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Network Chair, The Image Research Network

The duties of the Academic Lead position fall into three categories:

Chair of Research Network

·           Content Leadership: To connect the content direction of the Research Networks to current trends in the field/s.

·           Advocacy: To advocate the mission of the Research Networks within broader research communities.

·           Advisory Board: Responsible for co-reviewing of applications and proposing new Board Members.

·           Network Partners: To make efforts to expand the Research Network by adding institutional partners.

Chair of Annual Conference

·           Location and Partner Suggestion: Help secure locations and host institutions for future conferences.

·           Annual Theme: Co-write the annual theme with Chief Social Scientist and/or Local Conference Co-Chair.

·           Plenary Speaker Curation: Recommend Plenary Speakers for annual conference.

·           Hosting: Attend annual conference, acting as co-host with the Chief Social Scientist and/or Local Conference Co-Chair.

Editor of Journal and Book Series

·           Special Issue: Option to curate special issues.

·           Invite: Shape the content published by soliciting invited papers or book titles.

·           Access: Your institution gains access to all content produced by the Research Network.

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In spirit, we are looking for someone who really wants to make the most of the platform of the Research Network to set an agenda. In these roles you will have the full support of a dedicated full-time staff: Conference Producer, Managing Editor, Communications Team.

The term for the Research Network Academic Lead is 3 years and can be renewed.

While there is no fixed application form, your proposal should include:

  1. A cover letter outlining your interest and relevant experience
  2. CV
  3. A simple statement of your vision for the Research Network during your three-year tenure. One or two pages will likely suffice though you are not constrained to this length if you wish to make a longer statement.

Applicants are asked to send the above to Tamsyn Gilbert, Research Network Producer: (tamsyn@cgnetworks.org).

The final deadline for applications is: 31 July 2019.

Lecturer, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Deakin University

The School of Communication and Creative Arts is home to leading academics across many fields, and has a strong ethic of critical and creative inquiry. Deakin ranks among the top 100 university globally for Communication and Media Studies and Performing Arts.

We are seeking an early career Academic to teach in gender studies and/or sexuality studies. You will be expected to contribute to research and teach in both undergraduate and postgraduate programs. 

This is a full-time, ongoing role based out of our Burwood Campus in Melbourne and/or the Geelong Campuses.

This role is a Teaching and Research Level B.

Applications close: 23 May 2019 AUS Eastern Standard Time

Detail: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/949/cw/en/job/494262/lecturer-gender-and-sexuality-studies

Visiting Assistant Professor in Media and Gender Studies, The College of William & Mary

The programs of Film & Media Studies, and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at William & Mary invite applications for a one-year non-tenure-track position as Visiting Assistant Professor. The successful applicant will be joint appointed to both programs, and teach (3:3 load) courses that support the core curriculum, including FMST 250 and GSWS 205, as well as electives that enhance current offerings. Preferred areas of expertise include feminist or queer filmmaking, television studies, video art, game studies, animation, virtual reality, or global media as well as work with gender, queer, critical race, or postcolonial theory.

Review Begin Date: 03/12/2019

Detail: https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/34657

Associate Professor (tenure track leading to full professor), The Department of Arts, Culture and Media at the University of Groningen 

Due Date: June 2, 2019

The selected candidate will receive funding to appoint her own PhD candidate from the start. Moreover, during the first three years of the appointment 60% of the time will be devoted to research (40% teaching).

Job description

We are looking for a female scholar in the field of cognitive semiotics and/or aesthetics (e.g. cognitive narratology, arts and cognitive evolution, arts and emotion, arts and embodied cognition). The candidate should also bring a solid background in at least one art discipline: film studies, (pop) music studies, literary studies, theater/performance studies or visual studies. Furthermore, the candidate should be able and willing to take a broader perspective on the cognitive functioning of the arts.

Qualifications

We encourage you to apply if you have:

•    a PhD degree for, preferably, at least 2 years on reference date 01/06/2019

•    a research record of publications in international top journals and/or in peer-reviewed books

•    proven independent and international recognition

•    experience in various working environments in different countries

•    acquired success in external funding for research projects (where possible and relevant)

•    teaching experience or a proven inclination for teaching demonstrated by tutoring/mentoring of individuals or small groups

•    demonstrated organizational qualities and communication skills

•    an innovative research idea and a challenging outlook for the future which takes into account the international research landscape in your field of specialization

•    the ability to communicate, teach and publish in English (CEFR C1 level for reading, listening, writing, speaking). Knowledge of Dutch or willingness to learn it within a reasonable period of time may be one of the conditions for tenure (CEFR B2 for reading and listening, and CEFR B1 for writing and speaking) within two years.

