English Department, Duke University

Position ID:Duke-English-ASIANAMPD [#10738]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate in Asian American Studies
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: English / Asian American Literature
Appl Deadline:2018/03/12* finished (notifying applicants posted 2018/01/12, finished 2018/06/13)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Postdoctoral Associate in Asian American Studies (August 1, 2018 start) 

      The inaugural Asian American Studies Program in conjunction with the Department of English at Duke University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Associate position in Asian American Studies. The associate will be active in supporting Asian American studies curriculum and programming outreach. The selected candidate is expected to engage in original research, to teach one course per semester (an introductory survey on Asian American Studies and a course on the fellow’s research area), and to participate in the intellectual and public life of the university. The associate will be mentored by senior faculty and have access to professional development and other resources on campus. Expertise in a variety of fields and disciplines will be considered including Literature, History, Visual and Media studies, Gender and Sexuality studies, Global Cultural studies, Sociology, Critical Race studies, Cultural Anthropology, and so forth.

      Position begins August 1, 2018 and is for one academic year, with possibility for extension for the second academic year subject to budget approval and satisfactory review. Position is open to recent PhDs and early-career assistant professors. Applicants are expected to have completed their PhD within the past three years and no later than June 2018.

     To apply, submit electronically a C.V., letter of application, a one-page research statement, a course syllabus and a short description of the second course, and three letters of reference. These materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. The application address is http://english.duke.edu/apply. All materials received by March 1, 2018 will receive full consideration. 

      Duke University, located in Durham, North Carolina, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.  

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
(919) 684-2741
Duke University
Department of English
303 Allen Building
Durham, NC 27708

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