Professor in the Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Massachusetts, United States
Monday, 23 September 2019
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 23 October 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time


Faculty of Arts and Sciences


Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Position Description

Feminist and Queer Theory

The Committee on Degrees in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Harvard University seeks to appoint a tenured full professor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality. We invite candidates with expertise in Feminist and Queer Epistemologies; Women of Color Feminisms; Intersectionality; Queer of Color Theory; and Trans Studies. We seek candidates whose work has transdisciplinary and global reach/impact. The professor will teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate levels and will engage in program-building. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2020.

Basic Qualifications

Doctoral degree

Additional Qualifications

Intellectual leadership in the field; potential for significant contributions to the department, university, and wider scholarly community; demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring; and experience working with and teaching diverse students.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/9173)
Candidates are encouraged to apply by October 1, 2019; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Requested materials:
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Statement of Teaching and Mentorship
4. Research statement
5. List of courses recently taught (upload as “other”)
6. A statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in the areas of teaching and research. (upload as “other statement”)

Contact Information

Christianna Morgan
Search Administrator
WGS, 5 Boylston Hall
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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