Lecturer I
Women's and Gender Studies, MIT (Cambridge, MA)
December 15, 2023
Starting Date: 
July 1, 2024
Post date: October 20, 2023

LECTURER IWomen’s and Gender Studies Program (WGS) (2 openings), to perform the duties of a full-time lecturer with full benefits.  Will teach courses in your area of specialization and WGS core courses such as Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS.101) and Feminist Thought (WGS.301). Responsibilities include teaching three courses each semester, course creation, interacting with students, curriculum revision and improvement, interacting with the program and Registrar’s office, and overseeing student thesis projects.  The standard teaching load is six courses per year.

Application Instructions 

REQUIRED: master’s degree and at least three years of teaching or teaching assistantship experience in a relevant discipline in the humanities, social sciences, or related transdisciplinary fields. PREFERRED:  graduate training in women’s, gender, and sexuality studies and/or a strong interdisciplinary background, and a research portfolio. Any questions should be directed wgs@mit.edu.

These are three-year appointments beginning July 1, 2024, with the possibility of indefinite renewals based on favorable performance reviews.

In addition to applying via the MIT website, interested candidates should send a cover letter, CV, sample syllabus, titles of three courses you would propose, one writing sample (no more than 25 pages), and the names of two reference writers to the WGS Program Manager, Stacey Lantz (slantz@mit.edu).

Initial review will begin December 15 and continue until the position is filled.

Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check.

Review Begins: 
December 18, 2023

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