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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

University of Missouri-Columbia Assistant/Associate Professor Position

The Women's and Gender Studies Program at the University of Missouri has reopened the search for a Assistant/Associate position in African American and Gender Topics. Application review begins October 1, 2009.

University of Missouri-Columbia Assistant/Associate Professor Position
The Women's and Gender Studies Department at the University of Missouri seeks a scholar whose primary research and teaching interests focus on African American and gender topics. This is a tenure-track position beginning in August, 2010. Requirements include an advanced A.B.D. or Ph.D., evidence of ability to conduct a program of research on African American gender issues, and commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Applicants should have research and teaching interests in one or more of the various intersections of race, ethnicity, region, culture, class, gender, age, sexuality, disabilities. The teaching load in the department is four courses per year. The department provides excellent research support, mentoring and offers an exciting intellectual environment.
The University of Missouri is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and curriculum. In relation to this, candidates who support those goals are encouraged to apply and to identify their relevant strengths and experiences, indicating these in the cover letter. We are interested in candidates who work in the intersections of African American Studies and Women's & Gender Studies.
To apply, submit a cover letter that includes a statement of your research, future research program and teaching interests or experience, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and publication(s) or writing sample(s). Please submit your application to: Search Committee, Women's and Gender Studies Department, 325 Strickland Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri. 65211. This search has been reopened after being suspended last year; previous applicants need only update previously submitted materials.
The review of applicants will begin on October 1, 2009 and continue until the position is filled. Please direct questions to Dr. Tola Pearce
(pearcei@missouri.edu), Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Jacquelyn Litt (Littj@missouri.edu), Chair of the Department, or
Administrative Assistant Shelda Eggers at (573) 882-2703 or EggersS@missouri.edu. Further information about the WGST program can be found on the website: http://wgst.missouri.edu