Vacancy: Visiting Assistant Professor in Gender and Disability, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Department of Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is looking to hire a Visiting Assistant Professor for the academic year 2015-2016 in Gender and Disability. The VAP will teach two courses a semester, four courses for the year. Three of these courses must work at the intersections of disability and gender; there is greater flexibility for the fourth course. Ideally candidates will be able to teach the courses “Visualizing Bodies” and “Disability and Gender in Film” in the Fall semester, but this is not a requirement. The contract year for this position runs from 24th August 2015 through 22nd May 2016.

Candidates should have a PhD in hand by 24th August 2015 in Disability Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies or another relevant discipline. Beginning salary is $43,772. If the Ph.D. is not in hand by this date, the candidate may be hired as a Visiting Instructor at a lower salary.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, C.V., and sample syllabi to Associate Chair Christina Ewig ( and Su Ann Rose ( by 15th July 2015. Please have two letters of recommendation sent under separate cover. If you have questions, please contact Christina Ewig.

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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