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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Washington State University Invites Applications for a Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position

The Department of Critical Culture, Gender, and Race Studies at Washington State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position specializing in race, gender, and global health. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies, Women's Studies, American Studies or related field. Application deadline is November 18.

Demonstrated research agenda and university-level teaching record reflective of an intersectional (gender, race, class, nation, and sexuality) framework; research and teaching interests in both national and global inequalities; ability to teach core courses within the ethnic and women's studies curricula and the American Studies graduate curriculum; ability to supervise undergraduate and graduate students; evidence of scholarly productivity; established record of campus and community outreach and professional and community service; and a record mentoring students of color and other underrepresented groups.


Research in the following areas as it relates to the intersections of race, gender and global health: global poverty, reproductive justice, colonialism, globalization, neoliberalism, and/or disability studies. Also desirable are a proven capacity to secure internal and external funding and a willingness to collaborate within and across paradigms, traditions, and fields.
Duties include maintaining an active research program, participating in service, and teaching core courses and courses in area of specialization at both the undergraduate and graduate levels (the normal teaching load is currently two courses per semester).
Washington State University is a land grant, comprehensive research institution with an enrollment of over 17,000 undergraduate students on the Pullman campus and more than 4,000 at its branch campuses. Branch campuses are located in Spokane, Tri-Cities and Vancouver. Bachelor's degrees are available in all fields of study, with master's and doctoral degrees available in most.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application deadline is November 18, 2013, with the review process starting November 19, 2013. Interested candidates should send cover letter, curriculum vita, writing sample(s) of no more than 40 pages, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation (at least one of which comments on the applicant's teaching). Applicants should be prepared to submit material online at www.wsujobs.com. Please direct questions to ccgrs.dept@wsu.edu. This position will be filled pending budgetary approval.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT: Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educator and employer. WSU is committed to excellence through diversity, has faculty friendly policies including a partner accommodation program, and a NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant (see http://www.excelinse.wsu.edu/.) Members of ethnic minorities, women, Vietnam-era or disabled veterans, persons of disability, and/or persons age 40 or over are encouraged to apply.