Position Announcement: Women's and Gender Studies/American Studies

Assistant Professor of American Studies and Women and Gender Studies

The American Studies Program and the Women and Gender Studies Program at Sewanee: The University of the South invites applications for an equally shared joint tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting Fall 2015. We seek a scholar working at the intersection of questions of race and gender in the U.S.

We are particularly interested in candidates whose work focuses on contemporary social issues, broadly defined. In addition to offering courses in their area of expertise, the successful candidate will contribute to the programs required courses, including a theory and method course. A Ph.D. in a relevant field is required by the time of appointment.

American Studies is a well-established program that graduates 8-10 majors each year. Women and Gender Studies is a growing program that has offered a minor for 15 years and is in the process of establishing a major. Tenure-track faculty members teach five courses each academic year.

The University of the South comprises a highly-regarded College of Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology.  It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds.  It is located on a striking, 13,00-acre campus on Tennessee Cumberland Plateau within driving distance of Nashville and Chattanooga.

Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three confidential
letters of recommendation by November 15, 2014 to:


The University of the South is committed to creating and maintaining a
diverse campus environment.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity
educational institution and welcome all qualified applicants without regard
to their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national
origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

Julie Berebitsky
Professor, History and Women's & Gender Studies
Sewanee: The University of the South
735 University Avenue
Sewanee, TN   37383