Job: Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies

The Intercollegiate Department of Asian American Studies at the Claremont Colleges and the Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts at Harvey Mudd College invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Asian American studies, to begin July 1, 2018. We are seeking a scholar who approaches history from an interdisciplinary perspective and who has research and teaching expertise in South Asian, Muslim, Southeast Asian, or Pacific Islander communities. The successful candidate should, by the beginning of Fall 2018, hold a Ph.D. in ethnic studies, history, American Studies, or related fields.  The teaching load for this position is five courses annually, including courses in the candidate’s field of expertise as well as two required departmental courses: a survey course on Asian American history and one course in the core curriculum at Harvey Mudd College. The candidate will be expected to work collaboratively in an intercollegiate and interdisciplinary setting. We especially encourage candidates whose work takes place within frameworks of transnationalism and globalization.

Please submit all materials no later than December 18th, 2017, including letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research, one writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. These documents should be uploaded to Academic Jobs Online. Please contact Hung Cam Thai, Chair of the Intercollegiate Department of Asian American Studies for further information at hung.thai@pomona.edu.

The Claremont Colleges (Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, Pomona, and Scripps) are liberal arts colleges located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. We are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employers. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

(Closed) Job: Two-year Visiting Assistant Professor for the Intercollegiate Department of Asian American Studies at the Claremont Colleges (Hosted by Pitzer College)

The Intercollegiate Department of Asian American Studies of the Claremont Colleges invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professorship, beginning July 1, 2017. We seek a teacher-scholar whose teaching and research can foster critical thinking across disciplinary boundaries and whose areas of specialization contribute to our concentrations. This visiting position will be expected to teach six courses during each year: one core course on Research Methods in Asian American Studies (once during the two years) and one elective on Asian American Women’s Experiences (once each year). The remaining four courses can be in the candidate’s areas of specialization. We especially welcome candidates who can offer special topics courses which complement our curriculum, especially courses on Muslim, Pacific Islander, Southeast Asian, South Asian, mixed race, mixed ethnicity Asian Americans, and performance arts. PhDs or terminal degree preferred, ABDs will be considered, all preferably with at least one year of teaching experience.

Please submit in one PDF document a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, proposed course syllabi, course evaluations (and any evidence of teaching experiences) and three letters of reference to Hung Cam Thai, Chair of the Intercollegiate Department of Asian American Studies. For further information, please contact hung.thai@pomona.edu.

The Claremont  Colleges (Claremont  McKenna,  Harvey  Mudd,  Pitzer,  Pomona, and Scripps) are  liberal  arts  colleges  located  35 miles  east  of  downtown Los  Angeles.  We  value  diversity,  and actively  encourage  applications  from women  and members  of  historically  underrepresented  groups.

Although this search is being hired by the Intercollegiate Department of Asian American Studies at the Claremont Colleges, the position will be hosted by Pitzer College. Pitzer has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College’s distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and concern with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action. Pitzer College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. For the successful applicant with the relevant interests, affiliations are possible with the intercollegiate departments of Africana Studies, Chican@/Latin@ Studies, and/or the Intercollegiate Feminist Center for Teaching, Research, and Engagement.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Deadline to apply is March 14, 2017.

Visiting Lecturer in Asian American Studies, Spring 2017

The Intercollegiate Department of Asian American Studies of the Claremont Colleges invites applications for several visiting lecturer positions for spring semester 2017 to teach up to three courses. We are open to various courses, but especially welcome candidates who can teach “Asian American Women’s Experiences” and those who can offer Asian American literature and/or special topics courses which complement our curriculum, especially courses on Muslim, Pacific Islander, Southeast Asian, mixed race, mixed ethnicity Asian Americans, and performance arts. PhDs or terminal degree preferred, ABDs will be considered, all preferably with at least one year of teaching experience.

Please submit in one PDF document a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, proposed course syllabi, course evaluations (and any evidence of teaching experiences) and two letters of reference to Hung Cam Thai, Chair of the Intercollegiate Department of Asian American Studies. For further information, please contact hung.thai@pomona.edu.

