Lecturer in Asian American Studies
Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights, Harvard Univerity (Cambridge, MA)
February 28, 2023
Starting Date: 
July 1, 2023
Post date: January 19, 2023

The Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights seek applications for a Lecturer in Asian American Studies. Especially encouraged to apply are candidates whose work foregrounds interdisciplinary methodologies, and whose teaching can engage multiple Asian American diasporas and historical periods. An ability to teach Asian American studies through a comparative or relational ethnic studies lens, including engagements with Pacific Islander studies, is also preferred.

Doctorate in a related discipline required by the time the appointment begins, strong interdisciplinary background, teaching experience.  Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching is desired. (Finalist candidates will submit a teaching portfolio and sample seminar descriptions.)

Application Instructions 

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu). Review of applications will begin February 12, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

1. Cover letter, including a description of teaching experience, and any efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging in the classroom

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Writing sample, such as a journal article or dissertation chapter

4. Names and contact information of three referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation if the candidate is invited to interview for the position. Three letters of recommendation must be received in order for the candidate to be short-listed for the position.

5. If the candidate advances to the finalist round, they will be asked to submit a teaching portfolio and description of two seminars they could teach. These materials must be received before the candidate’s finalist interview.

Review Begins: 
February 12, 2023

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