Job Announcement

The Program in Asian American Studies and Department of Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking a full-time tenure-track assistant professor in Asian American Studies and Gender and Women’s Studies.

A Ph.D. prior to the start of the appointment in a social science or humanities discipline or an interdisciplinary degree with a specialization in Asian American Studies and Gender and Women’s Studies is required. Beginning or advanced assistant professor level. Candidates must show evidence of excellence in teaching and publication.

We welcome candidates in any discipline and time period within Asian American Studies whose work emphasizes gender and/or sexuality, broadly defined. Candidates with a particular interest in the intersection between Critical Race Studies and LGBTQ Studies, queer theory or Trans Studies are encouraged to apply. The tenure home will be in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies with a joint appointment in the Asian American Studies Program. Candidates must have a Ph.D. by the start of the appointment. The appointment is expected to begin in August 2019.

For information on this position and to apply, please click here. The deadline for applications is November 15, 2018.  

Dossier: letter of application, CV, writing sample of 20-25 pages, summary of teaching evaluations, three letters of recommendation

This position is part of the Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Studies Cohort, which was developed in order to advance innovative approaches to the study of racialization and the practice of social justice in the U.S. We seek scholars whose transformative research honors both the desire to understand oppression and to enact social justice in the form of pedagogic practices, inclusive campus climate initiatives, and community involvement. Candidates should have an interest in collaborating with the Cohort and with colleagues in schools, centers, and training programs across campus.

Overall, four candidates will be recruited in this Cohort: 1) American Indian Studies (History as tenure home) [PVL 95181], 2) Chican@/Latin@ Studies [PVL # 94895], 3) Asian American Studies (Gender & Women’s Studies as tenure home) [PVL #95361], and 4) Afro-American Studies [PVL # TBA].