Teaching Fellow

Contact Information
Josie Mulkins
315 Hendricks Hall
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 5:00pm
Open Until Filled: 
Open until filled, review begins on: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 5:00pm
Women's & Gender Studies
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Spring
Academic Year: 

Women’s and Gender Studies Department is seeking 3 - 5 qualified applicants for Graduate Teaching Fellowships at .49 FTE for the 2016-17 academic year (fall 2016, winter 2017, and spring 2017). The successful candidates will act as section leaders for WGS 101, an introductory Women's and Gender Studies course in fall quarter, and will teach this course independently in winter and spring terms. Responsibilities include class administration, lectures, office hours, weekly sessions with faculty supervisors, and evaluation and grading of students' performance. Class times will be scheduled throughout the week.

Graduate students pursuing any master’s or doctoral degree may apply.

Preferred Qualifications: 
  1. Admission to a University of Oregon graduate program.
  2. Registration in the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies’ graduate certificate program.
  3. Substantial background in intersectional women's and gender studies.Record of academic excellence and/or important experience in intersectional women's and gender issues.
  4. Experience collaborating, grading, and teaching preferred.
  5. Strong interdisciplinary background.
  6. Cross-cultural sensitivity.
  7. Ability to work independently.
  8. Teaching experience preferred.
Application Procedure: 

Applications must include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A statement by the candidate outlining interests, qualifications, future goals in women's and gender studies (samples of syllabi and textbooks are available in the Women’s and Gender Studies Office);
  • A one-page narrative describing your approach to teaching one of the topics included in the WGS 101 syllabus.
  • If available, teaching evaluations from any previously taught courses.
  • Unofficial transcripts;
  • At least two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from the applicant’s advisor and must address student’s progress toward degree; these should be sent by the recommenders directly or through the Interfolio website.


Completed applications must be submitted via email to Women’s and Gender Studies – wgs@uoregon.edu in a single PDF document following the above stated order. These positions will be open until filled; however, for full consideration files should be complete by Tuesday, March 15th . Finalists will be interviewed and announcement of the appointments made by April 1st. Please contact Josie Mulkins with any application questions at wgs@uoregon.edu or (541)346-5529.

Our General Duties and Responsibilities Statement (GDRS), which includes our general appointment/reappointment process and criteria, is available online.

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