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Visiting Endowed Chair in Women’s Studies Program, Brooklyn College

Associate/Full Professor of Women’s Studies (Visiting Endowed Chair), Brooklyn College of the City University of New York

The Women’s Studies Program at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, invites applications for a Visiting Endowed Chair in Women’s Studies at the Associate or Full Professor rank (Job ID# 4645) beginning in Fall 2012. This is a one-year appointment for the 2012-2013 academic year. The Endowed Chair will teach and advise students in four (4) courses for the year including the introductory Women’s Studies course each semester, and two courses in her/his specialty. The ideal candidate should share the commitment of the faculty in building the visibility of the Program by organizing workshops, lecture series, and public discussions that involve students, faculty, and community members. All appointments are subject to financial availability. Qualifications include a doctoral degree in any discipline, but with a well-established feminist teaching and research agenda. We are seeking a candidate who can bring an expertise gained from teaching and researching gender and feminist issues from a position of inclusivity. Candidates with a global/international/transnational perspective on these issues and a commitment to activism as especially encouraged to apply.

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit your application online by clicking on the link below and be sure to upload a cover letter (reference Job ID 4645) outlining your curricular and co-curricular plan for your tenure as the Endowed Chair, including courses you are interested in teaching and activities you would like to organize, a curriculum vitae and contact information for three references as a single document in rtf, doc or pdf format.

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled with the review of applications to begin on November 15, 2011. Dr. Namita Manohar, Coordinator – Women’s Studies Program, 1207 Ingersoll Hall, 2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210.

Email: NManohar(at)
Telephone: 718-951-5476.

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