[URBANTH-L]JOB: African Feminisms and Their Diasporas

Angela Jancius jancius at ohio.edu
Sun Nov 4 12:51:46 EST 2007

forwarded from: Christine Gailey <christine.gailey at ucr.edu>

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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