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Tenure-track position with the Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies and the Department of Anthropology at McGill. Please see the full job ad here. PDF of job description in English and French.
The Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies at the University of Ottawa is seeking to fill a regular faculty position (Assistant or Associate Professor) that focuses on contemporary Indigenous issues, preferably related to one or more of the following: Indigenous resistance and/or resurgence; two-spirit and queer studies; decolonial and anti-colonial critiques; and/or transnational perspectives. More information can be found here.
The Department of Sociology at Acadia University invites applications for a tenure track in the position of Assistant professor. See full ad here.
Religious Studies/ Gender Studies – Assistant Professor (Gender, Power, and Religions in “the Americas”) – Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador Location: St. John’s Campus. See full ad here.
Assistant professor (tenure stream) or associate professor with tenure to an existing department in McMaster’s Faculty of Humanities or Faculty of Social Sciences and be affiliated with Wilson College. See full ad here.
McMaster University seeks outstanding candidates for the prestigious Wilson College Endowed Chair in Leadership and Civic Studies. See full ad here.
The University of Victoria invites applications for a Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Critical Disability and Social Justice Studies.
The successful applicant will be nominated by the University for a CRC chair and, upon approval by the CRC Secretariat, will then be offered an appointment at the rank Full Professor. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2025. The home unit in the Faculty of Humanities will be determined based on best fit and consultation with the relevant unit. The CRC chair is tenable for seven years and is renewable once after successful performance review. Please see the full ad here.
The Department of Gender Studies at the University of Victoria invites applications for the position of Associate Professor with tenure or Professor with tenure, and Chair of the Department of Gender Studies. Rank and status of the appointment will be determined in accordance with the Unit Standard of the Department and the provisions of the Collective Agreement. The effective date of the appointment is July 1, 2024.
Duties will include research, teaching, and service, as well as administrative service as the Chair of the Department for a 5-year term starting July 1, 2024.
The full job posting is attached and can also be found at https://www.uvic.ca/faculty-staff/careers/faculty-and-librarian-postings/current/gndr_250_096.php
The Black Studies Program at Queen's University is looking for an administrative coordinator. Please see the full job ad here.
The Departments of Religious Studies and of Gender Studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland are seeking to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Indigenous spiritualities and feminisms, commencing January 1, 2024. Please see full job ad here.
The Department of Women & Gender Studies at St. Mary's Univeristy invites applications for an LTA for a three-year term (January 1st 2024 - December 31st 2027) with the possibility for conversion into a Tenure Track position for a Black and / or Indigenous scholar. Details of job ad can be viewed here.
The Department of Politics at York University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship to participate in the project “Liberating Migrant Labour?: International Mobility Programs in Settler-Colonial Contexts." See full post here.
The Women and Gender Studies Department at the University of Winnipeg invites applications for tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Details of the job can be seen here.
The Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Mount Allison University invites applications for a nine-month full-time sessional position at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor to begin August 15, 2023. This position is a sabbatical replacement.
Applicants should hold a PhD in Women’s and Gender Studies or a closely related field or be near completion of such. Candidates should also have experience in undergraduate teaching in the field. The successful candidate will teach a maximum of 5 courses over the term of this appointment, at all levels of the undergraduate program, including one introductory level course. Specific courses will be determined based on the needs of the program and the expertise and specialization of the successful applicant.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter describing teaching experience, areas of specialization, and your general approach to teaching in Women’s and Gender Studies. Please also provide the names and contact information for 3 referees.
Applications should be sent in a single PDF via email to:
Dr. Krista Johnston,
Associate Professor and Program Director
Women’s & Gender Studies
Mount Allison University
The review of applications will begin March 15 and continue until the position is filled.
Mount Allison acknowledges, honours, and respects that the land named Sackville, NB is part of the unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People who are the historic inhabitants, custodians, and dwellers on the land where our University is built and confirms its commitment to strengthening relationships with all Indigenous people.
