The Department of Women’s Studies at California State University, Sacramento invites applications for a full-time (academic year), tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Latinx Feminisms starting Fall 2020. We seek a colleague who can teach introductory, breadth and advanced courses in Women’s and Gender Studies, and can offer new courses in one or more of the following areas within Latinx Feminisms: immigration, citizenship, border studies, public policy, identity politics, race & gender politics, indigenous studies, environmental justice, gender-based violence, and transnational feminism. Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in Women’s & Gender Studies with specialization in Latinx Feminisms. We are looking for a new faculty who has an interdisciplinary background in the social sciences to compliment the department’s existing strengths in the humanities.
Ph.D. in Women's and Gender Studies or Ph.D. in other social science disciplines such as Ethnic Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, Geography or Political Science with research focus on Women’s and Gender issues. ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, candidates will be required to complete the doctoral degree by January 2021.
Special Knowledge, Abilities and Experience:
Specialization in Latinx Feminisms.
Demonstrated knowledge of the Women's Studies discipline.
Demonstrated ability to teach courses in feminism from intersectional and global perspectives.
Ability to propose and teach new courses in area of expertise.
Ability to conduct independent research.
Ability to articulate an interdisciplinary approach to Women's Studies.
Expertise in one or more of the following areas: immigration, citizenship, border studies, public policy, identity politics, race & gender politics, indigenous studies, environmental justice, gender-based violence, and transnational feminist studies.
Teaching experience in a Women's Studies department using intersectional feminist frameworks.
Teaching that reflects an interdisciplinary approach to Women's Studies.
Experience integrating issues of diversity in curriculum.
Ability to propose and teach introductory, breadth and advanced undergraduate courses in some of the following areas: feminist methods, Latinx feminisms, immigration, and border studies.
Ability to teach large as well as small size classes.
Experience or interest in curriculum design.
Potential or proven track-record as a researcher.
Experience or interest in community outreach.
Experience communicating effectively with an ethnically and culturally diverse community.
Innovative teaching and ability to enhance instruction through use of information technology.
Review of applications will begin on October 25, 2019 (deadline extended until December 6, 2019); position open until filled. In order to receive full consideration, please submit application by the above deadline. Candidates must submit the following information: 1) Letter of application including research and teaching interests; 2) Current curriculum vita; 3) Teaching philosophy that reflects commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (no more than one page); 4) Diversity statement; 5) Two sample course syllabi – a) Intro to Women’s Studies, and b) a course in area of specialization; 6) Relevant teaching evaluations; 7) A writing sample (no more than 20 pages); 8) Unofficial transcripts of all graduate work (official transcripts required if invited for an interview); and 9) List of three references with email addresses and phone numbers (Letters of recommendation and reference check will be requested for short-listed candidates).
For any information please email Dr. Sujatha Moni, Department Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.