalization, and social uses of technologies and their political implications. We are engaged in collaborative and participatory initiatives and social innovations that exemplify communicative practices between critical theories, everyday life, and social movements. We seek a faculty colleague to expand our understanding of and teaching about digital activism, resistance and struggles for social justice, as well as the intersections of media, cultural identities, and socio/political formations, an area of the undergraduate curriculum we seek to bolster. See description of our curriculum here:  Candidates should be prepared to teach our core course 'Cross Cultural Analysis'.


Qualified candidates for this position will hold a PhD degree in Communication or a related field by June 30, 2022.

Application Instructions[]

Candidates should submit via Interfolio a letter or application, a curriculum vitae, a list of three professional references with contact information, and one or two samples of your critical work (written and/or media). Other materials may be requested later. Questions can be directed to Dr. Mohan Ambikaipaker (, Chair of the Search Committee. We are committed to creating an intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution, and we especially encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Review of applications will begin October 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

University of New Brunswick (Frederickton, NB, Canada) - Assistant Professor of English (TT)[]

The Department of English at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton invites applications for a Tenure-Track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence on July 1, 2022, subject to final budgetary approval.

Candidates should have a completed PhD, or be close to completion, with research and teaching interests in Gender and Sexuality Studies and any period(s) of British literature since 1850; they should have an interest in the intersections of race, class, age, and/or disability with gender and sexuality studies, queer theory, trans studies, and/or feminist theory. Candidates with a record of achievement in colonial/postcolonial literatures, drama production, or creative writing may be given special consideration.

Demonstrated excellence in scholarship and teaching is required. Interested individuals should ask three referees to send letters of reference and should themselves send a letter of application, a detailed curriculum vitae, and a sample of their scholarly work of no more than 30 pages (preferably in electronic format)

Applications due October 1, 2021.

University of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT) Assistant/Associate Professor of Black Feminist Studies (TT)

The Divisions of Ethnic Studies and Gender Studies in the School for Cultural and Social Transformation at the University of Utah are excited to announce a joint appointment at the rank of tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Black Feminist Studies. Applicants should have an active research agenda that expands the boundaries of Black Feminist Theory and should demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching in a diverse scholarly environment and engaging in service that fosters equity. The successful candidate will be expected to teach two courses per semester, including foundational courses in both Gender Studies and Ethnic Studies, and more advanced courses that align with their research and teaching interests. The candidate will also be expected to contribute to and actively participate in division, school, and university-wide initiatives.

The School for Cultural and Social Transformation (Transform) is a recently-formed interdisciplinary college committed to cutting-edge thinking about shifting sexualities, changing genders, dynamic immigrations, and emergent struggles against racist thought and action: In addition to the Divisions of Ethnic and Gender Studies, the school houses programs in Disability Studies and the Mellon Foundation grant-funded Pacific Islands Studies Initiative. Currently, Transform is home to Frontiers, A Journal of Women Studies, one of the oldest feminist journals in the country. It also administers the Diversity Scholars Program, a cohort program that supports underrepresented and first-generation college students, providing faculty mentorship and off-campus community engagement opportunities. Transform seeks a dynamic scholar whose research, teaching, and service will contribute to its core goals of innovating scholarship and putting theory into practice.

The University of Utah is the flagship institution of the Utah System of Higher Education and has been classified by the Carnegie Foundation as among those research universities with the “highest research activity.” The University provides numerous opportunities for internal research funding and offers a generous benefits and retirement package: The University also recently launched a new program to help benefits-eligible staff purchase a home. The University’s Black Cultural Center supports and advocates for black faculty, staff, and students through research, culturally-affirming education initiatives, and service.

The University is located in Salt Lake City, the center of a metropolitan area with a population of approximately 1.25 million residents. Salt Lake City is home to sizable Latinx and immigrant populations (21.5% and 11.5% of residents, respectively). Per capita, Salt Lake City has the 11th largest LGBTQ population in the U.S. The city’s proximity to the Wasatch Mountains, world-class ski resorts, and national parks makes it an ideal location for outdoor recreation. The Salt Lake City International Airport is a major hub with direct flights to most U.S. cities and direct international flights to a number of major cities. SLC has extensive arts and cultural activities. The area has received international recognition for its new light rail system, foodie culture, Sundance Film Festival, downtown renewal, and increasing diversity. In 2017, U.S News and World report ranked Salt Lake City as the 10th best place to live in the nation.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references. The cover letter should detail research and teaching interests and also describe how one’s work and experience contribute to the success of underrepresented students. Candidates who advance to the next round will be asked to submit additional materials. Applications should be submitted by October 5th, although those received after this date will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. For further questions about the position, please contact Darius Bost at [[3]].