Assistant Professor of Black Trans and Queer Studies at the University of Colorado

The Department of Women and Gender Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the field of Black trans and/or queer studies. The department is especially interested in an interdisciplinary scholar whose work draws upon Black feminist/queer/trans radical thought and engages with critical, abolitionist, and/or decolonial frameworks. The historical period and geographical focus of research are open. Interdisciplinary scholarship is strongly encouraged.

The standard teaching load per semester-based academic year is 2-1. The anticipated start date for the appointment begins on August 15, 2022. The estimated salary range for this position is $80,000-$90,000, plus moving, and start-up funds to be determined upon acceptance of the position. Candidates must have the PhD or equivalent terminal degree awarded before the start of the appointment.

Full consideration will be given to applicants who apply by November 30, 2021, and the department will continue screening applicants until the position is filled.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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