Alice Paul Center Accepting Applications for 2017-2018 Visiting Scholar Program

The Alice Paul Center for Research
on Gender, Sexuality and Women invites applications for a Visiting Scholar from
candidates in all the disciplines. The aim of the program is to enable the
scholars to conduct independent research related to gender and sexuality while
in residence at the University of Pennsylvania.

Preference will be given to candidates
with a distinguished research profile and research foci related to LGBTQ Studies,
feminism of color, and/or global feminisms.
Candidates must have Ph.D. or its equivalent in hand at beginning of

Applicants should send an
application packet saved in a single PDF document to with “Visiting Scholar Application” in the subject line.
The application packet must include a Research Plan (up to 1,500 words in
length) including how the residency at Penn will advance the project,
curriculum vitae, and contact information for two recommenders. Up to one
published writing sample may be included in the application. The preferred
length and specific dates of residency are also required. Residency may range
from 3 months to one academic year. Please be advised that we are unable to
sponsor J-1 visa applications at this time. If you are not a U.S. citizen,
please explain how you will address immigration restrictions. Scholars must be
in residence throughout the requested timeframe of the appointment.

Travel, housing, and living expenses
are the responsibility of the Visiting Scholar in this unpaid residence. Scholars
will be provided with shared office space at the Center, Penn email account,
and library privileges. Visiting scholars are encouraged to organize a
symposium or other event related to their research, funded by the Center. Scholars
are encouraged to participate in Center programming. The Center will help to
identify opportunities to connect with GSWS scholars across the Penn campus, as
well as to present work-in-progress to the GSWS community.

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED: April 1, 2017, with decisions expected by the beginning of May