Mount Allison is committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage applications from members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual and gender identities. We seek candidates with qualifications and knowledge to contribute specifically to the further diversification of our campus community.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Canadians and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.
The Departments of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSWS) and Anthropology at The University of Western Ontario are currently inviting applications for a full-time probationary (tenure stream) joint position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a specialization in any subdiscipline of Anthropology in relation to Blackness and Decolonization. The successful candidate will have a joint appointment in the two Departments with Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies as the home department. Start date will be July 2023 or as negotiated. Please see full ad here.
Limited Term Appointment in the Women and Gender Studies Program at St. Francis Xavier University. Please see full ad here.
The Department of Criminology at Toronto Metropolitan University welcomes applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor effective July 1, 2023.
The hiring committee is interested in receiving applications from candidates who have expertise in one or more of the following areas:
1) Colonialism and criminology, which may include Indigenous knowledges, laws, and ethics, and/or decolonial perspectives on settler state violence;
2) Crime and capitalism, which may include the criminalization of poverty and unhoused peoples, white collar crime, financial and corporate corruption;
3) Criminalization of health and disability, which may include cripping criminology, the policing of public health, health law and policy.
Applications from candidates who self-identify as Indigenous, Black, or a racialized person are particularly encouraged.
We are an interdisciplinary department with 19 faculty members who hold PhDs in Criminology, Geography, History, Law, Policy Studies, Political Science, Social Justice Education, Social & Political Thought, Socio-Cultural Anthropology, Sociology, and Women’s Studies.
Review of applications will begin on January 9, 2023, and will continue until the position has been filled.
See the job call attached, or go here for more info:
TMU Criminology website: https://www.torontomu.ca/criminology/
The Faculty of Arts at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton invites applications for Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Gender and Women's Studies. Please see full ad here.
York University invites applications for Full Time Professorial Stream - Assistant Professor in Gender and Islamophobia in the Deparment of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies. See full ad here or download the file here.
Mount Royal University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment for Assistant Professor in Women's and Gender Studies. We especially invite candidates who will strengthen our program’s commitment to social justice, anti-racist scholarship, and feminist technoculture, science, and/or health studies. See full ad here.
The Women and Gender Studies program at St. Francis Xavier University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2023. See full ad here.
Department of Philosophy, Saint Louis University-Madrid is looking an open rank (with preference for feminist philosophy) Assistant or Associate Professor. Please see full ad here.
Simon Fraser University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor of sociology. Please see full ad here.
The Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at McGill University is inviting applicants for a course lecturer position for Winter 2023. Full details can be seen here.
Smith College invites applications for the inaugural Gloria Steinem ’56 Endowed Chair in the Program for the Study of Women and Gender. We seek a senior scholar of women, gender and/or sexuality studies with a focus on race and/or indigeneity in any region of the world. The successful applicant will join the Program for the Study of Women and Gender with a reputation for excellence in research and teaching. Successful candidates should be prepared to engage actively with diverse students across the liberal arts. This position also offers the opportunity to participate in the Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism project, an award-winning joint venture of Smith College and Duke University Press.
See full ad here.
Queen's University is looking for an undergraduate program and administrative assistant. the Undergraduate Program and Administrative Assistant is responsible for the daily administration, operations and development of undergraduate programs in Gender Studies, including admissions, timetabling, registration, course enrolment, academic advisement in accordance with the regulations administered by the Faculty of Arts & Science, course evaluations, exams, academic and grade changes, graduation, awards, and record keeping. See the full ad here.
External Job Boards
Post-Doctoral Research Position for Asian Center for Women’s Studies, Ewha Womans University
The UBC Okanagan’s Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies Program is looking for sessional instructors for the fall for two classes (online). See details below.
TERM 1 (September 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022)
GWST 333 – Perspectives on Gendered Bodies – Online
Interdisciplinary overview of approached to gendered embodiment at the level of lived experience and of representation. Focus on the relationship of embodiment to social identity.
