December 4, 2010

Research Associateships in Women/Gender Studies 2011-2012

The Five College Women’s Studies Research Center, founded as a site for scholarly activity on issues relating to women and gender, invites applications for its  research associateships for 2011-2012 from scholars and teachers at all levels of the educational system, as well as from artists, community organizers and political activists, both local and international. The project is a collaborative project of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Open to feminist scholars, teachers, artists, writers, and activists from the United States and abroad. Associates are provided with offices in our spacious facility, library privileges, and the collegiality of a diverse community of feminists. The Center supports projects in all disciplines so long as they focus centrally on women or gender. Applications are accepted for either a semester or an academic year. During the period of appointment, Associates are expected to be in residence in the Five College area, and to attend weekly seminars and other FCWSRC events. Each Research Associate gives a public presentation on her work and is expected to participate actively in the daily life of the Center. No funding is attached to the Associateship.

Applicants should submit a project proposal (up to 4 pages), curriculum vitae, two letters of reference, and on-line application cover form. Applications received by February 7, 2011 (including letters of recommendation) will receive full consideration.

Submit all applications to: Five College Women's Studies Research Center, Mount Holyoke College, 50 College Street, South Hadley, MA 01075-6406.

Deadline is February 7, 2011.

For further information, contact the Center at tel.: 413.538.2275, fax :413.538.3121, or by email

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