International Women’s and Gender Issues, and International Development

The University of Wyoming Women’s Studies Program seeks to hire a tenure track Assistant Professor with a background in the social sciences whose expertise is in international women’s and gender issues, and international development. The preferred candidate will hold a PhD with graduate credentials in women’s/gender studies, and will have regional expertise based on fieldwork and/or activism in Asia, the Middle East, or Africa (other geographical areas may be considered). The successful candidate for this position will teach a range of courses for Women’s Studies and International Studies including research methods, international development, and courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Preference will go to candidates with a completed PhD, publication(s), and teaching experience. 

Please send the following materials to Dr. Catherine Connolly, Chair, Search Committee by October 9, 2009 via electronic submission to 

1. Curriculum Vita

2. Letter of interest. This letter should be no longer than three pages and contain summaries of the candidate’s teaching experience and philosophy, current research activities and research agenda, and other pertinent information.

3. List of 3-5 references (no letters at this time).

The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, which is surrounded by the Medicine Bow National Forest, and is approximately a two-hour drive north of Denver. The WMST Program at UW is housed in the College of Arts and Sciences and has six line faculty members and an active interdisciplinary/multi-college advisory council. The University of Wyoming is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.