New Fellowship in Feminist Biology (post docs, mid-career, and senior scholars)

Here’s an announcement for a really exciting new post doc at the University of Wisconsin Madison in Feminist Biology! Details below, and at this link or in this PDF (Wittig Postdoc flyer 11 13).


Wittig Postdoctoral Fellowship in Feminist Biology

 Department of Gender & Women’s Studies

University of Wisconsin-Madison

 The Wittig Postdoctoral Fellows Program in Feminist Biology offers the opportunity to combine research in a Fellow’s specific area of interest with teaching at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  We seek a highly motivated new or recent PhD in one of the biological sciences or public health or MD, who wants to develop research skills in an area of biology related to gender and teaching skills in feminist approaches to biology.  The position is also open to a mid-career or senior scholar, for example on sabbatical.  Research can be conducted in any hosting faculty lab at the University; the agreement to host should be specified in the research proposal.  Each year the Fellow will also teach one or two undergraduate courses for the Department of Gender & Women’s Studies such as GWS 530, Biology and Gender.  GWS will provide mentorship in teaching as well as in feminist theory and methods.

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, a CV, a 5-page research proposal (including agreement from a hosting lab), and contact information for three references (one of whom is head of the cooperating lab) to: Dace Zeps,, with “Postdoctoral application – your name” in the subject line.  The deadline for applications for 2014-15 is February 15, 2014.

The Wittig postdoc is administered through the Center for Research on Gender & Women (CRGW).  For further information, contact the CRGW administrator, Dace Zeps,, or the CRGW Director, Prof. Janet Hyde,

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