This position is a junior-level tenure eligible faculty position in the area of Modern LGBTQ history to strengthen LGBTQ scholarship and course offerings at VCU. The faculty member should have a clearly defined research agenda and potential for scholarship to complement and expand existing expertise in the Department. The faculty member will have demonstrated experience working and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
This position is one of three tenure-eligible searches in LGBTQ Studies taking place in a range of disciplinary settings during the AY2018 as a major hiring initiative in the College of Humanities and Sciences. These new hires will work alongside other faculty with expertise in LGBTQ topics across the College and the University to expand VCU’s LGBTQ-related curriculum, research profile, and community engagement efforts.
1. Teaching responsibilities: Develop courses in Modern LGBTQ history and Oral History Theory and Practice for undergraduate and graduate students.
2. Research: Clearly defined research agenda to complement and expand expertise in the department.
3. Service: The faculty member will serve on Department, College, and/or University committees as necessary, as well as in a professional capacity in their field (reviewer, conference organizer, etc.)
Proof that all requirements for the PhD are complete prior to August 1, 2018. Has clearly defined research agenda, and demonstrated potential for scholarship and teaching that complements and expands existing expertise in the department.
The faculty member will have demonstrated experience working and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
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