The Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) at Emory University is seeking applications from scholars engaged in feminist/queer studies of race with attention to histories or legacies of race, broadly conceived. The position is open rank. We are seeking a colleague with expertise in history and/or the social sciences and who has a critical, interdisciplinary orientation to the study of race, gender and/or sexuality. We are open to a variety of interdisciplinary historical and/or social sciences-based methodological approaches. These can include but are not limited to methods that draw upon archives and other primary documents, oral histories and other types of interviews, ethnographies and other types of fieldwork or participant observation, quantitative and qualitative data. All applicants must demonstrate their commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student body, undergraduate and graduate.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in WGSS or a relevant discipline/field.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2020. Applications received by January 1, 2021 will be given full consideration. Review will continue until the position is filled. At this time, we ask applicants to submit a cover letter, names and contact information of three referees, and a CV. Candidates’ cover letters should include a discussion of their research, teaching, and service. All faculty applicants are also required to submit a brief statement describing their experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students of diverse backgrounds. Candidates will be asked to submit additional supporting materials if selected to participate further in the recruitment process. Questions may be sent to Professor Beth Reingold, Chair of the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: beth.reingold@emory.edu