Faculty Instructor Visiting

Employer
University of Pittsburgh
Location
Pittsburgh, PA
Closing date
Jun 28, 2022

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Sector
Other
Organization Type
Corporate
The Gender, Sexuality and Womens Studies (GSWS) program at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a non-tenure-stream Visiting Instructor position to begin Fall 2022. We are seeking a dynamic, innovative teacher who works at the intersection of critical race/ethnicity studies and gender/sexuality studies. The teaching load is 2 courses/semester, and the contract for this full-time appointment will run from September 1, 2022, to April 30, 2023. We welcome applications from advanced (ABD) graduate students who work substantially in critical race and ethnicity studies.

Essential qualifications are:

To have completed everything but the dissertation in a PhD program (ABD) by Sept. 1, 2022 or to hold a PhD by that date.
A research program involving critical race/ethnicity studies and gender/sexuality studies
Ability to teach courses in feminist, gender, queer, or sexuality studies from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Ability to teach foundational courses (Introduction to Gender, Sexuality, and Womens Studies; Introduction to Feminist Theory).
Ability to teach courses on one or more of the following topics: Black Feminism; Women of Color Feminisms; Transnational Feminisms; Race, Gender and Disability.

Experience in teaching intensive writing courses is desirable.

The GSWS program at the University of Pittsburgh is a vibrant community of interdisciplinary students and scholars with an undergraduate major and minor, an additional undergraduate minor in LGBTQ and Critical Sexuality Studies, a graduate certificate, and an active events calendar. For more information about the program, please visit . Pittsburgh is consistently ranked one of the most livable cities in America, and the University has a commitment to providing world-class research and computing facilities. Our close proximity to other highly active research communities (including Carnegie Mellon University, which is just across the street) also makes Pitt an exciting and engaging place to work.

The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and fostering a culturally diverse environment. Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community are required.

Salary is competitive.

Deadline: June 15. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.To apply, please submit the following:

Cover letter.
Current curriculum vitae.
A description of how your teaching and service demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity.
A writing sample (25-30 pages).
One or two sample syllabi and one or two sample assignments.
Student evaluations for two courses.
Two confidential letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with the candidate's teaching, to be emailed directly to .

Questions can be directed to Dr. Nancy Glazener, Director of GSWS, at .

The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and fostering a culturally diverse environment. Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community are required.

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