The Department of Women and Gender Studies at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in Women and Gender Studies with appointments to begin Fall 2019. CSUF values and is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research, and/or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.
Position The Women and Gender Studies Department at Cal State University, Fullerton is seeking candidates who will teach women and gender studies courses at both the introductory and upper division level. Students take our courses as electives, to fulfill General Education, or to complete a Minor in Women & Gender Studies, Minor in Queer Studies, or B.A. in Women & Gender Studies. We seek interdisciplinary scholars of gender and/or sexuality studies who have a working understanding of Critical Race Theory, Feminist and Queer Theory. In addition, applicants should have research and teaching specialization in some combination of the following fields:
race and ethnicity;
intersectional and/or Black feminist methods and theories;
human rights and transnational feminisms, particularly as these relate to immigration, citizenship and/or refugee status;
non-Western and/or indigenous studies and feminisms;
cultural and/or social history;
queer theory (with an emphasis on queer of color critique) and/or trans* studies;
social media studies, digital humanities, and/or digital activism;
history of science, with an emphasis on ecofeminism and transnational geopolitics;
social science theories, methods and approaches.
Department faculty members are expected to develop courses in their areas of specialization. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to and participate in the life and development of the department, advise students, serve on academic committees, and participate in the broader disciplinary community.
Ph.D. in Women's Studies, Gender Studies, or a related field. ABD's that apply must show evidence that the degree will be completed by the appointment date.
A background and research specialization in Women and Gender Studies.
A strong record of scholarly accomplishments appropriate to the level of appointment
Ability to balance excellent teaching, scholarship, and service.
Experience in working collaboratively with colleagues and community.
Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.
Ability to interact effectively with a wide and culturally-diverse range of students.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Rank and Salary The positions will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure-track. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Salary is subject to budgetary authorization and any California State University System faculty contract increases. Summer research grants, moving expenses, start-up funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available that includes health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner and dependent fee-waiver; access to campus child-care; and a defined-benefit retirement through the state system along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.php
Appointment Date August 2019
Application Procedure A complete on-line application/resume must be received by electronic submission in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment to view all job listings and select 10432BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:
letter of application that details your scholarly research agenda and describes your teaching experience and interests
undergraduate and graduate transcripts
sample course syllabus (introductory course, if possible), and teaching evaluation summaries, if available
a student success statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in teaching or working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
three letters of recommendation (see instructions below)
On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system.
Please direct all questions about the position to: Professor Karyl Ketchum at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 657-278-2480.
Application Deadline Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received by September 15, 2018 will be given full consideration. Positions are open until filled.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
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 requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.
California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
California State University, Fullerton is a large, comprehensive, urban university with more than 4,100 full-and part-time faculty and staff members, and a diverse student body of 40,235 enrolled in Fall 2016. The university offers a broad spectrum of degree programs in liberal arts and sciences as well as applied and professional fields with 57 at the baccalaureate level and 52 graduate programs including a doctorate in education and doctor of nursing practice. Learning is preeminent at Cal State Fullerton. We combine the best qualities of teaching and research universities where actively engaged students, faculty and staff work in close collaborations to expand knowledge. Research and other creative activities are enhanced by the proximity of the campus to nationally recognized business, cultural, and educational institutions. Faculty members were awarded more than $21.4 million in grants and contracts for research and scholarly activities in 2015-16. The university has a longstanding tradition of collegial governance. Cal State Fullerton is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. CSUF is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (the only one in Orange County) and an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. We are ranked 6th in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minorities. In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State Fullerton is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, disability or Veteran's status or other personal characteristics or beliefs.
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About California State University, Fullerton
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and approximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.