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SUNY Oneonta Assistant Professor - Women's and Gender Studies in Oneonta, New York

Assistant Professor - Women's and Gender Studies



Department:Women's and Gender Studies

Locations:Oneonta, NY

Posted:Mar 13, 2023


Position ID:159995


Job Description:

SUNY Oneonta is a public college in Central New York, enrolling about 6,500 students in bachelor's, master's and graduate certificate programs. Most of SUNY Oneonta's main campus lies within the City of Oneonta, which is located in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, the City of Oneonta is the largest municipality in a rural region dominated by agriculture and tourism.

Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially and live purposefully. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance and culture. The college's and ratings are 4.5 and 4.1, respectively.

Beyond campus, many residents enjoy the natural beauty of the Catskills. Outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and running are among the most popular. Several ski areas nearby typically operate for seasons lasting over 100 days beginning in late November or early December. During the summer, boating, swimming and other water sports are popular on lakes throughout the region.

The Department of Women's and Gender Studies at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2024. Expectations include, but are not limited to, teaching, research, student advisement, college service, and continuing professional development.

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Duties include but not limited to: teaching core courses within the women's and gender studies major, in areas such as global and transnational feminisms, introductory courses in women's and gender studies, feminist theories, and other courses to meet department needs. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in scholarly activities, participate actively in student advising and mentorship, contribute to the growth of the department, and participate broadly in university life. There will be opportunities to develop new courses in area(s) of candidate's specialize in and to participate in cross-disciplinary initiatives.


Required qualifications:PhD in women's and gender studies; minimum of three months teaching experience; ability to teach courses listed in duties above; evidence of teaching effectiveness; demonstrated commitment to intersectional approaches to gender and sexuality; research experience focused on gender and colonialism, South Asian women's history, political violence and nationalism, transnational and global feminisms, gender politics, and/or postcolonial theory; experience conducting interdisciplinary research; evidence of suitable and productive program of scholarship; evidence of the capability to provide effective mentoring to students; experience working with diverse populations and/or teaching pedagogies and/or multicultural teaching experience.

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Application Instructions:

Application Instructions:

To apply online go to: Please upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (official required at time of appointment). Contact information for three professional references is required.