The Women’s Studies Department in the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts at Loyola Marymount University announces a search for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall semester 2012.
The Department seeks a candidate holding the Ph.D. in Women’s Studies, Environmental Studies, or a social science discipline who specializes in how environmental justice / policy affects minority populations and women. Imperative is the ability to teach feminist ecology and feminist research methods, both within a national and international context. Strong candidates for this position should value and be able to conduct community based learning with underrepresented and/or marginalized minority populations.
Desirable areas include ecofeminism, feminist political ecology, environmental studies, post-colonial studies, and women in the Third World. In addition, the Women’s Studies Department places a high priority in developing a multicultural learning environment and inclusive pedagogy in which people from diverse backgrounds can engage in dialogue and foster academic excellence. Candidates must show promise in both research and teaching. Interested applicants are invited to send a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, a writing sample, and three letters of reference by December 1, 2011 to:
Professor Stella Oh
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Women’s Studies
Suite 4400, University Hall
Loyola Marymount University
One LMU Drive
Los Angeles, Ca 90045-2659
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Loyola Marymount University (LMU), a Catholic university in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions, is a mid-sized comprehensive institution emphasizing excellent undergraduate education for a diverse student body. LMU seeks outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. The campus is located on the western edge of Los Angeles, near the Pacific Ocean. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Salaries are competitive and commensurate with background and experience.