Assistant Professor of Gender Studies and Postcolonial Studies

Utrecht, Netherlands, 15. January 2020.

The Department of Media and Culture Studies (MCW) at Utrecht University welcomes applications for an Assistant Professor of Gender Studies and Postcolonial Studies. The candidate’s research should add to the research programme 'Doing Gender: Media, Art and Politics', which consists of four strands: Cultural Critique; Colonial Legacies-Postcolonial Formations; Crossing/Contesting Boundaries; Critical Epistemologies. The candidate combines experience in research and teaching in transdisciplinary feminist and postcolonial theories, with a special focus on activism, the arts and aesthetics in feminist, queer, critical race and/or critical whiteness studies.

As an Assistant Professor in Gender Studies & Postcolonial Studies, the successful candidate will teach in the programme’s Bachelor's, Master's, and Research Master's curricula, with courses such as Introduction to Gender Studies (BA), Postcolonial Configurations (BA), Visuality and Technology (BA), Feminist Toolbox (MA), Art and Affect (MA), Feminist Research Practices (MA), Advanced Introduction to Gender Studies (RMA), Theory and Critical Research (RMA), Contemporary Feminist Debates (RMA), Gender, Art and Activism (RMA), Issues in Postcoloniality (RMA), The Body in Feminist Theory (RMA), as well as tutorials and methodological research seminars for PhD candidates.

For more information about this position, please contact: Prof Rosemarie Buikema (Scientific Director), via . submission deadline is January 15.

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