University of California - Davis, Asian American Studies
Assistant Professor, Asian American Studies & Education
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
The Department of Asian American Studies (ASA) at the University of California, Davis invites
applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position with a specialization in Education to
begin July 1, 2019. We seek candidates with strong emergent re search agendas and a vision for teaching
whose work focuses on P-20 educational systems or diverse contexts where pedagogies are delivered.
We are interested in work that draws from, and builds upon, Asian American studies, Ethnic studies, or
Critical Race Theory (CRT). We especially seek scholars with a strong commitment to public and
community-engaged scholarship and with specialization in approaches that can include, but are not
limited to, the following: Community Based Participatory Research (CPBR); Youth Participatory Action
Research (YPAR); scholar-activist research; feminist, queer, and/or decolonial pedagogies . The
Department of Asian American Studies is deeply invested in undergraduate education and mentorship
within and beyond the classroom. We seek candidates who will help provide leadership in the delivery of
our undergraduate curriculum, are committed to the advising and mentorship of undergraduate students,
and who will foster outreach, service, and grant activities to support our programmatic goals.
Successful candidates will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate teaching
excellence, including the mentoring of undergraduate students, in Asian American Studies and/or
Education with a potential to teach emergent theories and methodologies in the field of Asian American
Studies and education. A doctorate in education, Asian American Studies or related field must be
completed by July 1, 2019.
The Asian American Studies Department is an interdisciplinary community of scholars that spans the
social sciences, humanities, and arts, and who collaborate broadly with various centers and institutes onand
off-campus focused on community-engaged approaches to manifest and promote social justice.
Applications should include a detailed cover letter including a statement of teaching and research, a
curriculum vita, a representative sample of written work (an article, book chapter, or dissertation
chapter), contact information for four (4) references, and a diversity statement submitted to the online
application system at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02388 .
For full consideration, applications must be completed by December 7, 2018. The position is open until
The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong
institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.
UC Davis supports family-friendly recruitments. See: http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/wl-brochure.pdf
ASA Faculty Search Committee
|Primary Category:||Asian American History / Studies