GWST 423 – Trans-(Gender) Feminisms – Online
Overview of the historical emergence of trans-(gender) feminisms. Focus on debates across trans, queer, and feminist scholarship, methodology, and activism. Consideration of the politics of sex/gender transformation vis-à-vis ‘race’, ‘culture’, sexuality, class, and social justice.
Applicants with a PhD in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, and relevant research and post-secondary teaching experience are preferred. Interested applicants should forward a Curriculum vitae and three names of referees, plus recent teaching evaluations (if available) to Tess Lea, via Alicia Head at email@example.com. Please send application documents in electronic format using WORD or PDF files. The deadline for applications is July 31, 2022
All positions are subject to funding and enrollment.
Applications sent by mail, please address to:
Alicia Head, Department Assistant
Community, Culture and Global Studies
University of British Columbia Okanagan
1147 Research Road
Kelowna, BC Canada V1V 1V7
Phone: 250 807-8102
Full posting (and others) can be found here.
The Women’s and Gender Studies Program and the Department of Political Studies at the University of Saskatchewan invite applications from qualified academics, for a three-year limited term appointment to teach in Women’s and Gender Studies, starting July 1, 2022. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor. Download the full job posting here.
The Women’s and Gender Studies Program at St. Francis Xavier University at St. Francis Xavier University invites applications for a nine-month Limited Term Appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning September 1, 2022. This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Full posting here.
Post-Doctoral Research Position for Asian Center for Women’s Studies, Ewha Womans University
Asian Center for Women’s Studies, Ewha Womans University, is hiring two post-doctoral researchers for a project titled <Race and Gender: Global Korea, Neo-Racialization, and Intersectionality>. The project is part of Institute Programs in Humanities & Social Sciences, National Research Foundation of Korea. You can find more information about the Asian Center for Women's Studies here.
1. Job Descriptions
· Employment period: the contract date ~ 2023.5.31. (may be extended upon evaluation)
· Monthly salary: 2,820,000 KRW (does not include social insurance and severance pay)
· Working time: Full-time
· Place of work : Asian Center for Women’s Studies, Ewha Womans University (Yeonghak-gwan, 52, Ewhayeodae-gil, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea)
2. Minimum Qualifications
· Holds Ph.D. (including a prospective Ph.D. graduate this August)
· Has expertise on race and gender related fields
· Eligible for business trip and appointments in academia
3. Hiring Information
· Procedure: (1) Document screening (2) Interview if necessary
· Number of opening positions: 1
· Application period: 2022.6.3.~6.15.
· Submission: Send the required documents in zip file via email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
*Title of the email and documents should be as follows: “Application to a Post-doctoral Researcher Position_NAME”
5. Documents to be Submitted
1) A resume with research experiences listed (format-free)
2) A final degree certificate
3) A research plan (format-free)
*Additional documents will be asked once appointments are finalized.
1) Submitted documents will not be returned.
2) Final decisions will be announced individually.
3) Final decisions may be rescinded if any discrepancy in applications is found
· Contact : 02-3277-4244
University of Regina is recruiting a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Queer Studies in Education for a full-time, tenure-track position appointment with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022. Download the full job description here: queer studies ed (131 KB)
Mount Allison University invites applications for a Sexualized Violence Response, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (SVREDI) Advocate. Read the full posting here.
The Department of Politics, York University is recruiting for a Sessional Assistant Professor in International Relations, Specialization in International Security. The job posting may be accessed via this link: Sessional Assistant Professor in International Relations.
McGill University's Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies invites applications for a course lecturer position to teach GSFS 250, Sexual and Gender Diversity Studies. Applications will be accepted until February 21, 2022. Full posting here.
Trent University invites applications for a tenure track joint appointment in the Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies and the Department of Gender and Social Justice at the rank of Assistant Professor. Full posting here.
