Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor, Gender and Women's Studies

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Faculty

The Gender and Women’s Studies Program offers undergraduate students a vibrant and rigorous course of study that cultivates a critical understanding of the role that gender plays in the construction of identities and the social and political organization of culture. It welcomes students who are eager to explore the connections between and among the many meanings that gender – as well as race, sexuality, class and disability – has in our lives, our scholarship, our communities, and our politics.

Position Summary

The Gender and Women’s Studies Program at the University of Denver requests applications for the position of Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor, non-tenure track, with an initial appointment for the 2022-2023 academic year to begin in September 2022.  The position may be renewed for additional years depending on continued need and faculty performance.

Essential Functions

  • Teach seven different courses during the 2022-2023 academic year (i.e. two courses during two quarters and three during a third quarter).
  • Frame courses to meet university and departmental learning outcomes and assessment practices.
  • Service to Gender & Women’s Studies program as appropriate (help with quarterly events, mentoring and advising students, etc.).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrated commitment to working with diverse student and community populations.

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Gender and Women’s Studies or a related interdisciplinary field such as History by time of appointment.  
  • At least five years of university-level teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in Gender and Women’s Studies or a related interdisciplinary field such as History at time of application.
  • Experience teaching courses in a related field at the university level.  

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) Monday, 23rd, 2022.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Grade Number:
The salary grade for the position is UC.

Salary Range:
The salary range for this position is $50,000.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.

The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Cover Letter including qualifications and relevant University teaching experience
3. Teaching Statement concerning teaching philosophy
4. Information for three professional references

The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university's complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see non‑discrimination‑statement.

All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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