Postdoctoral Fellowship in Asian American Studies

Cornell University Asian American Studies Program in New York

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted March 24, 2017
Type Post-doc
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Cornell University’s Asian American Studies Program invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship to begin Fall 2017.  Candidates should have received their Ph.D. within the past three years.  While we will consider applications from all fields, preference will be given to those whose work in Asian American studies has been undertaken within the fields of political science, media and visual studies, comparative literature, or sociology.  The course load will be 2:1 (with the distribution of teaching over the two semesters to be determined through mutual consultation), and the fellowship recipient should be able to teach the program’s core course, “Introduction to Asian American Studies.”  The fellowship recipient will also be expected to participate in the extracurricular programming sponsored by the Asian American Studies Program.  Review of applications will begin April 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.  Please send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, three sample course descriptions (one of which must be a description for the abovementioned introductory course on Asian American Studies), and three letters of recommendation online to:  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.  Valid Visa is required.  Visa expedition funds and relocation costs are not provided for this position.

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