Brandeis University, Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies

Position ID:Brandeis-AAPI-ASST [#12044]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, United States [map]
Subject Area: Asian American Studies
Appl Deadline:2018/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2018/09/20, finished 2019/06/25, listed until 2019/03/20)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Brandeis University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies, beginning Fall 2019. We are open to expertise in any field and welcome a variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives on the Asian American experience, especially with respect to history, politics, religion, culture (art, music, literature), immigration, identity, community formation, social movements, homeland/diaspora, the environment, as well as broader connections to class, race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality. The successful candidate will be appointed as a faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor with an appointment in one of the following departments—Anthropology, English, History, Sociology, Politics, and Asian Languages and Literatures—depending on the background of the candidate. We expect the successful candidate to play a key role in developing a robust Asian American Studies program at Brandeis. Candidates should demonstrate a developed research agenda, excellent teaching performance, and record of publication commensurate with the rank of the position. The full-time position carries a 2-2 teaching load. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory courses in Asian American Studies, as well as advanced courses in their areas of expertise. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand by the commencement of the position, preferably received within the past six years. Applications should be submitted through AcademicJobsOnline at

Please include the following: a letter of interest outlining research, teaching, and possible course offerings, a CV, and three letters of recommendation. First consideration will be given to applications submitted by November 1, 2018.

At Brandeis, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components of academic excellence. Brandeis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions. Because diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’ history and mission, we value and are seeking candidates with a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and who, through their scholarly pursuits, teaching, and/or service experiences, bring expertise in building, engaging and sustaining a pluralistic, unified, and just campus community.

Questions about the position can be directed to: Professor Harleen Singh, AAPI Assistant Professor Search

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Further Info:
Professor Harleen Singh
Search Committee Chair (AAPI Search)
GRALL - MS 024
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453

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