Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies
The Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program at Williams College invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Transnational/Global Sexualities and Queer Studies to begin in Fall 2012. We seek a social scientist (or training in a related field) whose research and teaching utilizes qualitative and/or quantitative methods. The successful candidate will teach a 2/2 load and a short January term course every other year. Courses will include introductory classes in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, queer theory, and cross-cultural/transnational sexualities, in addition to courses in the faculty member’s specific area of research. Competitive applicants will have demonstrated teaching ability, a commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education, and an active research program. Our program is interdisciplinary and draws a diverse group of students to its courses and major. Ideally, candidates will have received their PhD before beginning the position. Please send a cover letter including a statement of teaching and research interests, CV, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation postmarked no later than November 1, 2011, to Professor Kathryn R. Kent, Chair, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, c/o Robin Keller, Schapiro Hall, 24 Hopkins Hall Drive, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267.