Associate Professor or Full Professor, with tenure, in Gender and Sexuality Studies

The Department of English and Comparative Literature and the Institute for the Study of Sexuality and Gender at Columbia University invite applications for a tenured appointment in the field of Gender and Sexuality Studies. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor. We seek a leading scholar working at the intersection of literary, cultural, and/or media studies and gender and sexuality studies, with an excellent record of research and publication. We are interested in innovative approaches to the field that will complement strengths in both communities while also furthering exciting new directions. Teaching responsibilities will be shared equally between the two units.  

Initial Zoom interviews will take place early in the spring semester; campus visits will follow for shortlisted applicants and be held in February/March during the spring semester. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2025.

Review of applications will begin November 30, 2023; the position will remain open until filled. 

The department is particularly interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. We are committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion and encourage applicants from historically underrepresented groups.



Application Instructions

All applications must be made through Columbia University’s Academic Search and Recruiting (ASR) system. Please upload the following required materials: a cover letter; a CV; contact information for three references (who will be asked to upload letters at a later stage in the process); a statement addressing past, present, and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, professional activity, and/or service. Writing samples will be requested at a later date.

Review of applications will begin November 30, 2023; the position will remain open until filled. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Pay Transparency Disclosure

The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training.  The above hiring range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

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