Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor in the Center for Women's and Gender Studies

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Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu.

The Center for Women’s and Gender Studies (unit in the College of Arts, Sciences & Education) at Florida International University (FIU) seeks applications for one non-tenure track full-time, twelve-month Assistant Teaching Professor or Associate Teaching Professor. Teaching professor positions are in-unit faculty positions, which include full benefits and follow a promotion schedule that mirrors that of tenure-track faculty. Teaching assignments are face-to-face and/or online. Prior teaching experience is desirable, and applicants should provide evidence of their ability to teach introductory and upper-level courses in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

The ideal candidate will possess a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies or related disciplines. Potential areas of interest include transnational women’s and/or queer literature; intersectional approaches to health disparities; gender-inclusive health studies; and disability studies with an emphasis on Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Successful candidates will show a strong record or evidence of promise for quality undergraduate teaching, advising, and mentoring.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 525462 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy in which the candidate demonstrates a commitment to inclusive pedagogy. Candidates will be requested to provide the names and contact information of at least three references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. Questions regarding this position may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Dr. R. Gabriel Mayora (rmayora@fiu.edu). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access 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 or protected veteran status.


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