Postdoctoral Associate Search for 2023-2024 

The Duke University Program in Gender, Sexuality & Feminist (GSF) Studies invites applications for residential postdoctoral associate focused on "Histories of the Transgender Present" for the 2023-2024 academic year. Through research, teaching, and service, the associate will contribute to the overall work of the GSF Program. We seek candidates with interdisciplinary experience in Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies and allied fields with a specific focus on Transgender Studies. We welcome a variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives on how history, historical narrative and narratology, historicism, historical materialism, temporality, the untimely and anachronistic, memory, commemoration, and witnessing, and archival methods and evidence may inform the contemporary politics of transgender identity, activism, and study. We welcome applicants with PhDs in any discipline whose work engages with historical and historicist thinking in relationship to Transgender Studies.

Postdoctoral associates are expected to design and teach an undergraduate course focused on transgender studies and politics, participate in a faculty-graduate seminar, and work with faculty developing research and programming in this area. The position includes a stipend, health insurance, and office space. Applicants should have PhD in hand by July 1, 2023 and be no more than five years past the PhD.

In addition to a letter of application, please include

*a writing sample (no more than 25 pages)

*a C.V.

*names and contact information for three references.

Please submit applications electronically by January 15, 2023, through

Finalists will be asked to submit three reference letters and a brief course proposal. GSF program information is available at

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