Associate or Full Professor in Global Migrations and Gender/Sexuality Studies

New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Job description

The Programs in Ethnicity, Race & Migration and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies at Yale University seek to hire a scholar with an accomplished record of research and teaching at the intersection of Global Migrations and Gender/Sexuality. The successful candidate may be a specialist in any geographical region, and represent either a humanities or a social science discipline; interdisciplinary scholars and scholars conducting comparative work grounded in critical or post-colonial perspectives are particularly encouraged to apply. Areas of focus might include climate and famine migration, environmental justice, political economy, human rights and social justice, cities and geography, labor, indigeneity, or diasporic communities. This is a tenured position, with appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications. Duties include teaching, advising, and service contributions within Yale University’s programs in Ethnicity, Race & Migration and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies.

The successful candidate or candidates will begin on July 1, 2019 and hold a joint appointment in Ethnicity, Race, and Migration and Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies, with potential affiliation to another fitting department or program.


Ph.D. or equivalent degree, and rank of Associate or Full Professor at the time of hire.

How to apply

Applicants should apply through Interfolio and must include the following:

  1. A letter of application, addressed to Prof. Alicia Schmidt Camacho, Chair of Ethnicity, Race, and Migration
  2. Current curriculum vitae
  3. A statement of research and teaching interests

Letters of reference are not required at this initial stage.

For additional information, please inquire at

The review of application materials will begin on October 1, 2018 and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

Yale University comprises three major academic components: Yale College (the undergraduate program), the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the professional schools. In addition, Yale encompasses a wide array of centers and programs, libraries, museums, and administrative support offices. Approximately 11,250 students attend Yale.