University of Utah, Gender Studies and Sociology
Latinx Sexualities Postdoctoral Fellow
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|Location:||Utah, United States|
The University of Utah’s Division of Gender Studies and the Department of Sociology seeks applicants for a one-year postdoctoral research/teaching position in the School for Cultural and Social Transformation (Transform) in collaboration with the College for Behavioral and Social Science ( CSBS ), with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. by the time of their appointment. The postdoctoral research/teaching position is eligible for a potential 2nd year renewal . The Fellow’s research interests, grounded in Latinx sexualities, will engage with scholarship that may include, but is not limited to interdisciplinary trans studies, disability studies, environmental studies, migration and immigration, decolonial and feminist theories, Indigeneity, Afro-Latinidades, and social justice activism.
The Postdoctoral Fellow will be supported by mentors who will integrate them into the Division, College, and University and connect them to professional development opportunities. The Fellow will pursue their own research and teach two courses per academic year, one in in the Division of Gender Studies and one in the Department of Sociology. They will also deliver one presentation of their work-in-progress; participate in Gender Studies, Transform, and CSBS events; and partake in scholarly exchange at and beyond the University of Utah.
The salary will be $60,000 per year plus access to health benefits, with $2000 per year for research/travel.
Qualifications: Scholars with a Ph.D. in the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, or interdisciplinary fields will be considered. The dissertation must be signed by June 30, 2023. Candidates must be untenured and within five years of their Ph.D.
Gender Studies at the University of Utah is housed in Transform—a freestanding college for intersectional inquiry—alongside the Division of Ethnic Studies, Disability Studies, and the Pacific Island Studies initiative. Transform is home to Frontiers, A Journal of Women Studies , one of the oldest feminist journals in the country. Before changing its name to Gender Studies in 2002, the Women’s Studies Program at the University of Utah had existed since the mid-1970s, making it one of the oldest programs in the U.S. The Division of Gender Studies offers an undergraduate minor and major and a Graduate Certificate and is a nationally recognized and top-ranked program. https://transform.utah.edu/gender-studies/
Sociology has been taught at the University of Utah since 1896, making it the third university in the United States to offer regular courses in this discipline. One of seven academic departments in the College of Social & Behavioral Science, the Department of Sociology boasts a highly regarded and nationally ranked doctoral program, with specialized training in Population & Health, Development & Environment, and Political & Cultural Sociology, as well as a Master of Statistics. The undergraduate program offers bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees in both Sociology and Criminology, and serves one of the most diverse undergraduate student populations at the university. The department currently ranks as one of the most productive in the country for peer-reviewed research articles published per faculty member, and also includes many award-winning teachers and mentors. https://soc.utah.edu/
Questions contact Dr. Sarita Gaytán firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Primary Category:||Social Sciences
Women, Gender, and Sexuality