[URBANTH-L]position announcement

Dr. Rachel H. Adler radler at tcnj.edu
Mon Sep 24 17:31:30 EDT 2007

*/Women’s and Gender Studies, South Asia Focus/: *The College of New 
Jersey invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor 
position in Women’s and Gender Studies, starting in Fall 2008. 
Requirements include a Women's Studies Ph.D. or Ph.D. in a relevant 
field with a graduate certificate or equivalent credential in Women’s 
Studies at the time of employment; a strong commitment to teaching; and 
a record of scholarship. Research interests may include local/global 
linkages in women’s experiences and movements, 
transnational/postcolonial feminisms, gendered cultural practices--with 
a focus in South Asia. Expertise in additional geographical regions is 

Women’s and Gender Studies is a well established and developed program 
that offers a major and minor, and is affiliated with an undergraduate 
women’s leadership program. It also serves the Liberal Learning program 
for all undergraduates. The position entails teaching introductory and 
advanced courses in Women’s and Gender Studies, particularly courses 
that fulfill Global Perspectives requirements for majors and non-majors. 
The position normally carries a 3/3 load, with the possibility of a 
reduced load to pursue research. The successful candidate will have the 
opportunity to create new courses which may be crosslisted with other 

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program is housed within the School of 
Culture and Society, a liberal arts school devoted to the humanities and 
social sciences, to interdisciplinary and international study, to 
research for undergraduates, and to service learning and community-based 

The College, one of the most selective public colleges in the nation, 
aspires to offer a premier public undergraduate educational experience. 
Primarily residential and undergraduate, it has 5,900 FTE students and 
350 full-time faculty. The beautiful 258-acre campus is located between 
Princeton and Trenton, in the midst of the metropolitan region from 
Washington to Boston, and close to New York City and Philadelphia. For 
further information about the College, please visit our website at 
www.tcnj.edu <http://www.tcnj.edu>.

To enrich education through diversity, the College of New Jersey is an 
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of 
minority groups are encouraged to apply. Please send letter of 
application with vita, letters of recommendation: Deborah Compte, Search 
Committee Chair, Women’s and Gender Studies Program, The College of New 
Jersey, PO Box 7718, Ewing, NJ 08628-0718. E-mail: dcompte at tcnj.edu 
<mailto:dcompte at tcnj.edu>. Applications will be accepted until the 
position is filled, but for full consideration, applications should be 
postmarked by November 1, 2007.

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