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Part-time Lecturer in Women's Studies

Centre for Women's Studies
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
38,832 - 47,722 a year, reduced pro rata
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Role Description

The Centre for Women’s Studies (CWS), affiliated to the Departments of English and Related Literature and Sociology and one of the UK’s leading postgraduate centres for feminist research and teaching, seeks to appoint an outstanding member of staff on a teaching and scholarship contract. You will be based in CWS and will undertake postgraduate teaching of the highest international standards, making a major contribution to the pedagogic standing, research supervision and culture of  CWS and the Departments.

You will play a full part in teaching, supervision and administration in the Centre, including in the development of new modules. In particular, the person appointed will be the Programme Director of a new European Master’s programme (GEMMA)  in Women’s/Gender Studies at York, working in partnership with other European universities to deliver a high quality and prestigious Master's programme.You will have a PhD in Women’s/Gender Studies, or in a relevant area, and extensive post graduate teaching experience of interdisciplinary Women’s/ Gender Studies. We seek to appoint someone who has expertise in feminist and gender theory. Those with interests in and knowledge of feminist cultural studies, digital cultures, masculinities, genders and sexualities and/or queer theory are encouraged to apply, although other areas of expertise are not excluded from consideration. We particularly welcome applicants who have teaching and supervision expertise in a variety of global contexts, or clear evidence of being able to extend their primary focus. Previous experience of teaching at postgraduate level and of PhD supervision is essential.

Please contact Professor Victoria Robinson, Director of CWS- if you require further information.

This post is available on a fixed-term basis for a period of three years from 1 September 2018.  The hours of work are 22.2 per week (60% of full-time).

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