Princeton Searching for Professor in Asian American Studies

September 4, 2014 § Leave a comment

Princeton has launched a search for a senior, tenured professor in Asian American Studies! The search will occur across several departments, with the hire being offered a position in the department suiting his/her field of research along with an affiliation with the Program in American Studies. Further details on the search can be found on the Princeton jobs website here.


 

The announcement is as follows:

Asian American Studies Position at Princeton:
Job Title: Professor/Associate Professor

Department: Council of the Humanities – 21000

Princeton University seeks distinguished candidates for a tenured professorship in Asian American Studies, including, but not exclusive to, migration and transpacific Asian Studies. Preference will be given to candidates whose work, while centrally located in Asian American Studies, also builds substantial and visionary bridges to other fields of inquiry, especially Anthropology, East Asian Studies, Politics, Religion, literary/cultural studies, and comparative race studies.

The successful candidate will be appointed in the department(s) best suited to his or her research and will be affiliated with the Program in American Studies. Field of specialization is open.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest along with a vita which includes three names of reference, and a writing sample. The letter of interest should include the candidate’s sense of the field and his or her vision for the future of Asian American Studies. Evaluation of applicants will begin on November 15 and continue until the position is filled.

Princeton is an AA/EEO employer and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, and those with disabilities.

Essential Qualifications:
Excellence in a humanities or social science discipline.
Thematic focus in Asian American Studies.
Ph.D. in a humanities or social science discipline.

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