· Have a Ph.D. or equivalent in the field of GWSS or a related discipline.
· Have made a significant research contribution to GWSS and have an ongoing research program that extends critical feminist inquiry at the intersections of gender, women, and sexuality studies with categories of analysis such as race, ethnicity, class, nation, colonialism, imperialism, and disability.
· Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, intersectionality, and social justice through curriculum development, program building, and working with a wide range of constituent populations.
· Have demonstrable leadership and administrative experience.
· Have the ability to communicate effectively, manage interpersonal relations, and contribute to a collegial work and learning environment..
· Have the ability to foster an open and inclusive environment, and enhance interdisciplinary research and teaching
· Have a commitment to shared governance in GWSS.
· Have the ability to communicate the mission and identity of GWSS on campus and within the community.
Have the ability to mentor and assist the career progress of the GWSS faculty.
· Have an interest in, and ability to teach, interdisciplinary GWSS studies courses.
· Be tenurable in the Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.
The field of specialization is open; research areas of interest include but are not limited to: Transnational Feminisms, Queer of Color Critique, Woman of Color Feminisms, Transgender Studies, Critical Ethnic Studies, or Native and Indigenous Feminisms.
The Head is expected to teach two GWSS courses per year. The teaching requirement may vary depending on the Head’s other responsibilities.