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Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies, Northwestern University

Northwestern University
Illinois, United States
Posted Date
Sep 11, 2019

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, Other Humanities
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Program in Asian American Studies at NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY invites applications to fill a tenure-track position in Asian American Studies at the rank of assistant professor, to begin September 1, 2020. We seek a scholar trained in any field; those whose work also addresses the following groups are particularly welcome: Chinese Americans, Filipino Americans, Pacific Islanders, Southeast Asian Americans, or West Asian Americans. The appointment will be in the Asian American Studies Program within the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate students in core courses as well as their research specialty, advising students, and program building. Preference will be given to interdisciplinary candidates with teaching experience working with diverse student communities. Ph.D. required by start date.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, evidence of teaching excellence, a writing sample, and three reference letters at Deadline to submit applicant materials is NOVEMBER 8, 2019.

Letters of reference are due by NOVEMBER 15, 2019. Only applications with three letters will be considered complete. Inquiries about the position may be sent to Dr. Shalini Shankar, Search Chair at Questions about the submission portal should be sent to

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

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