Grader/Teaching Assistant

Contact Information
Josie Mulkins
315 Hendricks Hall
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 5:00pm
Open Until Filled: 
Open until filled, review begins on: 
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 5:00pm
Women's and Gender Studies
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Spring
Academic Year: 

Women’s and Gender Studies Department is seeking qualified applicants for Graduate Employee positions at .40 FTE to grade for up to 3 classes for the 2017-18 academic year (fall 2017, winter 2018, and spring 2018). 

Although duties may vary somewhat by the quarter, the successful candidate should be willing to assist with grading, attend classes, hold office hours, and advise students, as needed. Possible courses for which GTFs may be hired are: WGS 201 Introduction to Queer Studies, WGS 303 Women and Gender in American History, WGS 321 Feminist Perspectives: Identity, Race, Culture, WGS 351 Decolonial Feminisms, WGS 251 Transnational and Indigenous Feminisms and WGS 352 Gender Literature and Culture.

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.
  4. Record of academic excellence and/or important experience in intersectional women's and gender issues.
  5. Experience collaborating and grading preferred.
  6. Strong interdisciplinary background.
  7. Cross-cultural sensitivity.
  8. Ability to work independently.
  9. Teaching experience is preferred.
Application Procedure: 

Applications must include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A statement by the candidate outlining interests and qualifications;
  • If available, teaching evaluations from any previously taught courses;
  • Unofficial graduate school transcripts;
  • List of terms during which you are available to work.
  • 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 – 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 Monday, March 13th. Finalists will be interviewed and announcement of the appointments made by April 14th. Please contact Josie Mulkins with any application questions at 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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