Bradley University, Department of History and Women's & Gender Studies Program
WGS Instructor in Residence
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Illinois, United States|
The Bradley University Department of History and the Women’s & Gender Studies Program invite applications for a one-year, Full-Time Instructor in Residence position in Women’s & Gender Studies to begin August, 2023. Preference will be given to candidates who hold a Ph.D. in Women's and Gender Studies or a related humanities or social science discipline with sufficient concentration in WGS theory and methods at the time of appointment. Preferred candidates will demonstrate a successful record of teaching and mentoring undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds, creating community-engaged learning experiences for undergraduate students, and collaborating with scholars from across disciplines to build inclusive communities of scholarship and care inside and outside of the classroom.
Responsibilities include teaching three courses per semester in Women’s & Gender Studies, including the Intro to Women’s & Gender Studies, first year seminars, and topics courses related to the candidate’s area of expertise. The ideal candidate will be able to offer courses related to one or more of the following: global and transnational women’s history and movements, LGBTQIA history and studies, women of color feminisms, and feminist and queer theory centered in intersectional analysis. We are especially interested in receiving applications from WGS scholars who incorporate digital humanities and/or community based participatory research methods into their teaching and scholarship. We welcome applications from WGS teachers and scholars who can also contribute to Bradley’s established and developing interdisciplinary programs in Digital Humanities and Public History, African American Studies, Asian Studies, and Latinx/e Studies. In addition to teaching, responsibilities include service activities in the Women’s & Gender Studies Program, such as serving on the WGS Advisory Committee, organizing WGS programming, working with community partners, advising undergraduate students, and mentoring undergraduate research students in the Women's and Gender Studies program.
Applications must include: a cover letter summarizing teaching interests and experience, scholarly accomplishments and pursuits, and the candidate’s ability to work with a diverse student population and a curriculum vita. Three letters of recommendation will be requested at a later stage in the selection process. Review of applications will begin April 24, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.
Bradley University is a top-ranked private university in Peoria, Illinois, that offers nearly 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students opportunities and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university. Located midway between Chicago and St. Louis, the Greater Peoria Area has a population of 414,000 and is one of the most innovative and family friendly cities in the nation according to wallethub.com.
Bradley University offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, life and disability coverages, FSA, HSA, and retirement plan options. Bradley also offers significant higher education cost savings for employees and dependents through the Tuition Remission program.
Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups. Candidates who can enhance the diversity of the faculty and/or develop the ability to support an increasingly diverse student body are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, religion/creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or condition including HIV/AIDS, sexual orientation, gender and gender identity, military status, victim of domestic violence status or marital status. People of color, women and transgender and gender expansive people are encouraged to apply.
Applications must be submitted through the Bradley University Human Resources Employment Opportunities application portal.
|Primary Category:||Women, Gender, and Sexuality
|Secondary Categories:||Digital Humanities