POSTDOC: Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Washington University

The Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Washington University in St. Louis seeks to fill a two-year post-doctoral appointment in masculinities and queer theory, to begin in the 2012-13 academic year.  We are particularly interested in candidates from disciplines or interdisciplinary programs in the social sciences and humanities.  Special consideration will be given to those whose research explores transnational and/or intersectional issues and masculinities, as well as queer theory. The responsibilities of this appointment include course teaching and research.

Applicants should send a letter of interest explaining research and scholarly interests; current curriculum vitae; a five-page description of current research project(s); a published article or dissertation chapter; and three (3) letters of recommendation, including one from the dissertation advisor.

Washington University especially encourages applications from women, members of ethnic minority groups, and disabled individuals.  Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States and have received the doctorate after July 1, 2009 and before July 1, 2012.  Applications should be sent to Linda Nicholson, Interim Director, WGSS Search Committee, Campus Box 1078, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130.  The committee will review applications until the position is filled, but priority will be given to those received by January 17th, 2012.

Further inquiries can be made to 314-935-5102 or

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