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Assistant Professor of Asian Studies and Gender and Women's Studies

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Posting Details

Position Information

Academic Home Department: Interdisciplinary Studies
Posting Job Title: Assistant Professor of Asian Studies and Gender and Women's Studies
Recruitment Type: Tenure-Track Faculty
Position Details

Full Time Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty-Discipline: Asian Studies and Gender and Women's Studies
Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:
Position Status: Regular Faculty
Tenure Track Status: Tenure Track
Terms of Employment: 9-Month
Contract Type: Full-time
Date Position Available: 08/06/2018
Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

The Interdisciplinary Studies Department at Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a 9-month tenure track assistant professor in Asian Studies and Gender and Women’s Studies with an emphasis on popular and/ or contemporary culture, to begin August 6, 2018. Candidates will have the opportunity to develop courses in their areas of specialization in both the Asian Studies and Gender and Women’s Studies programs. Faculty members in the department teach in a variety of modalities: face-to-face, hybrid, and online. A commitment to excellence in teaching, complemented by strong scholarship and service, is expected of all faculty members in Kennesaw State University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

A PhD in Asian Studies, Gender Studies or related field, or the foreign equivalent, is required, as well as a record of effective university teaching and demonstrated potential for research. Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date: 11/06/2017
Questions About Position Opening:

Heeman Kim

Additional Information for Applicants
Application Instructions

Candidates’ applications must include a current Curriculum Vitae, cover letter describing research and teaching interests and experience, three letters of recommendation, and unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts are due upon hire. Please include a statement of your teaching philosophy, a statement of your research/scholarship interests, a summary of teaching evaluations, and sample syllabi. Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
For full consideration, completed applications should be submitted by the extended deadline of November 6, 2017. Skype interviews are anticipated in early November. Direct questions about this position to Search Committee Chair Dr. Heeman Kim,

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000578
USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID: 37170
Departmental/College Overview:

The Interdisciplinary Studies Department at Kennesaw State brings together programs in African and African Diaspora Studies, American Studies, Asian Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, Latin American/Latin@ Studies, Peace Studies, and Religious Studies. The department offers majors in African and African Diaspora Studies and Asian Studies and an MA degree in American Studies, minors in all the department programs, and a general education course in Science, Technology, & Society. Kennesaw State University has a strong commitment to hiring a diverse faculty and encourages applications from minority and underrepresented groups. The Interdisciplinary Studies Department wishes to provide an inclusive learning environment that supports socially engaged scholarship, preparing students to be full participants in a multicultural and global society. Candidates are therefore encouraged to address in their application how they can contribute to the department’s values of diversity and community engagement.

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  6. Statement of Research/Scholarship Interests
  7. Summary of Teaching Evaluations
  8. Sample Syllabi
Optional Documents