[URBANTH-L]JOB: African Feminisms and Their Diasporas
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African Feminisms and Their Diasporas
The Department of Women's Studies at the University of California, Riverside
is conducting an open rank search for a full-time, tenured or tenure-track
position in African feminisms construed in the broadest sense including
Africa and the various locations that comprise the African Diaspora.
Position will begin July 1, 2008. Candidates with primary research strength
in one or more of the following areas will be considered: (1) global
theorizations of African feminisms; (2) comparative perspectives on gender
and sexuality studies in the African Diaspora; (3) conceptual approaches on
blackness and Africanness in feminist contexts; (4) women, gender and
Pan-African consciousness; (5) comparative feminist interpretations of the
African Diaspora; (6) transnational feminist diasporic movements; and (7)
representations of women in the African Diaspora (in literature, visual
arts, media and other artistic expressions). The successful candidate will
teach core and elective courses in! women, gender, and/or sexuality studies
within a transnational focus and will undertake curricular development.
Ph.D. required. Please send Curriculum Vitae, letter of application, letters
of recommendation, and other supporting materials to: Christine Gailey,
Chair of Search Committee, Department of Women's Studies, University of
California, Riverside, CA 92521. Review of completed applications will begin
on December 15, 2007 and will continue until the position is filled.
Applicants for assistant professors should arrange for three letters of
reference to be sent by their authors. Applicants for associate or full
professor should include the names and addresses of at least three referees.
All applicants must submit a writing sample and evidence of teaching
ability. Salary commensurate with education and experience. The University
of California, Riverside, is an EEO/AA employer.
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