The Department of Sociology and the Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSWS) program at William & Mary seeks applications for a jointly appointed tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in global labor and gender. Appointment will begin August 10, 2020. We are particularly interested in candidates with specialization in law and justice as well as research and teaching in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies. Possible areas of expertise could include: transnational flows of labor and gender, gender and work, sex work, intersectional approaches to labor, transnational feminist organizing, informal or criminalized labor, and the politics of domestic work. The candidate is expected to establish and maintain an active research program that inspires a highly motivated undergraduate student body and to teach two courses per semester, split between the Sociology Department and the GSWS Program. The successful candidate will be expected to teach “Introduction to GSWS” courses on a regular rotation.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Sociology or a related field at the time of appointment (August 10, 2020). Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.wm.edu. Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter that includes a description of research and teaching interests, and a statement outlining your potential contributions to diversity on campus. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference. For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, November 1, 2019. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed. William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The College conducts background checks on applicants for employment. Direct questions to Chair of Search Committee, Caroline Hanley, at firstname.lastname@example.org.