The Honors College of the University of Oklahoma invites
applications for a tenure-track Assistant
Professor in Asian American Studies who conducts
qualitative research in any subfield, and who has an interest in
community-engaged teaching and research.
The successful candidate will be a scholar whose qualitative
research engages with any aspect of Asian American experiences,
which encompass a wide range of immigration histories,
national origins, ethnic identities, and cultural practices. The
candidate's area of expertise is open, but will ideally focus on
pressing public issues, for example: equity, diversity, and
inclusion; the social impact of immigration policies; human health
and well-being; political participation and voting rights; media
and disinformation; economic disparities; institutionalized racism;
environmental justice; or issues in cultural studies.
The Honors College is a vibrant undergraduate unit at the
University of Oklahoma with a faculty of teacher-scholars who are
engaged in the interdisciplinary instruction of exceptional
students from across the university. The successful candidate will
teach a 2/2 load of introductory and advanced Honors seminars in
their areas of expertise. The University of Oklahoma is an R-1
university that provides faculty with strong support for research,
as well as innovative teaching activities.
The successful candidate will be required to have PhD. in hand
by August 15, 2022. The successful candidate will show promise
for a robust research and publication agenda. The ideal
candidate demonstrates commitment to excellence
in undergraduate teaching. The ideal candidate
prioritizes community-engaged scholarship and teaching, and will
strive to build collaborative, reciprocal, and enduring
relationships not only with colleagues across the university but
also with one or more of the Asian American communities in Oklahoma
City and beyond.
Initial applications should include a cover letter, curriculum
vitae, and a graduate transcript. Applications should be
submitted electronically via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/95414
Applicants who move ahead in the process will be asked to submit
an article-length writing sample, a sample syllabus of their own
design, a statement on diversity, and three letters of
The committee will begin reviewing applications on Nov. 29,
2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Initial
interviews will take place via Zoom.
This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct
this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier
account and can send all application materials, including
confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.
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