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Department of Women’s and Gender Studies

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Now Hiring: Bridge to Faculty Postdoctoral Scholar in Black feminist/womanist studies

As part of the University of South Carolina's inaugural Bridge to Faculty program, the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies seeks a dynamic Postdoctoral Scholar in the area of Black feminist/womanist studies who conducts research at the intersections of gender, race, class, and sexuality.  This two-year post doc is intended to lead to a tenure track position in the Department.

We especially welcome candidates with scholarship from intersectional and interdisciplinary perspectives. The area of research specialization is open. This includes any theoretical or empirical contributions, any geographical foci, historical period, or transnational orientations.  

Postdoctoral scholars will be expected to teach 2 courses, one each year, within the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies during their appointment. Postdoctoral scholars are expected to be in residence for the academic year and participate fully in the intellectual life of the department, college and university. There will be multiple opportunities for mentoring.  

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies or a relevant academic discipline by the time of appointment, no more than three years past the PhD. 

Applications and materials must be received by March 20, 2023. Apply at: 

For more information, contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Emily Mann: 

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