The University of Virginia’s interdisciplinary program in Women Gender & Sexuality (WGS) invites applicants for a three-year non-tenure track appointment as Lecturer in LGBTQ Studies, to begin August 25, 2014. Field of specialization within LGBTQ Studies is open, but candidates in any area of science, especially LGBTQ Health, are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates from the humanities and social sciences are also welcome. Duties include teaching, research, and service to the WGS Program, College of Arts & Sciences, and University. Review of applications will begin on November 1, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must be on track to receive a Ph.D. in the relevant field by May 2014 and must hold a Ph.D. at the time of appointment.
To apply, candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through jobs@UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu), search on posting number 0612871 and electronically attach the following: a cover letter of interest describing research agenda and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, a sample article- or chapter-length piece of scholarship (Attach to Writing Sample 1) and contact information for three references. Please ask reference letter writers to email their letters directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions regarding the application process in jobs@UVa should be directed to: Laura Mellusi at the WGS Program, email@example.com.
The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment. The College of Arts & Sciences and the University of Virginia welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities; we seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment and are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action in accordance with state and federal laws.