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Call for Applications: Isom Fellows

A two-year teaching and research fellowship at the Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies. Deadline February 1, 2019

The Sarah Isom Center invites instructional faculty at the University of Mississippi to apply for a two-year fellowship at the Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies. Isom Fellows will be asked to contribute to the Isom Center through research, teaching, and service.

Isom fellows will develop a new cross-listed course between the Gender Studies program and the fellow’s home department. Fellows will also have the opportunity to teach graduate courses for the Gender Studies program, based on their interests, qualifications, and availability.  Possible courses include GST 600 -
Gender Studies Methodology, GST 601 - Gender Theory, and GST 605 - Feminist Pedagogy.

The Isom Center will support fellows in research projects in gender and sexuality for the two-year period.  This may include grant writing support, research assistance, and organizing symposia or conferences.  Fellows will also assist in planning the Isom Student Gender Conference, and coordinate with the Isom Center in planning lectures and other campus events, as relevant to their teaching and research interests. The Isom Fellows programs is intended to be flexible to meet the needs of interested fellows and their home departments.

Interested applicants should contact Isom Director Jaime Harker to discuss possible research projects, classes, and programs. Dr. Harker will meet with prospective fellows and their chairs to work out the details of a two-year fellowship.  Please send queries/applications to by February 1, 2019.