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Mon Nov 22 2010

Jobs: Sexuality Studies: Post Doc, Northwestern University

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        1.     Clare Forstie , Sexuality Studies (Social Scientific Approaches): Post Doc, Northwestern University, IL, USA

Message 1: Sexuality Studies (Social Scientific Approaches): Post Doc, Northwestern University, IL, USA
Date: 22-Nov-2010
From: Clare Forstie <sexualitynorthwestern.edu>
Subject: Sexuality Studies (Social Scientific Approaches): Post Doc, Northwestern University, IL, USA
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University or Organization: Northwestern University
Department: Gender Studies Program
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address: http://www.genderstudies.northwestern.edu/
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Anthropological Linguistics; Sexuality Studies (Social Scientific Approaches)


Description:

The Gender Studies Program at Northwestern University invites applications
for a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in social scientific approaches to
sexuality studies, to run September 2011 - August 2013. Applications are
welcome from scholars who study sexuality from a social science perspective
(broadly construed). The Fellow will be affiliated with both the Gender
Studies Program and a department at Northwestern, which must be either
Anthropology, History, Human Development and Social Policy, Linguistics,
Performance Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, or
Sociology. That is, the Fellow must have relevant expertise in both
sexuality studies and one of these fields, and must be prepared to teach
courses that are cross-listed in both Gender Studies and the affiliated
department.

The Fellow will pursue a program of independent scholarship under the
guidance of a faculty mentor and will teach two undergraduate courses each
year. The Fellow will also be expected to assist in the organization of
on-campus educational activities such as an annual workshop, as part of a
new interdisciplinary initiative on sexuality and health in social context.

Applicants must have completed all the requirements for the Ph.D. (or
equivalent) by September 1, 2011, or have received their degree within the
last five years. The stipend is $45,000+benefits in the first year of the
fellowship and $46,350+benefits in the second year. In addition, the Fellow
is eligible for $2,000/year to fund research and conference travel, and up
to $2,000 for allowable relocation expenses in the first year.
In order to ensure full consideration, all application materials must be
received by February 15, 2011. Applicants should send the following
materials in PDF format by email attachment to the email address below,
with the subject heading of "Postdoc Application":
1) a cover letter: Please briefly situate your work in relation to the
field of sexuality studies. Please identify the department(s) with which
you are qualified to be affiliated, from among the above list. Optionally,
please identify a possible faculty mentor in that department or in Gender
Studies. Please address the question of your experience within
interdisciplinary academic environments.
2) a full curriculum vitae
3) a two-page summary of the dissertation
4) a two-page research plan for the fellowship period (this may include,
but should extend beyond, revisions to the dissertation)
5) titles and short descriptions of at least two courses that you could
teach and that might be appropriate for cross-listing between Gender
Studies and your department
6) a writing sample consisting of either a dissertation chapter or an article
7) a full graduate school transcript from your doctoral-degree-granting
institution
In addition, please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent,
either by email to the same address (subject heading: "Postdoc application
letter of reference"). One letter should be from the dissertation chair,
and at least one should comment on teaching qualifications.

Administrative questions should be directed to Clare Forstie at the email
address below. Substantive questions may be addressed to H├ęctor Carrillo at
hectornorthwestern.edu or Steve Epstein at s-epsteinnorthwestern.edu. For
more information about any of the participating departments or programs,
see http://offices.northwestern.edu/browse/A/academic.

AA/EOE: Applications from women and minorities are especially encouraged.

Application Deadline: 15-Feb-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Clare Forstie
Gender Studies Program, Sexuality Studies Postdoc
Northwestern University
Kresge Hall 2-321
Evanston, IL 60208-2211
USA
Email Address for Applications: sexualitynorthwestern.edu
Contact Information:
Clare Forstie
Email: sexualitynorthwestern.edu

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