Instructor, I2 - Renewable, Gender & Race Job Opening

Instructor, I2 - Renewable, Gender & Race

University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Category: Instructor

The department of Gender & Race Studies seeks a renewable 1 year I2 instructor position to teach upper and lower undergraduate courses as well as graduate level courses, due to increased enrollment.

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Instructor: African American Studies and Women’s Studies
The Department of Gender and Race Studies at The University of Alabama is seeking an instructor to fill a one-year renewable instructor position in Women’s Studies, beginning August 16, 2019. The instructorship is non-tenure-earning, but is renewable based on need, funding and performance. Courses to be taught include Introduction to Women’s Studies, Introduction to African American Studies, and Undergraduate and Graduate Interdisciplinary Special Topics courses in the Critical Race Theory and Women’s Studies Fields. Ph.D. in Gender and Women’s Studies or a related field is strongly preferred. Master’s degree required. Evidence of teaching excellence is required. To apply for the position, go to and follow the additional instructions below.

The Gender and Race Studies Department at the University of Alabama was formed in 2009 when the programs in Women’s Studies and African American Studies were brought together in one academic department. Women’s Studies at the University of Alabama is one of the oldest Women’s and Gender Studies programs in the southeastern United States, founded in the mid-1970s. Coursework in African American Studies has been a part of the University of Alabama since 1970. The Department of Gender and Race Studies currently offers an undergraduate minor and an M.A. in Women’s Studies and an undergraduate minor and a major in African American Studies.

To apply, go to and complete the online application. Attach a letter of application and curriculum vitae. Send three letters of recommendation directly to: Search Committee, Gender and Race Studies, University of Alabama, Manly Hall 104, Box 870272, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0272. For more information, contact the search committee chair, Dr. Utz McKnight, at [email protected] Review of applications begins May 10, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We welcome applications from women, members of historically underrepresented minority groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more.
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Search Initiation Date: 05/03/2019 Expected Starting Date: 08/16/2019 Special Instructions to Applicants: