Visiting Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies

Illinois, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 14, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Asian American Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Asian American Studies.  We seek a theoretically sophisticated interdisciplinary scholar trained in ethnic studies or related fields to teach core courses in Asian American Studies. Topics of instruction can include but is not limited to introduction to the field, race and empire, gender and sexuality, immigration, citizenship, literature, arts, and/or media.  Applicants must demonstrate a strong record and teaching experience in courses in Asian American studies and are expected to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels based on curricular needs.

Candidates are responsible for maintaining an active research agenda, teaching two courses a semester, and contributing to departmental service duties. This position is a one-year appointment.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in ethnic studies or other related field relevant to Asian American Studies or equivalent by the time of appointment.

This is a full-time, 9-month appointment, non-tenure track position. The expected start date is August 16, 2021. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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