The University of Alberta seeks candidates for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Women's and Gender Studies. The area of specialization is Transnational Feminist and Gender Studies. This is one of almost a dozen positions recently opened at the University of Alberta in a cohort hire designed to make an immediate and substantive contribution to advancing Black academic excellence at the University of Alberta. A commitment to recruiting and retaining an increasingly diverse group of excellent scholars is essential to addressing the cumulative impacts of biases and inequalities that have stood in the way of inclusive excellence. This is part of the University of Alberta’s ongoing commitment to equity, diversity and inclusivity. Read the full posting here.
York University's School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Black Feminist & Queer Studies at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2022. Read the full posting here.
Mount Royal University invites applications for one position at the rank of either Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (hired with tenure is a possibility) with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022 (negotiable). The successful candidate will be a teacher-scholar broadly trained in gender, women’s, sexuality, and/or feminist studies with expertise in field(s) that complement but do not duplicate those already represented. Fields of specialty are open, and the position will remain open until filled. We especially invite candidates who will strengthen our program’s commitment to social justice, anti-racist scholarship, and feminist technology, science, and/or health studies. Find full details of the posting here.
Huron at Western University invites applications for per-course contract instructors for 2022-2023. You can find detailed information on the courses here.
Queen's University. Applications are invited for the position of Head of the Department of Gender Studies, which houses the Gender Studies and Black Studies programs in the Faculty of Arts and Science.
- For this tenured position, we are searching for an outstanding academic at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, with proven leadership and administrative skills and scholarly expertise in studies of race and racism, anti-racism and decolonization. The ideal candidate will be an innovative and visionary thinker who has administrative experience in interdisciplinary environments, demonstrated excellence in teaching and curriculum development, proven ability to lead diverse groups of stakeholders and advocate for social and institutional change, as well as research and teaching expertise in two or more of the following areas: intersectional and transnational studies in race, gender, sexuality; critical disability studies; Black Studies; Indigenous Studies; queer and trans studies; Critical Muslim/SWANA Studies; feminist activism and solidarity work; class and socio-economic justice; and decolonial, post-colonial and/or diaspora studies.
- Throughout its thirty-five-year history, the Department has demonstrated a longstanding and steadfast commitment to social justice work both at and outside of the university and across local, national, and international scales. Centering the importance of challenging and addressing interlocking systems of power and how they manifest across structures and relationships, the Department is committed to interdisciplinary and intersectional knowledge production which provides students with critical thinking skills, experiential learning opportunities devoted to community-based activism, and tools for future leadership. The Department demonstrates an ongoing commitment to activist work, has made intersectional approaches to race and gender central to both its curriculum and hiring processes, and plays a leadership role on campus and in the local community by initiating much-needed conversations among faculty, staff, and students.
- Applications are to be directed to: Lynda Jessup, Chair of the Search Committee, c/o Danielle Gugler, Faculty of Arts and Science, Queen’s University. Electronic submissions can be forwarded to email@example.com. Applicants who prefer to send their submission by post, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications must be submitted by Monday, February 14 2022.
- A complete application consists of:
- a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status; see position description for details);
- a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications);
- a 2-page statement outlining experience in administration and leadership
- a 2-page statement of research interests;
- a 1–2-page teaching philosophy statement; and,
- The names and contact information of three references.
- References, representative publications, and teaching outlines and evaluations will be collected only at the shortlist stage.
McMaster University is now seeking candidates for two new roles Director, Sexual Violence Prevention & Response Office and Anti-Oppression Programs, and Case Manager, Sexual Violence Response. The Committee will begin its review of candidates in February with an ideal start date in April 2022. You can read the full job postings here.
Student position. Front End Developer & Analyst. Starting September 2022 (renewable up to 5 years). Open to students in any graduate program in Canada and the United States. Deadline: Feb 1. More info: https://carleton.ca/transmedialab/2021/developer-analyst-fall2022/
Stanford University seeks an outstanding scholar (at the associate or full professor level) whose work and teaching substantially contribute to feminist, gender, and sexuality studies, broadly conceived, and who preferably has experience in leading interdisciplinary programs. The position will be housed in a humanities or social sciences department and will be affiliated with the Program in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (FGSS).
McMaster University is seeking a Director, Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office & Anti-Oppression Programs. Review of applications to begin early August 2021.
