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Mellon Visiting Assistant Professor--Hart Hall Social Justice Initiative--2013-2015--UC Davis

Reference: JOB619
Application deadline: CLOSED

The Women and Gender Studies Program, Department of Chicana/o Studies, and Department of Native American Studies at the University of California, Davis invites applicants for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position supported by the Andrew Mellon Foundation. We are looking for new or recent Ph.D’s in gender/feminists studies, critical race/ethnic/indigenous, and arts/cultural studies; ideally in combination with a commitment/involvement in community development and social movements. Ph.D. must be in hand by July 1, 2013. Preference will be given to candidates with interests in developing activist research and methodologies. The position will be administered in Women and Gender Studies, Native American Studies, or Chicana/o Studies, depending on the successful candidate’s research interests, to be part of the Hart Hall Social Justice Initiative from July 1, 2013-June 30, 2015. Duties will include teaching three courses per year in social justice and critical race/ethnic/gender studies in any of the above programs/departments and participating in the organization and delivery of the social justice initiative program activities. Other responsibilities include conducting research and collaborating with faculty in the supervision of graduate and undergraduate student’s community and campus research projects.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV, and the contact information for three (3) references (we do NOT accept letters via Interfolio) through the online application form found at:


Applications are due March 8, 2013. The position is open until filled.

The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.

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