Position Announcement: Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies GWU

The George Washington University Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) Program and the History Department invite applications for a full-time tenure-track joint position in United States Women’s History at the rank of beginning to advanced Assistant Professor to begin as early as fall 2017. The individual will help shape a strong WGSS program, while contributing to the U.S. history concentration in the History Department. Applicants will work on intersectional projects addressing the histories of racialized women in the 20th century United States and be able to teach feminist and/or critical race theory. The successful candidate will demonstrate an active research agenda, teach undergraduate survey courses in US Women’s history, teach graduate courses, and complement existing research and teaching strengths in global feminisms and intersectionality.


Applicants must have completed a PhD in history, Women’s and Gender Studies, or a closely related field by the date of appointment. Applicants must have a clear research agenda demonstrated by publications, works in progress, as well as promise of excellence in teaching.


To apply, please complete an online application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/37683, including a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate school transcripts, teaching and research statement, and an example of written work. Three letters of recommendation must be emailed to WGSS_SEARCH_GWU@gwu.edu, or physically mailed to History Search, George Washington University, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, 801 22 nd St NW, Phillips Hall 346, Washington, DC 20052. Review of applications will begin on December 3, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent, pending budgetary approval and the satisfactory outcome of a standard background check.

The University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.



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