The Asian American Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is hiring a visiting assistant professor for 2009-2010. Applicants are recommended to have past teaching experience. Application deadline: June 1, 2009 or until filled.
University of WI-Madison Visiting Assistant Professor Position
Application Deadline: June 1, 2009 or until filled. The Asian American Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is hiring a visiting assistant professor for 2009-2010 in the area of Hmong American Studies, Critical Hmong Studies, or transnational Hmong Studies with a contemporary U.S. focus. We are interested in someone who is already experienced in teaching a course in any of the following disciplinary perspectives:
Hmong Studies, Sociology, American Studies, Asian American Studies, Community Studies, Political Science, Public Health, Psychology, Counseling, Education, Human Development and Family Studies, Nursing, or a related discipline with a contemporary US focus. Experience with community based research or service learning is desirable but not
required. The teaching load will be 2 courses per semester. This position also includes providing consultation about the future of Hmong Studies as a field and involvement in programming. The teaching load will be 2 courses per semester.
We have already put two courses in the timetable for the Fall (generically titled so that they can be tailored to the interests of the instructor).
Asian Am 240 Hmong Experiences in the U.S.
Asian Am 540 Hmong American Studies
This is a 9 month position that will pay $42,865 plus benefits. If you are interested in being considered for this position, please send BY EMAIL your curriculum vita and a letter describing what your course content and perspective would be for both of these courses by June 1 to:
Director, Asian American Studies Program
Note: If a prospective visiting assistant professor has yet to complete the Ph.D. or other appropriate terminal degree by the date of offer, the appointment will be made as a visiting instructor. The appointment letter will include a statement indicating that if all degree work is not completed by the start of the appointment, it will be for one year at the rank of Visiting Instructor at a salary $500 less than the rate to be offered that individual at the rank of visiting assistant professor.