The Womenâs and Gender Studies Program in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University seeks qualified applicants for a Lecturer to support teaching areas in, but not limited to: queer theory and LGBTQIA+ studies.
The successful candidate will teach a 1 course load, this being WGS 203: Intro to Lesbian Studies, with opportunities to teach additional courses in future semesters. This appointment includes a one semester contract to begin January 5, 2020 with a completion date of May 15, 2020. These assignments may be expanded depending on the person's qualifications and the needs of the WGS Program.
The Womenâs and Gender Studies Program is centered on teaching, research, and outreach to the university campus, local community, and broader areas of society. This position may teach face-to-face or online sections of courses as needed across the curriculum, in undergraduate settings, and one or more courses in the candidateâs area of expertise.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
MA in Women's Studies or aninterdisciplinary fieldfocusedonLGBT Studies by start date
Demonstrates potential for collaboration with other faculty and units on campus
Ability to work with diverse populations of students and faculty
Existing record of, or strong potential for, excellence in teaching
Demonstrated professional experience in appropriate field
Department/Program & College Description:
The Womenâs and Gender Studies Program is centered on teaching, research, and outreach to the university campus, local community, and broader areas of society. The Program has a dynamic undergraduate program with a major and minor and a graduate minor and is located in the college of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The curriculum includes three areas of emphasis; 1) Communication and Cultural Representations, 2) Identities and Sexualities, and 3) Leadership and Social Justice. Additional information about the program is available at www.womensgenderstudies.iastate.edu
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.