Assistant Professor of Hmong American Studies
Degree and area of specialization:
Ph.D. or other terminal degree prior to start of appointment (discipline open)
Licensed or license-eligibility dependent on discipline.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
No experience required. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching and research
interests in Hmong American
The Asian American Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks to hire a
tenure-track assistant professor whose scholarship and teaching focus on Hmong Americans.
Appointment begins August, 2013.
The candidate's research may be based in any field, including humanities, arts, social sciences, community based studies, education, social work, counseling psychology, or anthropology.
The candidate's scholarship may engage any methodology.
The successful candidate should pursue an active research agenda, teach four courses per year (including at least two courses on Hmong American topics), and engage actively with the Hmong community, broadly defined.
The tenure home will reside in a department appropriate to area of specialization; appointment will be budgeted in the Asian American Studies Program and the tenure home.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate an in-depth cultural understanding of Hmong Americans. S/he will be grounded in Hmong American issues, including social justice considerations; will be respectful of Hmong lived experiences; demonstrate an awareness of social issues facing Hmong American communities. Preference will be given to candidates who have the ability to communicate in Hmong. Interest in working with Hmong American communities, in educational development and mentoring of Hmong and Asian American students on campus, and in advancing a vision to help forward long-term campus and local community desire to develop Hmong Studies is preferred.
|Full time salary rate:||Minimum $56,000 ACADEMIC (9 months) |
Depending on Qualifications
|Anticipated begin date:||AUGUST 27, 2013|
|Number of positions:||1|
TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION
Application must be received by: NOVEMBER 28, 2012
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send cover letter, c.v., writing sample, and three letters of
recommendation to Professor Lynet Uttal, Director, Asian American Studies Program, at
email@example.com. To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by November
18, 2012. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE
A criminal background check will be required prior to start of appointment
Unless another application procedure has been specified above, please send resume and cover letter referring to Position Vacancy Listing #74753 to
|Lynet Uttal||Phone: 608-263-4026|
|303 Ingraham Hall||Fax: N/A|
|1155 Observatory Drive||Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Madison, WI 53706|
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