Jobs in Women's Studies
Feminism and the Academic Job Market: Oxymoron or Possibility?
Women’s/gender/feminist studies specific or general site where women’s studies jobs can be found:
The National Women's Studies Association Job Bank: http://www.nwsa.org/jobs.html
Women in Higher Education (lists jobs in teaching and administration): http://www.wihe.com/
The Chronicle of Higher Education: http://www.chronicle.com
For Non-academic Jobs:
Non-profit career center (focuses especially on positions in social justice organizations): http://www.idealist.org/career.html
Feminist Majority Foundation’s Career Site: http://www.feminist.org/911/jobs/joblisting.asp
Selected discipline-specific job sites:
American Sociological Association: http://www.asanet.org/footnotes/index.html
American Anthropological Association: http://careercenter.aaanet.org/search.cfm?
Modern Language Association: http://www.mla.org/jil
American Historical Association: http://www.historians.org/jobs/index.htm
Job Market Information:
Women’s/gender/feminist studies specific:
Academic Job Searches in Women's Studies: A Selected Bibliography by K. Side at: http://research.umbc.edu/~korenman/wmst/side.html
General (feminist friendly): a
University of Maryland Professor’s handy “Job Application Checklist”: http://www.otal.umd.edu/%7Esies/jobchecklist.html
And her equally handy interview question preparation guide: http://www.otal.umd.edu/%7Esies/jobquess.html
Other Relevant Resources:
Links to on-line syllabi for women's studies courses on a huge variety of topics: http://www.umbc.edu/cwit/syllabi.html
Jennie Kronenfeld and Marcia Lynn Whicker. 1997. Getting an Academic Job: Strategies for Success: Survival Skills for Scholars. Vol 17 Sage Publishers.
Mark Zanna and John Darley. 1987. The Complete Academic. NY: Random House.
"American Sociological Association Resource Materials for Teaching: New Faculty Discuss Academic Job Searching," 2002.
If you locate helpful websites or references not on this list, please email Dr. Karen Booth at firstname.lastname@example.org