The Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies (GSWS) Program at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a non-tenure-steam lecturer position in the area of gender and science.
Pending budgetary approval, the position will begin in fall 2018 with an initial three-year contract, with the possibility of obtaining renewable three-year contracts after satisfactory performance reviews.
Applicants must demonstrate interest and proficiency in teaching relations between gender and science from an interdisciplinary and intersectional perspective. The successful candidate will be an innovative teacher and will develop a general education course
Internal Number: 148516
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