Brock University The Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies (WGST) and the Department of Sociology (SOCI) at Brock University invites applications for a tenure-track cross-appointment (housed in WGST) effective July 1st, 2021.
McMaster University The Faculty of Humanities at McMaster University invites applications for a three-year, contractually limited appointment as Assistant Professor of Gender and Global Social Justice to teach in the Gender Studies and Feminist Research and Global Peace and Social Justice (formerly Peace Studies) programs.
St. Mary's University The Department of Social Justice & Community Studies (SJCS) at Saint Mary’s University, on unceded Mi’kmaq territory, invites applications for an eight-month contractually limited-term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective 1 September 2021. Applications will be considered beginning April 16, 2021.
University of Guelph The Classical Studies program in the School of Languages and Literatures together with the Sexualities, Genders, and Social Change program at the University of Guelph invite applications for one three-year CLA position at the Assistant Professor level to commence on 1 July 2021. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Acadia University The ESST and WGST Interdisciplinary programs invite applications for a cross-appointed, tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin on July 1, 2021. For the full application, visit here.
McMaster University is pleased to announce a cohort hiring initiative of up to twelve appointments of emerging and established academics and scholars who will contribute to the advancement of Black academic excellence across all six McMaster Faculties.
Duke University Press is seeking a Journals Production Coordinator for their Editorial, Design, and Production team. The application deadline is March 5, 2021.
University of Guelph The Classical Studies program in the School of Languages and Literatures together with the Sexualities, Genders, and Social Change program at the University of Guelph invite applications for one three-year CLA position at the Assistant Professor level to commence on 1 July 2021.
University of Ottawa The Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies at the University of Ottawa, located on the traditional and unceded territory of the Anishinabe-Algonquin people, is accepting applications for one (1) tenure-track position in Afrofeminist studies, commencing July 1st 2021.
Brock University The Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies (WGST) and the Department of Sociology (SOCI) at Brock University invites applications for a tenure-track cross-appointment (housed in WGST) effective July 1st, 2021. The rank of the position is open (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) and subject to budgetary approval. The ideal applicant will be working in the fields of critical socio-legal studies, Indigenous law, and transformative justice. The closing date is April 6, 2021.
Associate Professor in Black Feminist Histories and Thought in the Department of Historical and Cultural Studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC), commencing July 1, 2021. The application deadline is November 2, 2020. For the full job posting, please click here.
Assistant or Associate Professor in Socio-Legal Studies in the Department of Criminology in the Faculty of Arts at Ryerson University, effective 1 July 2021. The application deadline is November 16, 2020. The full posting can be found here.
Assistant Professor in Decolonial, Intersectional, Anti-Racist Feminisms (Tenure-Track) in the Department of Gender Studies, University of Victoria, commencing July 1, 2021. The application deadline is December 1, 2020, at midnight PST. For more information, please click here.
Postdoctoral Researcher in Social Media at the Social Media Collective. Postdoctoral researchers are hired for a two-year term appointment following the academic calendar, starting in July 2021. The position is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The application deadline is December 1, 2020. For the full posting, please visit here.
Researcher, EDID. The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences in Ottawa, Ontario is hiring a short-term Independent Contractor position for a Researcher, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Decolonization (EDID). The application deadline is December 4, 2020. For the full posting, see here.
Coordinator, Sexualized Violence Response and Education at Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. The application deadline is December 4, 2020. Find the full posting here.
Assistant Professor in Public History and Colonialism (with an expertise in digital humanities) at the University of Ottawa, commencing July 1, 2021. The application deadline is December 11, 2020. For the full posting, please visit here.
Associate Vice President, Indigenization and Decolonization at Mount Royal University. The application deadline is January 15, 2021. For more details on the posting, visit here.
Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, Gender, Globalization, and Violence (a one-year Contractually Limited Term Appointment) in the Women's and Gender Studies Institute, University of Toronto (St. George campus). The application closing date is January 26, 2021. View the full posting here.