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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Two-year Post-doctoral Appointment at Washington University

The Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Washington University in St. Louis seeks to fill a two-year post-doctoral appointment in masculinities and queer theory to begin in the 2012-13 academic year. Applications are invited from disciplines or interdisciplinary programs in the social sciences and humanities. Application deadline: January 17, 2012.

We are particularly interested in candidates from disciplines or interdisciplinary programs in the social sciences and humanities. Special consideration will be given to those whose research explores transnational and/or intersectional issues and masculinities, as well as queer theory. The responsibilities of this appointment include course teaching and research.
Applicants should send a letter of interest explaining research and scholarly interests; current curriculum vitae; a five-page description of current research project(s); a published article or dissertation chapter; and three (3) letters of recommendation, including one from the dissertation advisor.
The committee will review applications until the position is filled, but priority will be given to those received by January 17th, 2012.
Further inquiries can be made to 314-935-5102 or women@artsci.wustl.edu
Application Address:
Applications should be sent to Linda Nicholson, Interim Director, WGSS Search Committee, Campus Box 1078, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130.
Application E-Mail: women@artsci.wustl.edu
Institution/Department URL: http://wgss.artsci.wustl.edu/
Contact E-Mail: women@artsci.wustl.edu
Contact Telephone: 314-935-5102
Additional Information:
Washington University especially encourages applications from women, members of ethnic minority groups, and disabled individuals. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States and have received the doctorate after July 1, 2009 and before July 1, 2012.