Assistant Professor in African American and Gender/Sexuality History 

The Departments of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Pan-African Studies at the  University of Louisville invites applicants for a joint tenure-track position of Assistant Professor  in early African American and Gender/Sexuality History, to begin August 1, 2021. Preferred  candidates will hold a PhD in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, African American  Studies, History or a related field. Candidates with experience in collaborative or community  engaged research are highly desired, as are those with the ability to contribute to the LGBTQ  Minor in WGST. Women, minorities, and other underrepresented groups are urged to apply. 

The appointed scholar will hold a primary appointment in WGST and develop and teach  introductory and advanced courses in WGST and PAS, including courses on history of  feminisms and early African American history. 

Salary will be commensurate with experience and includes a competitive benefits package.  Interested applicants must attach one document containing (1) a cover letter addressing specific  qualifications and interest in the position, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) evidence of successful 

teaching, (4) up to three recent publications (a first-authored publication is strongly encouraged),  and (4) contact information for 3 references. 

Appointment to the position is subject to final budget approval. 

Please see Faculty/Administrator and Note below for further instructions on How To Apply. Equal Employment Opportunity 

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is  committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to  race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information,  sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran  status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability,  please contact the Employment team at or 502.852.6258. 


To apply for this position, follow the “Online App. Form” link below and then click on the  “Apply Now”. You must answer all required fields and submit your application by clicking the  “Submit” button. Detailed instructions are available at in the “My Career  Tools” section. Vacancies are routinely removed from the jobs portal around 7:00PM on the  deadline date. If the posting description requested that you follow up and mail or email other  documents, your application will not be considered complete until those have been received by  the department. 


Only ONE attachment can be uploaded per application. If you wish to include a cover letter or  other documents, please combine them as one document with your resume/cv, save the document  with a simple short title that contains only letters, spaces, or numbers, and then upload. 

Application Deadline: April 30, 2021 or until filled

If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, you may  schedule an appointment at (502) 852-6258 with Employment Services at the Human Resources  office located at 1980 Arthur Street, Louisville, KY 40208. 

Application Information 

Women’s Gender & Sexuality Stu 
University of Louisville  

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