Advanced Assistant Professor, George Washington University

The George Washington University Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) Program and the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration (TSPPPA) seek to hire a gender policy scholar for a joint appointment, full-time tenure-track position in the Trachtenberg School at the beginning to advanced Assistant Professor rank to begin as early as fall, 2017. Teaching and service will be evenly allocated between WGSS and TSPPPA. The successful candidate will complement existing research and teaching strengths in global feminisms and/or intersectionality to potentially include gender and economic policy, feminist economics, poverty, health policy, immigration, labor, LGBT policy issues, or incarceration. Applicants must have a doctoral degree (granted or in-hand by time of appointment) in a relevant social science field such as public policy, public administration, political science, economics, sociology, or other social science and be able to teach one or more core courses in both WGSS and TSPPPA programs. We seek scholars with strong methodological skills and a profile of high quality existing research or demonstrated potential for such research in gender and public policy that will support the missions of the WGSS Program and the Trachtenberg School.

To apply please complete an online faculty application at and upload a letter indicating research and teaching interests and qualifications and preferred fields/courses, a curriculum vitae, graduate school transcript, a statement of research and teaching interests, course syllabi and course evaluations (if available), sample publications or writing, and arrange for three academic letters of recommendation to be emailed to Review of applications will begin December 3, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening. The position will be filled pending final budgetary approval.