Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women's Studies Research
Lecturer, Critical Gender, Race, and Sexuality Perspectives in Health Disparities, Equity, and Justice
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Florida, United States|
The University of Florida Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies Research invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Lecturer to begin August 16, 2021. We invite applicants who specialize in critical gender, race, and sexuality perspectives in health disparities, equity, and justice, including serving minoritized and underserved communities. This is a 9-month, renewable, non-tenure-track position, appointed 100% in women’s studies.
Applicants should have a strong record of excellence in teaching and service and active interest in current scholarship. The candidate is expected to contribute enthusiastically to the interdisciplinary teaching and service mission of the Center and College by teaching both core required courses and needed electives that contribute to the women’s studies undergraduate curriculum, including the highly successful Health Disparities in Society minor, and to cross-disciplinary curricula (e.g., UF Quest, certificates, minors, majors). Applicants should be trained in and have a research program and teaching experience in feminist, women’s, gender, queer, and/or sexualities studies, with a focus on health and health care disparities, equity, and justice. Applicants should be prepared to teach three to four undergraduate courses per semester, including Introduction to Health Disparities, Practicum in Health Disparities, and other courses based on center’s need; coordinate the Practicum in Health Disparities and other experiential learning activities (e.g., internship), including building relationships with community partners, cultivate practicum sites and place students at sites; and oversee students’ training and supervision at practicum sites. This position requires participation in center’s duties, including committee work, ongoing training in pedagogy, and curriculum development. The candidate is expected to engage actively in the life and success of the Center and the College. More information about the Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies Research can be found at: http://wst.ufl.edu/.
The Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies Research is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ability, class, ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression, and sexual identity. We seek applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville community enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities, including organizations that support the interests of people from varied backgrounds.
Ph.D. or terminal degree in relevant field required at the time of hiring.
Applications must be submitted on-line at http://apply.interfolio.com/85040 and include the following: (1) a letter of application describing the applicant’s qualifications, interests, and suitability for this specific position, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy and effectiveness, (4) complete and unabridged course evaluations demonstrating excellence in teaching for 2-3 undergraduate classes and 1-2 sample course syllabi relevant to the position, and (4) three confidential letters of recommendation sent on their behalf to their Interfolio submission packet. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by March 29. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority until the position is filled. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package. Ph.D. or terminal degree in relevant field required at the time of hiring.
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.
The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).
Mar 9, 2021
Open Until Filled
16800000 - LS-WOMEN'S STUDIES
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|Primary Category:||Women, Gender, and Sexuality
|Secondary Categories:||Health and Health Care