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Professor and Department Chair, Global Gender and Sexuality Studies
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Dec. 19, 2022
Title Professor and Department Chair, Global Gender and Sexuality Studies
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Global Gender & Sexuality Studies
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professor
    Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Gender Studies
The Department of Global Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York invites applications for a Chair at the level of Full Professor beginning August 2023 with chair duties starting in 2024. We are looking for an established scholar with a proven record of collaborative departmental leadership in women’s, gender, and sexuality studies departments/programs, and with experience mentoring graduate students of diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Candidates should have a demonstrated record of scholarship, teaching and administration in women’s, gender, and sexuality studies. The position is open in terms of research area. We especially welcome candidates whose work strengthens the department’s strong global/transnational focus and/or whose research addresses one or more of the following: race, ethnicity, indigeneity; and/or is situated within queer studies or trans studies. Candidates should have a demonstrated ability to teach core courses in women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The department particularly values the ability to mentor students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.

Candidates should submit a CV, cover letter, statement of research, statement of teaching philosophy that addresses teaching and mentoring a diverse student body, statement of leadership philosophy, and a list of at least three references. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2023, and the position will remain open until filled.

UB has a diverse student body, which it is actively engaged in supporting. Both the College of Arts and Sciences and the University have a comprehensive equity, diversity and inclusion strategic plan and leadership dedicated to actualizing this plan. The department and the college are committed to attracting a diverse applicant pool for this position. Underrepresented groups (e.g., racial, ethnic, gender, sexual minorities), women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuits - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefits packages.

About the Department
The Department of Global Gender and Sexuality Studies (GGSs) s the interdisciplinary home for research and teaching on feminism, women, gender, and sexuality at UB. Celebrating over 50 years at UB, we attract students locally, nationally and internationally. We are committed to feminist theory and gender analyses that explore the complex intersections of gender, race, class, sexuality, and disability, and to critical analyses directed towards social change and the creation of more just societies. The department is currently composed of 9 full-line faculty and 10 partial-line faculty across the College of Arts and Sciences. The department has a dynamic undergraduate program and growing MA and PhD programs.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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