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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

SDSU Women's Studies Position

SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY is pleased to announce a job opening in their Department of Women's Studies. The position is tenure track and centered around Global Cultural Studies: Gender and Representation. See below for further details.

Global Cultural Studies: Gender and Representation
The Department of Women's Studies seeks a tenure-track candidate at the Assistant or Associate Professor level whose research and teaching are based in transnational feminist theory and activism. The candidate should approach their work from an interdisciplinary, intersectional, and social justice perspective. We seek to hire in the area of cultural studies and/or media studies with a preference for a specialty in feminist queer studies. The candidate should be prepared to teach courses in Feminist Theory as well as courses within their area of specialty. A candidate with a Ph.D. in Women's Studies is strongly preferred, with a minimum of a graduate minor or concentration in Women's Studies required. The candidate should meet the following requirements:
• A demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching of a diverse student population in an Hispanic-serving institution, including theoretical and applied perspectives
• A commitment to strengthen an already successful M.A. program in Women's Studies
• A willingness to collaborate in College and University programs related to international, transnational, postcolonial, decolonial, sexuality, critical race and class, disability, and/or LGBTQ studies
• Ability to enhance curriculum in areas of transnational, postcolonial and/or decolonial feminist theory, methods, pedagogy, and activism and an interest in building connections theoretically and in practice (e.g. study abroad, transnational research, international internships)
• A strong record and promise of scholarly accomplishments appropriate to level of appointment
• Experience in working collaboratively with colleagues and communities in and out of the university to develop productive networks for feminist, social justice scholarship, creativity and/or pedagogical practices
To ensure full consideration, apply by Interfolio (link to be added soon) by October 23; the position will remain open until filled. For information about the Department, please visit womensstudies.sdsu.edu.
SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.
The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirement set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.