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Faculty Employment

Tenure Track Position - Fall 2014

The Department of Women's and Gender Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position: Interdisciplinary Research Methods and Critical Race/Ethnic Studies, at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall 2014. Responsibilities include new course development, teaching undergraduate and graduate interdisciplinary research methods, enhancing departmental connections with community organizations, and coordinating WGST 200: Introduction to Women's Studies, a general education course.


Applicants must have at minimum, an ABD in Women's and Gender Studies, or in a related field based on interdisciplinary work by the time of appointment. A Ph.D. is strongly preferred. Primary consideration will be given to applicants with a strong commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, an active research agenda in the field, and the ability to work in a culturally and racially diverse environment. Demonstrated record of research and/or work with local, regional, national or global community organizations is desirable.

Application Requirements:

  • Submitted online application at http://www.emujobs.com/postings/12483/
  • Letter of application 
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • One page teaching philosophy statement
  • One page research agenda statement
  • Contact information for three references

For more information contact Suzanne Gray, Search Committee Chair at sgray17@emich.edu or (734) 487-2517.

Review of applications will begin December 6, 2013, and will continue until position is filled.

Student Employment

The department currently accepts work-study students starting every semester. 

Work-study students are expected to provide a warm and friendly atmosphere within the Women's and Gender Studies Department while still keeping a level of professionalism.

Various task include:

  • greeting visitors
  • directing people based upon their needs
  • answering the phone and emails
  • making copies 
  • taking messages
  • other duties may be assigned as needed

For more information, contact Jennifer Stavros.



The Women's and Gender Studies Department is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold, 734.487.4344