Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19008810)
The Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies (GSWS) program at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a non-tenure-stream Lecturer position to begin fall 2020. We are seeking a dynamic, innovative teacher who works at the intersection of critical race/ethnicity studies and gender/sexuality studies. The initial appointment is for one year, followed by a three-year renewable term. The teaching load is three courses per semester.
Essential qualifications are
A PhD in hand by the time the appointment begins
A research program involving critical race/ethnicity studies and gender/sexuality studies
Ability to teach courses in feminist, gender, queer, or sexuality studies from an interdisciplinary Perspective
Ability to teach foundational courses (Introduction to Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies; Introduction to Feminist Theory)
Ability to teach advanced courses on one or more of the following topics: Gender and Race; Women of Color Feminism; Racialized Masculinities; Queer of Color Critique; Race, Gender and Disability
Desired additional qualifications are
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in developing curriculum, organizing events, and participating in collective governance
Experience directing undergraduate research projects or internships
The GSWS program at the University of Pittsburgh is a vibrant community of interdisciplinary students and scholars with an undergraduate major and minor, an additional undergraduate minor in LGBTQ and Critical Sexuality Studies, a graduate certificate, and an active events calendar. For more information about the program, please visit www.qsws.pitt.edu . Pittsburgh is consistently ranked one of the most livable cities in America, and the University has a commitment to providing world class research and computing facilities. Our close proximity to other highly active research communities (including Carnegie Mellon University, which is just across the street) also makes Pitt an exciting and engaging place to work.
The University of Pittsburgh, as an educational institution and as an employer, does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status or gender identity and expression in its programs and activities.
The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and fostering a culturally diverse environment. Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills and ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community are required.
A description of how your teaching and service demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity
A writing sample (25-30 pages)
Sample syllabi for two courses and some sample assignments or assignment sequences
Student evaluations for three classes
Three confidential letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with the candidate's teaching.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Questions can be directed to Dr. Nancy Glazener, Director of GSWS, at email@example.com.
Please refer to job description
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Required Attachments: Curriculum Vitae
Optional Attachments: Other (see posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 19008810
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.