18 January 2007

JOB: Position in Gender Studies at the SOAS, University of London (Closing date: 16 Feb 2007)

New position in Gender Studies (with emphasis on Asia, Africa and the Middle East) at the SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES, University of London.

Lecturer in Gender Studies, Faculty of Languages and Cultures
Lecturer A/B Scale: £27,467 - £40,582 p.a. inclusive of London Allowance.

Vacancy No. 100217

We propose to appoint a Lecturer in Gender Studies to support and develop the existing MA programme in Gender Studies at SOAS, and to help to create a PhD programme in the field. The appointment will be from 1 September 2007.

You should be able to address issues of gender studies and gender theory with reference to Africa, Asia and the Middle East and contribute to core theoretical courses in gender studies. You will have a good record of publication and research, and the capacity to use a relevant language in the conduct of your research. You will be expected to supervise PhD students and should have relevant teaching experience.

Your post will be attached to an appropriate department depending on your discipline or area specialism.

The Centre for Gender Studies at SOAS is a major new initiative in the study of gender theory and practice in a non-western context. The range of topics covered by existing members of the Centre includes the major theoretical traditions, cultural studies, sexualities, literature, postcolonial studies, diaspora studies, film, development economics, development studies, religion, anthropology, and law. This new appointment represents a significant investment in the further development of the Centre.

You can obtain further information about SOAS and the Centre for Gender Studies from Dr Rachel Harrison (rh6@soas.ac.uk).

An application form and further particulars can be downloaded from www.soas.ac.uk/jobs.

Alternatively, write to the Human Resources Department, SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London, WC1H OXG, fax no: 020 7074 5129 or e-mail: humanresources@soas.ac.uk stating your name, address and the vacancy reference number. CVs will only be accepted when accompanied by an application form.

Closing date: 16 February 2007