Conditions of employment

In accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities we offer you:

•    a Tenure Track position leading to full professor

•    a flying start with your research because you will get funding to appoint your own PhD candidate

•    based on your qualifications and work experience, salaries range from € 5,039 (salary scale 13 Dutch Universities) up to a maximum of € 6,738 (scale 14)

•    a holiday allowance of 8% gross allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus.

•    232 holiday hours per calendar year for full time employment.

•    paid maternity and parental leave

•    the possibility to work part-time (90% or 80%)

•    an employee pension scheme.

During the first three years of the tenure-track position your appointment is divided into 40% teaching and 60% research. In the following two years the ratio is 50/50%.

We acknowledge that talented prospective staff often have talented spouses or partners who also wish to further their Careers therefore we offer Dual-Career Support:

https://www.rug.nl/about-us/work-with-us/that-is-why/dual-career-support/

For more information about our Tenure Track career path please see following brochure: https://www.rug.nl/about-us/work-with-us/that-is-why/career-opportunities/tenuretrackpolicymemorandum2017.pdf

Application

You may apply for this position until 2 June 11.59 pm / before 3 June 2019 (CEST)

We invite you to submit a complete application including:

1. a full curriculum vitae including a complete list of publications (CV attachment)

2. a letter of motivation (Letter of motivation attachment)

3. a 3-5 page statement of your research accomplishments and future research goals (Extra attachment)

4. a list of five selected ‘best papers’ (preferably including copies) (Extra attachment 2)

5. the names and contact information (including email address) of three referees (Extra attachment 3).

The interviews for the Rosalind Franklin Fellowship will be held in September 2019.

Under European jurisdiction it is lawful to specifically recruit underrepresented groups. At the University of Groningen, we believe diversity is key to success. To promote the advancement of talented female researchers at the highest level of the institution we have initiated the prestigious Rosalind Franklin program. The program is aimed at women in industry, academia or research institutes who aspire to become a Full Professor in a European top research university. Since 2002 we have welcomed over 100 Rosalind Franklin Fellows, many of whom by now have reached the rank of Full Professor.

Information

For more information you can contact Prof. Ann-Sophie Lehmann, + 31 05 363105, a.s.lehmann@rug.nl

To apply, please follow the procedure on our website:

https://www.rug.nl/about-us/work-with-us/job-opportunities/overview?details=00347-02S00071MP

UWM Women's & Gender Studies Visiting Assistant Professor, Queer and Sexuality Studies

Women’s & Gender Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a “Department-like Body” (DLB), an interdisciplinary unit that serves as a tenure home. WGS has full and joint-appointment faculty from humanities and social sciences departments. WGS offers a BA and minor, a graduate certificate, a Master’s degree (MA), and two coordinated graduate degree programs, a WGSMA/MLIS (Master’s of Library Science) and a WGS MA/MSW (Masters of Social Work).

WGS seeks a visiting assistant professor for the 2019-2020 academic year with expertise in Queer and Sexuality Studies. Teaching load is three courses per semester, with some advising responsibilities in the graduate program. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses in queer theory and feminist theory.

Please note that the review of applications will begin on January 15, 2019. Applications received after January 14, 2019 may not receive consideration. Contact: Gwynne Kennedy, Chair WGS, gkennedy@uwm.edu
 

Book Review Editors

H-Women is looking for 2-3 book review editors with expertise in U.S., Latin American, Asian, or African women’s history. H-Women reviews are published on the H-Net Reviews network, which is the largest online archive of professional scholarly reviews, with over 42,000 published reviews since 1993.

This is an invaluable opportunity to learn about current scholarship and debates and help facilitate discussion and exchange among scholars and students. For more information or to apply, please email Maureen MacLeod at mmacleod@mercy.edu.

Fair Employment Agency - Administrative Officer

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To apply send your CV and Personal Letter to lidia@fairagency.org.

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