Gender and Women's Studies Visiting Assistant Professor
University of Wisconsin Madison
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Internal Number: 288371-AS
The Department of Gender and Women's Studies at UW-Madison is seeking two visiting assistant professors for the AY 2024-25 to teach a 2:2 teaching load. The position is approved for one year; a one-year renewal might be possible but not guaranteed.
Gender, Sexuality, and History: We are seeking applications from scholars whose research focuses broadly on the past and which employs historical methods. Applicants whose research focuses on reproduction, health, disability, gender identity, or sexuality are especially encouraged to apply. Any geographic location and time period are welcome.
Gender and Sexuality beyond North America: We are seeking applications from scholars whose expertise lies outside North America. All disciplinary approaches are welcome, but we would be especially interested in applicants trained in Gender and Women's Studies, Anthropology, Political Science, and Geography. Successful applicants will likely be required to teach either a humanities-based or a social science-based introductory course and supervise a team of teaching assistants.
These positions do not require that applicants already have tenure-track positions elsewhere. Applicants must have their PhDs or other terminal degrees by August 19, 2024.
In addition to advancing their research, successful applicants will be expected to teach two courses in Fall 2024 and two in Spring 2025 for the Department of Gender and Women's Studies. One of the courses may be a large, introductory survey course that requires the supervision of a teaching team. We will also expect the successful candidate to participate in the intellectual life of the department.
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
Successful candidates will have a record of or demonstrate potential for:
- Excellence in scholarly research. Areas of focus must include an analysis of gender or sexuality. - Excellence in undergraduate teaching and an interest in teaching that examines the construction and/or experience of gender from various perspectives. - Ability to foster an inclusive and equity-centered teaching and learning environment.
Full Time: 100%
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Terminal, 9 month appointment. This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding
Negotiable ACADEMIC (9 months)
How to Apply:
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To apply for this position you will need to upload a letter of interest, CV, writing sample, and the names of three references.
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The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been a catalyst for the extraordinary since its founding in 1848. Our students, staff, and faculty partake in world-class education and conduct prolific research that solves real-world problems. Our guiding principle is the Wisconsin Idea, a commitment to outreach that creates a better future for our state, our nation, and the world. We value the contributions of each person and recognize that diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation.