The University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for two positions in Asian American Studies, one senior senior/advanced assistant, and one beginning assistant, tenure track. Appointments begin in Fall 2010. Review of applications will begin: November 15, 2009.
University of Illinois at Chicago-Two Job Announcement
The University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for two
positions in Asian American Studies, one senior or advanced assistant, and
one beginning assistant, tenure track. For both positions, we seek
scholars in the social sciences and/or historical studies, although the
ideal candidate's work would connect to at least one of the core emphases
of our program, namely, transnational/diasporic studies, intersectional
race/gender studies, and community engagement. Both appointments can be
either 100% in Asian American Studies, or split with another unit.
(1) Senior or Advanced Assistant Professor: We seek a nationally
recognized senior/advanced assistant professor with a strong publication
record and experience in program and curriculum development. To apply,
please send a letter of application, curriculum vita, sample publication,
and the names of three references to the address below.
(2) Assistant Professor: A beginning tenure-track appointment. Candidates
must have received the Ph.D. before the date of appointment. To apply,
please send a letter of application, curriculum vita, and a brief writing
sample, and arrange to have three confidential letters of reference sent
to the address below.
Located in the heart of Chicago, UIC serves a racially, ethnically, and
culturally diverse student population with over 16,000 undergraduates and
8,200 graduate and professional students. UIC also offers a vibrant
community of scholars working in a number of interdisciplinary units,
including the Department of African-American Studies, the Latin American
and Latino Studies Program, the Program in Gender and Women's Studies, and
the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy. UIC is currently
building on this rich tradition of interdisciplinarity by creating a new
PhD program in comparative race and gender studies and by offering a
growing number of Asian American Studies courses for both undergraduate
and graduate students. More information on Asian American Studies at UIC
is available on our website at www.uic.edu/las/asam.
Review of applications will begin Nov. 15, 2009. The appointment will
begin in Fall 2010. Teaching load is 2/2. Salary is commensurate with
experience and qualifications. Please send the materials requested to:
Prof. Mark Chiang, Chair, Asian American Studies Search Committee, 601
South Morgan Street (M/C 231), University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago,
IL 60607. UIC is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Final
authorization of these positions is subject to the availability of state