Grinnell College, 2-Yr PostDoctoral Position


Grinnell College
Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies Program

Two-Year PostDoctoral Position
Fall 2022


Two-Year PostDoctoral Position 
 FALL 2022
deadline May 15, 2022
The Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies Program invites applications for a two- year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship beginning Fall (August) 2022. Eligible candidates must have received their terminal degree in 2019 or later. Research and teaching interests might include, but are not limited to transgender studies, disability studies, indigeneity, transnational feminisms, decoloniality, and/or the Global South.
Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values.
Applications will be reviewed until position is filled. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by May 15, 2022. Please visit our application website at to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), a sample syllabus for an introductory course in gender, women’s, and sexuality studies, teaching evaluations, and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Lakesia Johnson, at or 641-269-4655.
The Fellow also will be expected to share their research with the Grinnell community and to be a contributing member of the Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies core faculty.  Additional information about our curriculum and faculty can be found at
Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.
An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.