The Department of Women’s and Gender Studies and the Program in African American and Africana Studies at the University of Kentucky are seeking an African Americanist with a focus in Black feminism/womanism, American politics, higher education, and feminist geography. The successful candidate will teach coursework within the area of Gender and Women’s Studies with an emphasis on African American feminism/womanism.
Candidates must have an earned doctorate (Ph.D. or equivalent) in Women’s Studies or Education at time of application. Specialization in African American Studies required. Research in feminist theory, Black feminism/womanism, and feminist geography within an African American context as demonstrated by a record of scholarly achievement is required. Additionally, candidates must have a demonstrated ability to teach effectively.
Experience working with a diverse student population, including first generation college students and students whose first language is not English, is preferred. Candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, research statement and samples (upload as Specific Request 1), teaching materials (upload as Specific Request 2), and a letter of application (upload as Cover Letter). Also provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.