Tenure Track Opening in Asian American Studies at SFSU

The College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in the Asian American Studies Department with a specialization in Asian Americans and Government, to commence Fall 2017 semester.

*Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree by August 1, 2017.
*Specialization in the areas of law, political science, public policy or legal studies
*Preferred expertise in community organizing, immigration, educational policy, or Chinese American Studies
*Candidates with bilingual competence in an Asian language are encouraged to apply.

In addition to the specific area(s) of specialization for this position, candidates must demonstrate (1) an ability to teach general and comparative Asian American Studies courses (both undergraduate and graduate levels), (2) excellence in curricular development and student advising, (3) commitment to scholarly/professional activities in the field of Asian American Studies, and (4) active participation and ongoing involvement in Asian American communities.

Rank and Salary: Assistant Professor. Salary will commensurate with rank and qualifications.

Application Deadline: Postmark date of Thursday, December 15, 2016.​ Review of applications will continue until the position is filled

Submit an application dossier containing the following: a CV, all official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, writing/publication samples, three letters of recommendation, and a teaching portfolio that includes a sample syllabi for the course, AAS 213 Asian Americans and American Ideals and Institutions (refer to the department’s list of courses at www.sfsu.edu/~aas). Mail hard copies to:

Asian American Studies Hiring Committee, Search # 35.16
College of Ethnic Studies
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue – EP 103
San Francisco, CA 94132
For further information contact: aashire@sfsu.edu or 415/338-2698

San Francisco State University is a member of the California State University system and serves a diverse student body of 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Asian American Studies at SF State has the nation’s most comprehensive program of study on the Asian American experience, with a commitment to serving our students, the academy, and most important, our Asian American communities. The Asian American Studies department is in the only College of Ethnic Studies in the nation and was founded on principles of community-based research and teaching, student leadership and activism, and the self-determination of communities of color.

San Francisco State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity. We welcome applicants of all ethnic, racial and gender identities, sexual orientations as well as people with disabilities. We particularly encourage those who may be from historically underrepresented groups.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

See more details here  http://csucareers.calstate.edu/Detail.aspx?pid=58640