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The Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies program (GWS) in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) at Appalachian State University invites applicants for a one year, exclusively online Visiting Assistant Professor in GWS with a specialization in LGBTQ Studies to begin July 1, 2020. There is no expectation that the successful candidate would have to relocate to Boone.
PhD in Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies by Fall 2020. Advanced ABDs in GWS will be considered.
Evidence of ability to teach courses in the GWS major, especially LGBT Studies and Introduction to Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies.
Demonstrated experience in and commitment to teaching with evidence of experience in online teaching.
Evidence of a newly developing or already well-developed research agenda.
Ability and willingness to teach online courses.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will teach online courses for the GWS program, and serve the GWS program through online service activities. GWS service may include, but is not limited to, GWS student recruitment and engagement. There may also be opportunities for teaching in the University's First Year Seminar.
We have particular interest in developing a Transgender Studies component of our LGBT Studies coursework and minor, should the successful candidate have strengths and interests in that area.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.