Job opening: Women's and Gender Studies Lecturer

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Iowa State University invites applicants for a lecturer to support teaching areas in, but not limited to: critical race feminisms, transnational feminisms, queer theory, and/or environmental feminisms. The successful applicant will instruct a variety of courses related to women’s and gender studies based on the needs of the program, and possibly one undergraduate or graduate course in the candidate’s area of expertise. This position may teach face-to-face or online sections of courses as needed.

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program ( is centered on teaching, research, and outreach to the university campus, local community, and broader areas of society. The curriculum includes three areas of emphasis; 1) Communication and Cultural Representations, 2) Identities and Sexualities, and 3) Leadership and Social Justice.

Candidates should hold a PhD in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (or equivalent terminal degree in a related field) at the time of hire and have at least two years of teaching experience. Please submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, evidence of strong teaching, and the names of three references by May 25, 2018 to

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

Contact information:

Dr. Ann Oberhauser, Director, Women’s and Gender Studies, at or 515-294-9283

Review of applications will begin May 25, 2018 until filled