Assistant or Associate Professorship in Asian American Studies
Northwestern University seeks candidates trained in literary studies for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professorship in Asian American Studies. Areas of specialization are open, but scholars whose work focuses on Chinese Americans, Filipino Americans, Japanese Americans, Southeast Asian Americans or Pacific Islanders are especially welcome, as is comparative research compatible with ethnic studies. The successful candidate will be invested in the ongoing development of the Asian American Studies Program and hold a joint appointment with the Weinberg College department best suited to their research. Ph.D. is required by the start of the appointment on September 1, 2017. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated experience working with diverse student communities.
The deadline to submit an application is October 3, 2016. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching interests, writing sample, and references to www.asianamerican.northwestern.edu. Junior candidates should enter contact information for three letters of recommendation, who will be asked to submit letters by October 7, 2016; tenured candidates should enter contact information of reviewers and send letters only if requested.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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