Postdoctoral Fellowship in Gender Studies University of Notre Dame

Author: Linnie Caye

Position Description:
The Gender Studies Program at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in Gender Studies to begin August 2019. The successful candidate will teach one course per semester (two courses total) and will be expected to pursue a program of independent research and participate in the scholarly life of the faculty. The fellowship stipend is $40,000 plus benefits and a $2,000 research and travel budget. Area of concentration is open; however, the Program has identified the intersectional study of sexualities, masculinities, transnational and U.S.-multiracial feminisms, and trans studies as core areas for growth. Applicants must be fluent in gender/feminist theory and methodologies and prepared to teach an undergraduate elective course in one or more of the areas listed above. Evidence of scholarly achievement and successful teaching experience is essential.

Housed in Notre Dame’s College of Arts & Letters, the Gender Studies Program is a vibrant interdisciplinary community of students and scholars that offers an undergraduate major and minor and a graduate minor. In addition to its degree programs, Gender Studies sponsors a wide array of campus and community programming, including graduate student and faculty research workshops, a book club, a film series, a journal of undergraduate research, a biennial undergraduate research conference, and a biennial faculty and graduate student conference.

Applications are welcome from scholars who hold a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in Gender / Women’s / Sexuality Studies, received after September 1, 2014.


Application Instructions:
Applications must be received before 11:59pm on January 31, 2019.


Applicants must submit a cover letter that describes their research plans for the fellowship year, CV, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three recommenders at


Questions may be addressed to Dr. Pam Butler, Acting Director of the Gender Studies Program, at


The University of Notre Dame is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).