UC Irvine seeks Part-Time Asian American Studies faculty

Part-time Non Senate Faculty
Department of Asian American Studies
University of California Irvine

The Department of Asian American Studies at the University of California Irvine invites applications for part-time Non Senate Faculty positions with primary responsibility in teaching upper division interdisciplinary courses in Asian American Studies for 2007-08. Minimum annual base salary is $39,096; appointments will be made at 37.5% for one course. Appointment date for Fall Quarter 10/02/07-12/31/07, Winter Quarter 2008 1/01/08-03/31/08, Spring Quarter 2008 4/1/08 to 6/30/08.

The applicants should demonstrate specialization in the following area of Asian American Studies:

Introduction to Asian American Studies
Filipino American Experience
Korean American Experience
Asian American Literature
Asian American Women
Asian American Education
Asian American Public Health
Asian American Public Policy
Asian American Selected Topics, e.g. Geography, Law, Urban & Regional Planning, Arts and Music

Applicants with a Ph.D. preferred. Applicants with an ABD or M.A. or equivalent will be considered. UC graduate students must have filed their dissertation or have a degree in hand by mid September 2007 to be eligible to teach Fall 07, mid December 2007 to be eligible to teach in Winter 08 and by mid March 2008 to be eligible to teach in Spring 08. Applicants must have a general understanding of the Asian American historical experience and specialization in a field that complements the existing Asian American Studies curriculum at UCI. Demonstrated ability to teach effectively on a culturally diverse campus and commitment to mentor multicultural students. Priority will be given to those with university teaching experience.

Asian American Studies at the University of California, Irvine offers a B.A. Degree in Asian American Studies, and undergraduate minor, and a graduate emphasis.

Send via e-mail to jfkurataATuciDOTedu followed by a hard copy of your application letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, sample syllabi and names and addresses of three references by June 1, 2007:

Steven Mailloux, Interim Chair
Department of Asian American Studies
University of California Irvine
300 Krieger Hall
Irvine, CA 92697-6900.

The University of California, Irvine is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and has an Advance Program for Faculty Equity and Diversity.

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