Asian American Studies Program at the University of California, Davis

The University of California, Davis invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track position in the Asian American Studies Program. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field. Applications Due: Dec. 8, 2008.

Position Description

The Asian American Studies Program at the University of California,
Davis invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track position, to
begin July 1, 2009, preferably at the level of Associate or Full
Professor but the position is open to all ranks. We seek an Asian
American studies scholar in history or social sciences with a Ph.D. in
a relevant field who has expertise in interdisciplinary, comparative
research. We are interested in a scholar who focuses on empire and
colonialism with a specialization in two or more of the following
areas: gender, sexuality, racialization, labor, citizenship,
indigeneity, and transnationalism. Expertise in Filipino American
and/or Asian Pacific Islander studies is also desirable, but we are
open to other areas of concentration.

We seek a scholar with an accomplished and innovative publication
record; an excellent record of research, teaching, and leadership in
the field, and a strong track record of departmental/university
service and collaboration, along with proven administrative abilities.
We are especially interested in candidates who will provide
programmatic leadership in the delivery of our undergraduate and
graduate curricula, who will foster outreach and grant activities to
support programmatic goals, and who are committed to building and
sustaining cross-disciplinary, cross-departmental connections to other
programs on the campus.

Our program is multidisciplinary, with strengths in humanities,
cultural studies, and social sciences. We offer an undergraduate
major and minor program, and faculty members can participate in the
Cultural Studies Graduate Group which offers a doctoral degree. Visit
our home page at:

Please submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, and samples
of written work (not more than 50 pages) as PDF or MS Word compatible
files, and three letters of reference to If letters of recommendation cannot
be sent electronically, please mail hard copies to: Asian American
Studies Program, Attn: Search Committee, University of
California-Davis, One Shields Ave., Davis, CA 95616. Review of
applications begins on December 8, 2008 and continues until the
position is filled.

The University of California, Davis and the Asian American Studies
Program are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest
standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the
development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.
The University of California is an affirmative action/equal
opportunity employer.

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