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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Postdoctoral Position in WGS at University of Oregon


The Department of Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Oregon is seeking applications for a Postdoctoral Position in Race and Gender. The appointment is for the academic year 2010-2011, and provides a salary of $30k plus benefits. Ph.D. required. Teaching experience preferred. Application deadline: June 14, 2010.

Postdoctoral Position in WGS at University of Oregon
Posting: 10142
Location: Eugene
Closes: Open Until Filled
To be assured of full consideration, applications should be received by June 14, 2010; open until filled.
Terms of Appointment
Position title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Appointment percent: 100%
Type of appointment: Fixed‚Äêterm
Annual base rate/range: $30,000
Annual Basis: 9
Appointment Period: September 16, 2010 - June 15, 2011
Essential Functions
The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research linking race and gender as primary intersecting fields. This position will also require the candidate to teach three courses in area of specialization as it relates to the interconnection between race and gender give a colloquium related to research, hold office hours and advise students, and participate in department meetings and events.
Minimum and Preferred Qualifications
A PhD within the last five years in a social science or humanities discipline or an interdisciplinary department and evidence of ongoing research on the interconnections between race and gender are required. Teaching experienced is preferred.
Description of the University and the Community
Located 110 miles south of Portland, the University of Oregon has an enrollment of 22,000. The Eugene metro area is in a region noted for its dynamic quality of life and progressive cultural environment. The University has an institutional commitment to diversity and multiculturalism, and actively supports this goal. It is known for its spirit of cooperation and collaboration, and for its ability to provide a variety of personal and professional opportunities that make a difference.
Commitment to Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity
The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds. Applicants who promote and enhance diversity are strongly desired. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
Application Procedure and Closing Date
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample of written work, evidence if teaching ability (e.g., sample syllabi, course evaluations, etc.), and three letters of recommendation.
Send Materials to:
Lynn Fujiwara, Chair
WGS Postdoctoral Fellowship
1298 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403‚Äê1298
Electronically submitted application materials are appreciated and may be sent to wgs@uoregon.edu (include position title in subject line) by June 14, 2010.
For the full position ad. please go to http://hr.uoregon.edu/jobs/unclassified.php?id=3005
For immediate questions please contact Lynn Fujiwara, Committee Chair at fujiwara@uoregon.edu
The University of Oregon is an equal‚Äêopportunity, affirmative‚Äêaction institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.