Assistant Professor (fixed-term) in Asian American History
Michigan State University
Location: East Lansing, Michigan
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Salary: $63,000 - $70,000
Internal Number: 779373
The Asian Pacific American (APA) Studies Program and the Department of History at Michigan State University invites applications for a full-time, fixed-term Assistant Professor position. The 9-month position will be renewable pending satisfactory performance review and funding availability. The position has 65% assignment in APA Studies Program and 35% in History. The assignment comprises teaching 2 courses for the APA Studies Program and 1 course for History annually. Additionally, a successful candidate will engage in programming and mentoring in the APA Studies Program including: recruiting students to the minor; working with other units and organizations to disseminate information about the minor; mentoring graduate student fellows and undergraduate program assistants; assisting the Director with programming events, initiatives, outreach, and publicity; grant writing. Teaching responsibilities (all in person) include “Introduction to Asian Pacific American Studies” (3 credits; SSC293) course, “APIDA Experiences in Business” (1 credit; SSC391/MGT391), and an additional course listed under the APA Studies minor or an appropriate general education course that will be determined in consultation with the Chair of the Department of History.
The successful candidate should hold a Ph.D. in APA Studies, History, or in a closely related field; have experience teaching university-level courses; working with diverse student populations; interest in working with a range of communities on and off campus.
The APA Studies Program at MSU is housed in the College of Social Sciences and explores the experiences of Asian Americans with strengths in the social sciences, history, and literature. Focusing on migration, globalization, and diaspora, the APA Studies program provides opportunities to explore the future of diversity in a global era. The program is a vibrant, active center for all members of the MSU community interested in the experiences of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. To learn more about the APA Studies Program and other programs in the college, visit our websites: https://apastudies.msu.edu/ and https://socialscience.msu.edu/undergraduate/areas-study.html.
Applicants should submit a letter describing their interest in the position and in APA-related issues, a CV, and three references here:
Review of applications will continue on a rolling basis until June 30, 2022. Questions regarding this position can be addressed to the search committee chair Prof. Andrea Louie (email@example.com). The start date is August 16, 2022.
PhD in Asian American Studies, History, or a closely related field