Duke University, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Position ID:Duke-AMES-AP1 [#25880]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in South Asian Cultural Studies
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Asian Languages & Cultures
Appl Deadline:2024/01/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/09/25, updated 2023/09/22, listed until 2024/01/15)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies at Duke University in Durham, NC invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in South Asian cultural studies to begin July 1, 2024. As part of the Department’s multi-search initiative in Japanese, Korean, and South Asian studies, we welcome candidates who are excited to work with colleagues across languages and cultures covered by the Department and the larger Duke community. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment. Native or near-native fluency in at least one South Asian language and English is required. Interested candidates should submit the following: a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a three-page research statement that includes a description of research accomplishments, plans for future research, experience and approach to mentoring, and the candidate’s approach to supporting a diverse and inclusive research environment; a one-page statement describing teaching philosophy, previous experiences and future plans for teaching, and the candidate’s experience and approach to fostering an inclusive learning and mentoring environment for their students; and 3 reference letters. Please submit applications to AcademicJobsOnline (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/25880). Applications received by November 15, 2023, will be guaranteed full consideration. Duke University and The Department of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies are strongly committed to advancing inclusive excellence throughout our research, teachings, and service activities. We seek to hire faculty who are passionate about working to increase the participation and success of individuals from different backgrounds and communities.

Duke University 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 aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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2204 Erwin Rd, 201
Durham, NC 27708