Director, Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Rochester is seeking an intellectual leader in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies to be appointed as the next Director of the Susan B. Anthony Institute. We seek a colleague with expertise in one or more of these fields who will use the prominence of this Directorship to advance the mission of deepening and diversifying gender, sexuality, and women’s studies at the University, potentially cross-pollinating between the School of Arts and Sciences and other units, as well as drawing on Rochester’s substantial history of social justice advances. Key partner units and programs within the School of Arts and Sciences include the Humanities Center, the Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies, and the newly formed Department of Black Studies. This is a unique opportunity to build an institutional home for cutting edge research in these fields at the University of Rochester.


We are seeking a vibrant interdisciplinary scholar and visionary leader who holds a Ph.D. in a field within the humanities or social sciences and is qualified for rank at the level of Associate or Full Professor, to hold tenure in one of the following departments: Anthropology, Art and Art History, Black Studies, Economics, English, History, Modern Languages and Cultures, Philosophy, and Religion and Classics. Candidates should demonstrate a career of effective teaching and mentoring; provide evidence of committed professional, campus, and community leadership; and express an innovative vision for the future of the field. The School of Arts and Sciences is especially interested in strengthening indigenous studies, trans studies, intersectionality, decolonial studies, disability studies, and public health.


The University of Rochester offers competitive salary, benefits, and research support. Salary ranges for this position are: $105,000-$145,000 at the rank of Associate Professor; $145,000-$225,000 at the rank of Professor. The referenced pay range represents the full base range of pay for this job. Individual salaries will be determined within the job’s salary range and established based on rank of appointment, market data, experience, and expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations. Tenure upon appointment for qualified senior candidates is contingent on favorable review of the candidate’s dossier by the department, the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, and the Provost. The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.

Application Instructions

Applications will require:

●      Letter of interest

●      CV

●      Statement of your commitment to advancing equity and fostering an inclusive and diverse community, including past work and future goals

●      Names of three references

●      3 publications (max. 100 pages)

Materials should be submitted online at: For more information on the University of Rochester Susan B. Anthony Institute, go to: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning December 1, 2023, until the position is filled. Link to the original listing with application instructions is here.

Similar searches: Full-time, 4-year college or university, English, Professor, Associate, Gender and women's studies, Professor, Full, New York