Vada A. Yeomans Endowed Chair of Women’s Studies at the rank of Associate or Full Professor

The Center for Women's Studies and Gender Research at the University of Florida

Job type: tenure track

Application deadline: November 15, 2014


The CENTER FOR WOMEN’S STUDIES AND GENDER RESEARCH at the UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA invites applications and nominations for the Vada A. Yeomans Endowed Chair of Women’s Studies at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Candidates should have demonstrated expertise in the area of GENDER AND HEALTH and may have backgrounds in a broad range of fields, including African American studies, anthropology, ethnic studies, history, medical humanities, political science, psychology, sociology, women’s studies, and other area studies. Scholars whose work focuses on the intersections of gender with other dimensions of diversity such as ability, class, ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation, are particularly encouraged to apply. The Endowed Chair is expected to be an enthusiastic contributor to the Center’s interdisciplinary approach to research, teaching, and service by maintaining a productive program of research, supervising undergraduate and graduate research, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, and engaging actively in Center governance and program building. The position starts in August 2015 and salary is commensurate with qualifications; a Ph.D. is required.

The Center is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ability, class, ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment, for example, through their research, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, and sexual minority, transgender, and gender non-conforming people. The university and greater Gainesville community enjoy a diversity of culture, music, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activity, and social opportunities, including organizations that support the interests of people from varied backgrounds.

To apply, please submit curriculum vitae, letter of application describing experiences and qualifications related to this position, and contact information for three references via the https://jobs.ufl.edu/ website ( Primary Category: women, gender, and sexuality; secondary category: health and health care).  For additional information, contact Dr. Connie Shehan (Cshehan@ufl.edu) or Dr. Trysh Travis (ttravis@ufl.edu).

For more information, please visit http://www.histmed.org/announcements/jobs/jobs-center-for-womens-studies-and-gender-research-university-of-florida-1000.

Posted: October 27, 2014