Postdoctoral Fellowship in Sexuality Studies (Social Scientific Approaches)
Deadline: December 2, 2019
The SexualitiesProjectatNorthwestern(SPAN) invites applicationsfor two-year post- doctoralfellowships in sexuality studies, to run from September 1, 2020 throughAugust 31, 2022. TwoFellows will be selected.Applicationsare welcome from scholarswho study sexuality from a socialscience perspective (broadly construed).EachFellow’sappointmentwill be in the Gender & Sexuality Studies Programandmay also be in a department at Northwestern. We are interested in candidates who could affiliate with one of the following participating departments:African-AmericanStudies,Anthropology, Communication Studies, History, Human Development andSocialPolicy,Linguistics,Performance Studies,PoliticalScience, Psychology, Religious Studies, or Sociology.That is, the Fellow must have relevantexpertise in both sexuality studiesand one of the listed substantive fields, and must be prepared to teachcoursesthat reflectthatexpertise.
Fellowswillpursue a program of independentscholarshipunder the guidance of a faculty mentor andwillteach two undergraduate courseseachyear(typically one seminar and one lecturecourse) over the course of the three-quarter-long teaching year.Fellowswillalso be expected to be active participants in SPAN’s community of facultyandgraduatestudentsand,asapplicable, in their affiliated department by attending talksandevents,andbygiving a public talk once eachyear.Finally, they willassist in the organization of on-campuseducationalactivitiessuchasan annual SPAN workshop.
Allapplicationmaterialsother thanletters of recommendation must be receivedbyDecember 2, 2019. Letters of recommendationare due no later than December 9, 2019. Becauseyourreferenceswill not receive submission instructions until you submit yourcompletedapplication,we recommendthat you submit your application well beforethe deadline.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
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