Instructor-Fixed Term – East Lansing, MI

Instructor-Fixed Term

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI


Position Summary

The Center for Gender in Global Context (GenCen) at Michigan State University is seeking candidates for a fixed-term (non-tenure stream) faculty position to teach one or more courses in Women’s and Gender Studies for the spring 2023 semester. Primary responsibilities will be teaching in-person on the East Lansing campus.

The course for which candidates are sought are WS 201 – Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies. The GenCen is looking to fill two sections of WS 201, one scheduled to meet Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:40-2:00pm and the other Mondays and Wednesdays 10:20-11:40am. The compensation is $7,500 per course.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Masters -Women’s and Gender Studies

Desired Degree

Doctorate -Women’s and Gender Studies or related

Minimum Requirements

Ph.D. or Masters degree with some background in Women’s and Gender Studies
One year experience teaching online courses

Required Application Materials

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a sample syllabi, and express a preference for a particular section (or both sections).

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

Special Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all instructor positions are filled.

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Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.


Department Statement

The Center for Gender in Global Context (GenCen) serves as Michigan State University's hub for gender and sexuality research, teaching, and engagement with a global perspective. Our mission is to connect scholars, students, and community stakeholders with feminist knowledge to advance social change.

Our interdisciplinary research home (and physical office) is within International Studies and Programs, while our academic programs are housed primarily within the College of Arts & Letters. Working with these and other units across campus, we provide opportunities for active learning, including events, education abroad programs, research mentoring, and internships. These experiences deepen our constituency's understanding of gender relations, the cultural and material politics of place, and the relationships between global and local transformations in real-world contexts.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.


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