Initial Review Date: November 15, 2021. Complete applications
received after that date may be considered.
Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies
Salary Range (From $ to $)
Salary commensurate with education and experience
Multicultural & Gender Studies
Number of Positions
Full-time/part-time (if part-time, indicate time base)
R03 - CFA Faculty
Assistant Tenure-Track Professor of Asian American Studies.
California State University, Chico is seeking faculty who are
competent in their field, excellent teachers, collaborative with
colleagues and staff, and committed to student success. We are
seeking a tenure-track position in Asian American Studies.
Candidates must be able to teach general and comparative Asian
American courses. Area of specialization is open, but a strong
preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated teaching
and research interests in one or more of the following areas: Hmong
American Studies, Critical Hmong Studies, Transnational Hmong
Studies with a contemporary U.S. focus, South Asian American
Studies, Pacific Islander Studies, Community Studies, the Asian
American family, Asian American Contemporary Issues, Asian American
Community Research, Asian American popular culture, and Asian
Minimum Education and Experience
The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position
is a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in a relevant discipline, with a strong
research and teaching background in Multicultural
Studies/Inter-Ethnic Studies, using an intersectional lens.
Candidates nearing completion of the doctorate may be considered;
however, all requirements for conferral of the degree must be met
no later than August 17, 2022.
Additional Requirements and Responsibilities for this
Expectations include: pursuing research and/or creative activities;
teaching a variety of courses in Multicultural
(including GE) through an intersectional lens,
including courses within the area of specialty Asian
and service within MCGS (e.g. outreach,
recruitment, retention, mentoring, and otherwise helping foster the
success of students; student advising; curricular development; and
honors thesis direction, etc.) as well as at the levels of College,
University, and Profession. The successful candidate will work with
other colleagues to accomplish our MCGS Strategic Plan and build
enrollment in our intersectional programs. Teaching assignments are
based upon qualifications of the individual and the needs of the
MANDATORY VACCINATIONS :
Effective September 30, 2021, the CSU will require faculty, staff,
and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized
against COVID -19 or have received a medical or religious
exemption. Selected candidates should be prepared to comply with
this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/.
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The person holding this position is considered a “mandated
under the California Child Abuse and Neglect
Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set
forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 (revised July 21, 2017) as a
condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be
completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a
position with the CSU . Failure to satisfactorily complete the
background check may affect the application status of applicants or
continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the
Preference for candidates with experience in mentoring, outreach
and retention efforts with students of color and/or students from
other historically underserved groups; demonstrated proficiency
with interdisciplinary, inclusive and/or student-centered pedagogy
;training and experience in high quality online teaching and
learning; involvement in curriculum development and/or program
development; and/or knowledge of and/or established relationships
(or strong potential for establishing relationships) with Asian
American/Hmong American communities in Northern California.
Experience in leadership and broader knowledge of university
processes are also a plus.
Contact & Special Recruitment Information
Job-related questions should be directed to:
Dr. Susan Green, Search Committee Chair
CSU, Chico offers a defined benefit retirement plan through the
California Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS). See
retirement plan benefits at: https://www.csuchico.edu/hr/benetis/savings-retirement/
This position qualifies for benefits including tuition fee waiver
About the University, Hiring Department and Community
Multicultural and Gender Studies is the
academic face of diversity and inclusion at CSU Chico, ever
striving to embody, inculcate, promote and celebrate the values of
multicultural respect, awareness and understanding as fundamental
to the socially and environmentally responsible democratic citizen.
We are a diverse community of scholars and activists working
together to critically examine gender, sexuality, socioeconomic
class, ability, race, and ethnicity and to cultivate social justice
through informed activism. MCGS offers one major (two options) and
seven minors. See http://www.csuchico.edu/mcgs/
for more information.
California State University, Chico is a
fully accredited, state-supported member of a 23- campus CSU
system. The university is a residential campus serving a diverse
student body of approximately 17,000.
Founded in 1887, CSU, Chico offers undergraduate and graduate
programs in the Colleges of Behavioral and Social Sciences;
Communication and Education; Computer Science, Engineering and
Construction Management; Humanities and Fine Arts; Natural
Sciences; Business; and, Agriculture.
As a comprehensive university serving Northern California and other
regions nationally and internationally, our first priority is the
education of our students. We are committed to assisting students
in their search for knowledge and understanding and to prepare them
with the attitudes, skills and habits of lifelong learning in order
to assume responsibility in a democratic community and global
CSU, Chico is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified
applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color,
national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity,
gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical
condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status
and only employ individuals authorized to work in the U.S.
We acknowledge and are mindful that CSU, Chico stands on lands that
were originally occupied by the first people of this area, the
An annual security report disclosing crime statistics for
California State University, Chico can be obtained by contacting
the Chico State University Police Department (530-898-5555) or by
All positions are contingent on funding.
With a population of nearly 110,000, Chico is
located in the Sacramento Valley near the foothills of the Sierra
Nevada range. It is 180 miles northeast of San Francisco and 90
miles north of Sacramento and offers a reasonable cost of living
compared to metropolitan areas.
Chico retains the charm of a small town while offering medical
services, excellent public and private schools, and many cultural
and recreational activities. The city’s Bidwell Park, one of the
largest municipal parks, extends from the city center along a creek
deep into the foothills and surrounding canyons. For more
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address teaching to diverse student groups