Assistant Professor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies

George Washington University


Date: Sep 23, 2022
City: Washington, DC
Contract type: Full time
George Washington University
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Application Procedure: To be considered, please complete the online faculty application and upload a cover letter, a current CV, and a writing sample (ideally 15-20 pages). We will request letters of recommendation and additional materials from those candidates selected for the second round of review. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on October 21, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

Recruitment Plan

I. RECRUITMENT PLAN

Posting Number: F002131
Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies
Rank: Assistant Professor
Administrative Title:
Discipline Humanities
Specialty: Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies
Contract Type: Tenure Track, Renewable Appointment (initial appt period) - 08/01/2023 - 5/31/2026
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search
Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2023
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Position Description Summary:

The Department of American Studies and the Department of English at George Washington University seek applications to fill a joint tenure-track position in Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies at the rank of assistant professor beginning in Fall 2023. We welcome all areas of specialization, including history, literature, film, media studies, new media studies, cultural studies, and visual studies.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include maintaining a robust research and publishing agenda. The candidate would also advise and teach undergraduate and graduate students in English and American Studies courses, in GW\'s new Asian American Studies minor, and in the candidate\'s own areas of research. Service would be limited to the candidate\'s primary department.
Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in American Studies, English, or a related field by date of appointment, and have teaching experience and research experience or potential, as demonstrated by works in progress or scholarly publications.
Advertised Salary:
Other Benefits:
Other Information:

Questions about the position should be directed to the co-chairs of the search committee, Professor Patricia Chu ([email protected]) and Professor Thomas A. Guglielmo ([email protected]). Applicants can learn more about GW\'s English Department, American Studies Department, and Asian American Studies minor at their respective websites: , , .
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Application Procedure: To be considered, please complete the online faculty application and upload a cover letter, a current CV, and a writing sample (ideally 15-20 pages). We will request letters of recommendation and additional materials from those candidates selected for the second round of review. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on October 21, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
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Open Until Filled: Yes
Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.
EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
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