Feminist Theory Tenure Track Open Rank Professor University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF04940 Recruitment Period Open September 13th, 2019 through Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
The Department of English invites applications for a faculty position in feminist theory, rank open. We are interested in hiring a scholar working at the leading edge of feminist and gender literary theory across genres, historical moments and cultural contexts, media, and performance. Areas of particular interest include but are not limited to: intersectionality; global comparatist and postcolonial approaches; biopolitics; affect and sensation studies; psychoanalysis; new materialisms; queer and trans; and critical race theory. We are looking for candidates with an interest in teaching the diverse intellectual genealogies of feminism and whose record of professional service reflect a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
We welcome applications that link the study of literary feminism and gender to interdisciplinary research areas such as disability studies, environmental humanities, law and literature, media studies, food studies, medical humanities, digital humanities or urban humanities.
Junior candidates must have the PhD in hand by June 30, 2020; all candidates must submit the documents below to Abigail Martinez via UCLA Recruit by October 31, 2019.
Abstract of dissertation or current research project.
Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion which describes a faculty candidate's past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
Writing Sample (max. 6,000 words, not including footnotes)
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