Department of Asian American Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, IL)
February 15, 2024
Starting Date: 
August 16, 2024
Post date: January 19, 2024

The Department of Asian American Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a Lecturer in Asian American Studies.  We seek a theoretically sophisticated interdisciplinary scholar trained in ethnic studies or related fields to teach core courses in Asian American Studies. Topics of instruction can include but is not limited to introduction to the field, race and empire, gender and sexuality, immigration, citizenship, literature, arts, and/or media.  Applicants must demonstrate a strong record and teaching experience in courses in Asian American studies and are expected to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels based on curricular needs.

Candidates are responsible for teaching three courses a semester.  Additional duties include monitoring and mentoring teaching assistants, holding office hours to meet with students outside of class time, writing and grading examinations, and assigning grades.

Application Instructions 

Applications must be received by 6:00 pm (CST) on February 15, 2024.  Apply for this position at https://jobs.illinois.edu and use the Apply Now button on the posting. 

For full consideration, submit a completed application by uploading your cover letter, resume and the contact information for three professional references which include full name, phone number and email address.  Applications not submitted through https://jobs.illinois.edu will not be considered.  For further information about this specific position, please contact clyke@illinois.edu.  For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.  

Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by the closing date.  Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.

The University of Illinois must also comply with applicable federal export control laws and regulations and, as such, reserves the right to employ restricted party screening procedures for applicants.

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