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04 May 2015

POSITION: One-year Lecturer in Gender, Race, and Identity (Reno,Nevada, fall 2015)


WHAT one-year Lecturer in Gender, Race, and Identity, position

WHEN fall 2015 (with the possibility of renewal for up to two additional years)

WHERE University of Nevada, Reno, 1664 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89503, USA


The Gender, Race, and Identity (GRI) Program at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a one-year lecturer position to begin Fall 2015 with the possibility of renewal for up to two additional years. The GRI program offers a major in Women’s Studies, minors in Women’s Studies, Ethnic Studies, Religious Studies, and Holocaust, Genocide, and Peace Studies, and a graduate certificate in Gender, Race and Identity Studies. Area of study and discipline are open, but the successful candidate will have a background in feminist approaches and teaching interests in intersections of gender, race, class, ethnicity, and/or sexuality. The position includes a teaching load of 4-4 and some service commitments. The successful candidate should expect to teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses, such as introduction to women’s/gender studies and courses in feminist theory and methods. The lecturer will also have the opportunity to develop courses in an area of expertise. Ability to teach courses in Ethnic Studies or other GRI programs is highly desirable. Applicants must have completed the Ph.D. and be eligible to work in the United States prior to the start of appointment on July 1, 2015.


The University of Nevada, Reno, requires that applications be submitted athttps://www.unrsearch.com/postings/17565. To apply, complete the brief form and submit a letter of application that outlines teaching excellence, CV with reference contact information, and two sample syllabi. All applications must be submitted electronically no later than May 18, 2015. Additional materials such as letters of recommendation may be requested later.



AA/EEO Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. The University of Nevada is the state’s historic land-grant institution; it serves approximately 20,000 students. The university is ranked as a Tier 1 institution by “U.S. News and World Report” and offers an array of degree programs at all levels. Reno is located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, a 30-minute drive from Lake Tahoe. Reno/Tahoe is recognized as a world-class outdoor recreation area. Additional areas of interest in the proximity include: The Black Rock Desert, Sacramento, Yosemite National Park, Napa/Sonoma, the Bay Area, and San Francisco. University of Nevada homepage: http://www.unr.edu 

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