Gender and Sexuality Studies - Assistant Professor

  • St. Lawrence University
  • Canton, New York, USA
  • Sep 14, 2021
Full time Humanities: Other Women's Studies/Gender Studies

Job Description


The Gender and Sexuality Studies Program at St. Lawrence University is seeking applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor beginning in the fall of 2022. The successful candidate will teach a 3/3 load including: Gender & Society (an introductory class focusing on intersectional approaches to gender); Research Methods; Advanced Gender/Feminist/Queer Theory; and courses in your research expertise. We encourage candidates to teach in the St. Lawrence University First-Year Program and Sophomore Journeys Program, preferably after a successful Mid-Tenure Probationary Review. Candidates will also mentor and advise undergraduates on their thesis projects, contribute to service in the Program and University, and carry out a robust research agenda. The program requires faculty to mentor student praxis projects.


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Preferred and Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. by time of appointment; evidence of the ability to develop into an excellent teacher (as demonstrated by sample syllabi and course evaluations); and evidence of the ability to develop into a prolific scholar (as demonstrated by dissertation, conference presentations, and/or other publications); commitment to activism. 

Preferred Qualifications

Experience interacting with diverse communities, and/or evidence of a commitment to incorporate intergroup dialogue or restorative teaching methods to effectively engage broadly diverse student populations.

Application Details

Interested applicants must apply online at uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section. Applications should be received by October 25, 2021; review will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Val Lehr, Search Chair at

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.


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