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Iowa State University Lecturer in Women's and Gender Studies in Ames, Iowa

Position Information:

Position Title:Lecturer in Women's and Gender Studies

Appointment Type:Faculty

Job Description:Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University is seeking a qualified candidate for a Lecturer in the following areas: introduction to women’s and gender studies, contemporary queer studies, intersectional feminism, and/or popular culture. The candidate will deliver instruction in both face-to-face and online formats.

This position will participate in shaping the program through curriculum development, student advising, and outreach initiatives. This appointment includes a one-year contract with potential of renewal, teaching a 2-3 course load.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • MA in Women’s and Gender Studies or a related discipline

  • Minimum of 2 years teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Women’s and Gender Studies or a related field

  • Demonstrated teaching in both online and face-to-face format in higher education

  • Strong academic and teaching background in one or more of the following areas: introduction to women’s and gender studies; intersectional feminism; contemporary queer studies; and popular culture

  • Evidence of ability to work with diverse student, faculty, and staff populations

Department/Program & College Description:

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program (https://womensstudies.las.iastate.edu) is centered on teaching, research, and outreach to the university campus, local community, and broader areas of society. The curriculum includes three areas of emphasis: 1) Communication and Cultural Representation, 2) Identities and Sexualities, and 3) Leadership and Social Justice.

Department Unit/Website:

https://womensstudies.las.iastate.edu/

Proposed Start Date:August 16, 2021

Proposed End Date or Length of Term:May 15, 2022

Number of Months Employed Per Year:09 Month Work Period

Time Type:Part time

Pay Grade:00 (Faculty)

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae

2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three References

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Original Posting Date: May 4, 2021

Posting Close Date:June 15, 2021

Job Requisition Number:R4910

Iowa State University (http://www.iastate.edu/) is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities ( AAU ), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 30,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community (http://www.diversity.iastate.edu/principles-of-community) .

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email eooffice@iastate.edu .

If you have questions about the application process please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485 . Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email employment@iastate.edu or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485 . TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942 .

General ISU compensation information can be found here:https://www.hr.iastate.edu/careers/compensation

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