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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Emory Post-Doc in WGSS and African Studies

EMORY UNIVERISTY IS ACCEPTING applications for a post-doctoral teaching fellowship, renewable up to three years, in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and African Studies beginning in the fall of 2014. They are looking for an innovative, interdisciplinary scholar and dynamic teacher who has expertise in Africa, transnational feminism, and gender and/or sexuality (disciplinary field open). Applicants should have received their PhD within the past three years. Review of applications will begin November 1st, 2013.

The fellow will be located in the Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) with a joint affiliation to Emory's Institute of African Studies (IAS), and will be expected to participate in the activities of both WGSS and IAS. The fellow will offer four courses yearly (equally divided between WGSS and IAS); one course may be at the graduate level.
Please submit a CV and a letter detailing research and teaching interests, including proposed courses. Letters of recommendation should not be sent now; they will be requested at a later date. Send all materials (and enquiries) to Professor Elizabeth Wilson, Chair, Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, 550 Asbury Circle, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, or by email to wgss@emory.edu. Review of applications will begin 1 November 2013. Emory is an AA/EOE institution committed to diversity.