Assistant Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies – LGBT, Queer, or Sexuality Studies (Tenure Track)

Position Summary:
Gettysburg College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor in the interdisciplinary Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program beginning August 2015.


The successful candidate must have graduate training in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies with a specialization LGBT, Queer, or Sexuality Studies. Teaching experience is encouraged. We are open to a variety of theoretical and disciplinary approaches to the area of specialization and have an interest in candidates prepared to teach a course in the psychology of gender. We also welcome candidates with expertise in global sexualities to apply.  Candidates must have a commitment to teaching and advising in the liberal arts tradition, be engaged in a strong research program, and are encouraged to involve undergraduate students in their research.  The successful candidate will teach introductory Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies courses to majors and non-majors, as well as upper level courses in their area of specialization and contribute to the College's First Year Seminar program. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment.

Application Details:

Applicants should apply online here.  A cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy must be submitted.  The statement of teaching philosophy must include the candidate's experience, ability to design and assess learning outcomes, and research goals.  In addition, applicants should enter the names and email addresses of three professional references.  After the applicant completes their on-line application, the professional references indicated will be contacted by Gettysburg College via email to submit letters of recommendation electronically.  At least one of the reference letters should be able to speak to the candidate's teaching effectiveness. Applications received by November 7, 2014 will be given fullest consideration.  Letters of recommendation must be received by November 14, 2014.   Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Lidia HwaSoon Anchisi Hopkins at

Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of approximately 2,600 students. Gettysburg College celebrates diversity and welcomes applications from members of any group that has been historically underrepresented in the American academy. The College assures equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, and disability.