Gwendolen Carter Postdoctoral Fellow in African Studies
Program of African Studies, Smith College
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|AOC||Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Gender|
Philosophy of Gender
|Location||Northampton, Massachusetts, United States|
|Start date||July 1, 2022|
The African Studies Program at Smith College invites applications for a two-year, benefits eligible postdoctoral fellowship in African Studies, with a specialty in the study of gender and sexuality in Africa. The position will begin July 1, 2022. The disciplinary and geographic field is open, but, in both research and teaching, candidates should exhibit a clear commitment to the interdisciplinary study of gender and sexuality in Africa. The teaching responsibilities for this position are 1-1, including a first-year seminar and an advanced-level colloquium in the candidate’s field of specialization. Ph.D. is expected by the time of appointment. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Smith College offers opportunities to foster faculty success at every career stage, such as those listed here. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges. Details about the African Studies Program may be found at https://www.smith.edu/academics/african-studies.
Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/100411 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, diversity/inclusion statement and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2022.
Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, staff, faculty, and administration are crucial to the mission and values of Smith College. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, historically underrepresented minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
|How to apply|
|Web address to apply||http://apply.interfolio.com/100411|
|Deadline for full consideration:||February 1, 2022, 12:00am EST|
|Hard deadline||No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)|
|Web address for more information||https://www.smith.edu/academics/african-studies|
|Contact name||Rachel Siegel|
|Time created||December 20, 2021, 10:26pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||June 15, 2022, 9:13pm EST|
|Last updated||December 20, 2021, 10:26pm UTC|
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