USA – University of Florida

POSITION ANNOUNCMENT: University of Florida
Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research

"Vada Yeomans Endowed Professor in Women’s Studies
The Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research at the University of Florida invites applications and nominations for the Vada Yeomans Endowed Professor in Women’s Studies at the advanced Associate or full Professor level. Applicants should have demonstrated expertise in post-colonial, global, and/or transnational feminist theory. Preference will be given to scholars with research interests in Africa, Asia, or Latin America. The successful candidate must have demonstrated a commitment to feminist methodologies and pedagogies, mentoring students at all levels and program service. The holder of this endowed professorship will be expected to assist in the development of a Ph.D. program in Women’s and Gender Studies. The Center has 7 core faculty members and approximately 60 affiliated faculty. More information about the Center can be found at its webpage at "

The University of Florida enrolls more than 48,000 students and is divided into 20 colleges and schools with 114 departments. The university ranks third nationally in the number of academic programs offered on a single campus and is a member of the prestigious American Association of Universities. More information on the University of Florida is available at

The City of Gainesville has approximately 120,000 inhabitants and is located in northern-central Florida. The region has an extensive natural resource base including forests, lakes, springs, rivers, and wetlands. More information about Gainesville is available at:

The committee encourages applications from persons from groups underrepresented in the academy, including women, persons of color, and differently-abled persons. Applicants should submit, by both surface and electronic mail, a curriculum vitae; a letter of application describing experience, philosophy and qualifications related to this position; and names, telephone numbers, and addresses (both surface and electronic) of four references. Surface copies should be sent to Professor Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol, Chair, Vada Yeomans Professor Search Committee, University of Florida, c/o Levin College of Law, P.O. Box 117625, Gainesville, FL 32611-7625. Electronic versions should be sent to Paula Ambroso at [email protected] and Cindy Zimmerman at [email protected]. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on February 15, 2004, and will continue to receive applications until April 1, 2004. The University of Florida is an EEO/AA/ADA employer. The selection process will be conducted in accord with the provisions of Florida’s "Government in the Sunshine" and Public Records laws. Search Committee meetings and interviews will be open to the public, and all applications, resumes, and other documents related to the search will be available for public inspection.

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