Instructor/Senior Instructor

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The Center for Women’s and Gender Studies and the Department of English (units in the College of Arts, Sciences & Education) at Florida International University (FIU) seek applications for one non-tenure track full-time, twelve-month Instructor or Sr. Instructor. Instructor positions are in-unit faculty positions that are benefits eligible and eligible for promotion opportunities that mirror those 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 and Gender Studies as well as English.

The ideal candidate will possess a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in Women’s and Gender Studies, English, or related disciplines with an emphasis on Queer Theory, Black Queer Studies and/or Women’s and Gender 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 519706 at and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy in a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted upon submission of application. Applicants are also requested to send an electronic copy of their application materials and three letters of recomendation to the director of The Center for Womens and Gender Studies, Dr. Yesim Darici ( To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by December 10, 2019.  Review will continue until position is filled.

About FIU

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university. FIU is focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 35 programs in the top 100 in the nation among public universities, including 15 in the top 50. FIU is a top U.S. research university with more than $200 million in annual expenditures and is designated as an “Emerging Preeminent State Research University” by the Florida Board of Governors. 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

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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