Associate or Full Professor with tenure

The Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences (H&S) seeks an outstanding scholar (at the associate or full professor level) whose work and teaching substantially contribute to feminist, gender, and sexuality studies, broadly conceived, and who preferably has experience in leading interdisciplinary programs. The position will be housed in a humanities or social sciences department and will be affiliated with the Program in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (FGSS). Participating Stanford departments include History, English, Psychology, Sociology, and Philosophy. 

The successful candidate is expected to pursue their research projects in their respective department and teach half of their course load in association with the FGSS program, contribute to the leadership of FGSS, as well as to the intellectual life on campus. 

Applicants should submit the following materials online via

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae (listing publications and names of no more than 3 references)
  3. Research Statement of current & future interests (no more than three single-spaced pages)
  4. Teaching statement (no more than three single-spaced pages).

The interdisciplinary committee will begin the review of files on November 15, 2021. 

For questions, please email the Director of the Program in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Chair of the Search Committee, Professor Charlotte Fonrobert, at

The School of H&S and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.


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