The Claremont  Colleges (Claremont  McKenna,  Harvey  Mudd,  Pitzer,  Pomona, and Scripps) are  liberal  arts  colleges  located  35 miles  east  of  downtown Los  Angeles.  We  value  diversity,  and actively  encourage  applications  from women  and members  of  historically  underrepresented  groups.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Interim Community Engagement Coordinator

The Intercollegiate Department for Asian American Studies (IDAAS) seeks an Interim Community Engagement Coordinator (CEC) to act as a liaison between IDAAS and community partner sites, and assists IDAAS with their community-based internships, research and partner development. As a liaison to partner sites, the CEC utilizes his/her experience in community work to guide the ethical practices of community-based education among students, faculty, and staff.

This position solicits prospective community partners, maintains relationships with existing community partners, coordinates and assists Department Chair with public events, including graduation, award ceremonies, and departmental events and receptions, coordinates an effective program for recognition, involvement, and stewardship of community partners and student internships; creates and maintains a web-data base regarding Asian American community organizations near the colleges and provide resources for jobs, fellowships, internships in Asian -American communities, public services, and social justice organizing.  This position will also locate and write small grants to support community-based learning initiatives by coordinating programming on campus with community-based partners while managing student interns and distributing an e-newsletter that includes compiling and updating the email list of interested students, faculty, and staff.  The Community Engagement Coordinator reports to the IDAAS Academic Coordinator.

This is a one-year, part-time interim position.

For more details and to apply for this position, please check out this link.

(Closed) Job: Part-time visiting lecturer in Asian American Studies at the Claremont Colleges, Spring 2016

Thank you for your interest. The positions have been filled.
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The Intercollegiate Department of Asian American Studies at the Claremont Colleges invites applications for part-time, visiting lecturer positions to teach one or two courses in Asian American Studies during the Spring 2016 semester. We welcome applicants who can offer Asian American History, Social Science, and/or special topics courses which complement our curriculum, especially courses on Muslim, Pacific Islander, Southeast Asian, mixed race, or mixed ethnicity Asian Americans. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or be ABD, and have some teaching experience.

The Claremont  Colleges  (Claremont  McKenna,  Harvey  Mudd,  Pitzer,  Pomona, and Scripps)  are  liberal  arts  colleges  located  35 miles  east  of  downtown Los  Angeles.  We  value  diversity,  and actively  encourage  applications  from women  and members  of  historically  underrepresented  groups.

Please submit in PDF form a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, proposed course syllabus, course evaluations, and three references via email to Prof. Hung Cam Thai, Chair, at hung.thai@pomona.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Job: Part-time visiting lecturer in Asian American Studies at Pomona College, Fall 2013

The Intercollegiate Department of Asian American Studies at the Claremont Colleges invites applications for part-time, visiting lecturer positions to teach one course in Asian American Studies during the Fall 2013 semester. In addition to our “Contemporary Issues in Asian America,” we welcome applicants who can offer a social science oriented course or a special topics course which complements our curriculum, especially courses on Pacific Islander, Southeast Asian, mixed race, or mixed ethnicity Asian Americans.  Applicants should have a Ph.D. or be ABD, and have some teaching experience.

The Claremont Colleges (Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, Pomona, and Scripps) are liberal arts colleges located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. We value diversity, and actively encourage applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Please submit in PDF form a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, proposed course syllabus, course evaluations, and three references via email to Prof. Hung Cam Thai at hung.thai@pomona.edu.

Job: Part-time, Visiting Lecturer in Asian American Studies (Fall 2013)

The Intercollegiate Department of Asian American Studies at the Claremont Colleges invites applications for part-time, visiting lecturer positions to teach one course in Asian American Studies during the Fall 2013 semester. We welcome applicants who can offer a social-science oriented course on “South Asian Communities”  or a special topics course which complements our curriculum, especially courses on Pacific Islander, Southeast Asian, mixed race, or mixed ethnicity Asian Americans. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or be ABD, and have some teaching experience.

The Claremont Colleges (Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, Pomona, and Scripps) are liberal arts colleges located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. We value diversity, and actively encourage applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, proposed course syllabus, course evaluations, and three references via email to madeline.gosiaco@pomona.edu, followed by a hard copy of your application materials to:

Madeline Gosiaco
Intercollegiate Department of Asian American Studies
Claremont Colleges
Lincoln Building 1118
647 N. College Way
Claremont, CA 91711

Review of applications will begin March 1, 2013. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.