Tenure track or tenured Assistant or Associate Professor

Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality, University of Virginia
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Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality, University of Virginia

The Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality at the University of Virginia’s invites applications for a tenure track or tenured appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Black feminist theory and/or Black queer studies. Research centering global and transnational approaches to understanding Black gender and/or sexual inequality is preferred. In addition to pursuing an outstanding research program, the successful candidate will be expected to provide effective instruction and advising to a diverse population of graduate and undergraduate students. The department is especially committed to interdisciplinary research and teaching. Our faculty work with colleagues across various disciplines, subfields, and methodological backgrounds in the College of Arts & Sciences.


Applicants must be on track to receive a PhD in a relevant field in the Arts, Humanities, or Social Sciences by May 2021 and must hold a PhD at the time of appointment.

Organization Summary

In 1819, Thomas Jefferson founded the University of Virginia and inaugurated a bold experiment. Two centuries later, Jefferson’s vision thrives. Across Grounds - and throughout the world - UVA students, faculty, staff and alumni challenge convention, break barriers and pursue the greater good.

The University of Virginia is made up of eleven schools and affiliated foundations in Charlottesville plus the College at Wise in Southwest Virginia.

The University of Virginia Health System is a renowned academic medical center committed to providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The University's Medical Center, School of Medicine and Physicians Group are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education and research.

At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers a comprehensive list of benefits and services to help staff and faculty meet their personal and family needs.

Job Overview

Job Type
Full time

50 Rotunda Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22904
United States

How to Apply

***Please note ALL REQUESTED documents MUST be uploaded in the cv/resume box and you can combine documents into one PDF.***
***Applications that do not contain all the required documents will not receive full consideration.***
Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs: search for posting # R0020702, complete the application, and attach the following:

• A cover letter of interest that describes your research agenda as well as a statement describing how your courses, research, and/or service have helped, or will help, students to develop intercultural competencies and advance excellence through diversity, equity, and inclusion within academic institutions, the field of gender and sexuality studies, or broader community engagements.
• A statement of teaching philosophy
• A C.V.
• Three letters of recommendation that the candidate must request be sent to [email protected].

We will begin to review applications on January 18, 2021, the position will remain open until filled. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2021, with an anticipated start date of August 25, 2021.

For questions about the application process, please contact [email protected], 434-982-2961. Questions regarding the application process should be directed to: Nicole Robinson, Faculty Search Advisor at [email protected].