Assistant Professor of Asian Studies and Gender and Womens Studies

Location
Kennesaw, GA
Posted
Sep 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor of Asian Studies and Gender and Women's Studies

Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Asian Studies and Gender and Women's Studies faculty position in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Position Responsibilities:

The Interdisciplinary Studies Department at Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a 9-month tenure track assistant professor in Asian Studies and Gender and Women's Studies with an emphasis on popular and/ or contemporary culture, to begin August 6, 2018. Candidates will have the opportunity to develop courses in their areas of specialization in both the Asian Studies and Gender and Women's Studies programs. Faculty members in the department teach in a variety of modalities: face-to-face, hybrid, and online. A commitment to excellence in teaching, complemented by strong scholarship and service, is expected of all faculty members in Kennesaw State University's College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Required Education, qualifications, and experience:

A PhD in Asian Studies, Gender Studies or related field, or the foreign equivalent, is required, as well as a record of effective university teaching and demonstrated potential for research.

Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered.

The Interdisciplinary Studies Department at Kennesaw State brings together programs in African and African Diaspora Studies, American Studies, Asian Studies, Gender and Women's Studies, Latin American/Latin@ Studies, Peace Studies, and Religious Studies. The department offers majors in African and African Diaspora Studies and Asian Studies and an MA degree in American Studies, minors in all the department programs, and a general education course in Science, Technology, & Society. Kennesaw State University has a strong commitment to hiring a diverse faculty and encourages applications from minority and underrepresented groups. The Interdisciplinary Studies Department wishes to provide an inclusive learning environment that supports socially engaged scholarship, preparing students to be full participants in a multicultural and global society. Candidates are therefore encouraged to address in their application how they can contribute to the department's values of diversity and community engagement.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country's most dynamic cities. As Georgia's third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu.

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

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