Loyola Marymount University, Asian and Asian American Studies
Assistant Professor, Cultural Anthropology of Asia or Social Geography of Asia
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
The Department of Asian and Asian American Studies at Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Cultural Anthropology of Asia or Social Geography of Asia at the rank of assistant professor beginning August 2022. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and teach a variety of courses at both introductory and advanced levels in the Asian and Pacific Studies Program. Ability to contribute to the broader departmental curriculum needs, including developing courses in Transpacific Studies is preferred. Additionally, experience or interest in teaching Asian popular culture is a plus. We seek a dynamic candidate to help further grow the number of majors and minors in Asian and Pacific Studies. Candidates with an interdisciplinary teaching portfolio which will allow to cross-list courses with other departments are especially encouraged to apply.
Applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching and strong scholarship or scholarly potential. A Ph.D. in fields consistent with the position is required by the time of appointment. As a department committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, we encourage applications from candidate of all background.
The typical teaching load for tenure-track faculty is 2-2-2-3in a two-year cycle, with an expectation to advise students and to provide service to the department, the college, and the university.Loyola Marymount University, a Carnegie classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence,the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment as defined by federal,state and local law. We invite all persons in the full diversity of their being, life experiences, and beliefs to apply. Please read more about LMU’s commitments and our efforts at (https://resources.lmu.edu/officeofinterculturalaffairs/).
Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, student teaching evaluations (quantitative and qualitative), a set of sample syllabus, writing samples (article or chapter length), graduate school transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (one of which must explicitly address the candidate’s teaching ability). Candidate materials (in PDF format) should be submitted online at https://lmu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Careers/job/Westchester-Campus/Tenure-Line-Asian-and-Asian-American-Studies_R632 Letters of recommendation must be submitted by the recommender directly to AAASFacultySearch@lmu.edu. All application materials must be received by October 8, 2021.
Chair of the Search Committee: Yanjie Wang (firstname.lastname@example.org)
|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies