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Assistant Professor, Asian American Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, American Studies

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Center for Asian American Studies - College of Liberal Arts - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, Texas
Open: Nov 30, 2018 • Close: Jan 7, 2019


Description
The Department of American Studies, the Center for Women's & Gender, and the Center for Asian American Studies at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin Fall 2019.

We welcome applicants from a variety of humanities disciplines, particularly those with doctorates in American Studies, Ethnic/Racial Studies and Women/Gender/Feminist Studies. The applicant's research should sit at the intersection of race, gender and/or sexuality. Additionally, those who focus on one or more of the following themes and areas are especially encouraged to apply:

\u00b7 The Pacific

\u00b7 Indigeneity

\u00b7 Settler Colonialism

The Department of American Studies, the Center for Women's and Gender Studies and the Center for Asian American Studies are strongly committed to diversity and especially welcome applications from people of African, Asian, Indigenous, and Latinx descent, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who will contribute to our programs' interdisciplinary commitment.


Qualifications
The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in hand by August 15, 2019, be able to demonstrate a successful publishing and research trajectory, and have a solid record as an effective classroom teacher or a teaching philosophy helping to ensure success in the classroom. Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience.

The successful candidate is expected to teach required undergraduate and graduate courses in Women's and Gender Studies, as well as contribute to the degree programs in the Department of American Studies and the Center for Asian American Studies. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop a strong research program; publish actively; direct dissertations, MA and honors theses; advise students working across Women's and Gender Studies, American Studies and Asian American Studies; and exhibit a commitment to service to the department and centers, college, and university.


Application Instructions
To apply for the position please submit a letter of interest that includes a description of current and planned research; curriculum vitae; brief teaching statement (with relevant teaching evaluations); writing sample (published research), and a list of three professional references.

For information on this position, contact Professor Susan S. Heinzelman, Director of the Center for Women and Gender Studies, UT-Austin: [email protected]


The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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Posted: 12/7/2018
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