JOB: WS literature one-year, Pomona College

The Gender and Women’s Studies Program and the English Department at Pomona College seek a specialist in American literature for a joint-appointed one-year  replacement position. Teaching load is 3/2 and includes two courses in GWS of which at least one will be advanced feminist  theory, two courses cross-listed to English and GWS, and one cross-listed or targeted course of candidate’s choice.  Interdisciplinary  approaches are welcome.  We are particularly interested in applicants  with expertise in one or more of the following areas:  transnational  feminist theory, American literature in a transnational framework,  Asian-American/Asian Diasporas, multi-ethnic American literature,  gay/lesbian/queer/ transgender  studies.

Applicants should send  dossier including letter of application, curriculum vitae, two letters of  recommendation, teaching portfolio or statement with sample syllabi and  teaching evaluations if available.  Pomona College, a member of the  Claremont Colleges consortium thirty miles east of Los Angeles, California, is  a highly-selective liberal arts institution with a diverse student body.   Pomona College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages  applications from women and members of under-represented  groups.

Complete applications received by March 5, 2007 will receive  full consideration.  Send applications to: Professor Valorie D. Thomas, Coordinator, Gender and Women’s Studies Program, Pomona College, 140 West Sixth Street, Claremont, CA  91711.

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