Lecturer, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies, Department of Sociology

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
06 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Mar 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Sociology and the Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGS) Program at Boston University invites applications for a Full Time Lecturer (non-tenure track) position beginning Fall 2018. The initial term of the appointment is two years, with the possibility of renewal. We seek candidates who specialize in the study of gender, social inequalities and feminist social movements, ideally with additional interests in the sociology of sports and childhood and youth. We are looking for a colleague who has a strong background in sociological theory and methods combined with teaching and research interests that are anchored in interdisciplinary studies of gender and sexualities. A PhD in sociology along with demonstrated success in undergraduate teaching are required. The position will require teaching one or more sections of Introduction to Sociology as well as the core WGS courses titled Sexism in the 21st Century and Interdisciplinary Introduction to Gender and Sexuality. The ideal candidate will also be able to offer courses on the Sociology of Gender, Sociology of Childhood and Youth, and Sociology of Sports.

Required Skills

Deadline: March 13 2018. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, the names, titles, and contact information for three references and sample course syllabi.

Please send your materials electronically to Academic Jobs Online https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10825.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Boston University is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston , Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular