Washington University in St. Louis — Assistant Professor in the field of Trans Studies

The Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Washington University in St. Louis seeks to hire two assistant professors in the fields of women’s health and trans* studies.

The duties of this position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses; conducting research and other scholarly activities, including publishing in scholarly journals; and performing departmental and university service and other duties assigned by the University. The normal teaching load is two courses per semester. Diversity and inclusion are core values of Washington University, and we seek to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students learn and thrive.

We are particularly interested in interdisciplinary scholars who concentrate in one or more of the following areas: race and ethnicity; indigeneity; feminist or queer geographies; science studies; legal studies; or who work in areas outside of the United States. Candidates should demonstrate an ability to teach required core courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in feminist theory or queer theory. Candidates must have completed their Ph.D. by June 30, 2023.

Application Instructions
Applications should be addressed to Rebecca Wanzo and be submitted through Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/113215). Applicants should submit a 1) letter of interest (with clear statements of research, teaching, and contributions to diversity); 2) a current curriculum vita; and 3) three letters of reference. Scholars who work on race and ethnicity are also encouraged to apply separately to the Washington University race and ethnicity cluster hire (https://provost.wustl.edu/2022-cluster-hire/.) For full consideration applications should be submitted by October 17, 2022.

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