Faculty Positions

Tenured Full Professor, Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Harvard University

Position Description: Feminist and Queer Theory

The Committee on Degrees in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Harvard University seeks to appoint a tenured full professor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality. We invite candidates with expertise in Feminist and Queer Epistemologies; Women of Color Feminisms; Intersectionality; Queer of Color Theory; and Trans Studies. We seek candidates whose work has transdisciplinary and global reach/impact. The professor will teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate levels and will engage in program-building. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2020.

Basic Qualifications: Doctoral degree

Additional Qualifications: Intellectual leadership in the field; potential for significant contributions to the department, university, and wider scholarly community; demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring; and experience working with and teaching diverse students.

Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal ( Candidates are encouraged to apply by October 1, 2019; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Teaching and mentorship statement
  4. Research statement
  5. List of courses recently taught
  6. A statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in the areas of teaching and research.

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Staff Positions

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Undergraduate Positions

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Graduate Positions

Teaching Fellows / Tutors
Current Harvard graduate students who wish to be considered for appointment as teaching fellows in WGS courses or as tutors for WGS junior tutorials must first apply for admission to the WGS Graduate Tutorial Board.

Harvard graduate students may apply by emailing a brief application form, c.v., and teaching evaluations (where available) to Director of Undergraduate Studies Caroline Light. Please allow 3-4 weeks for a response. Qualified students will be selected for an interview. Accepted members of the Tutorial Board receive early notice of all teaching fellow openings.

Priority for teaching assignments is given to GSAS G3 and G4 students and to students enrolled in the WGS graduate secondary field program who have not yet met the program teaching requirement.

Please note, applications for the graduate secondary field are taken at any time as part of a separate process. Students in the graduate secondary field program are automatically added to the Tutorial Board.