The Asian Studies Program, School of Pacific and Asian Studies, University of Hawai‘i at MÄnoa, seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position to begin August 1, 2011, pending position clearance and availability of funds.
The candidate must be committed to the study of Korea while also contributing to the interdisciplinary and cross-cultural emphasis of the Asian Studies Program and its vision of educating undergraduate and graduate students about Asia. A faculty member in the Asian Studies Program is expected to teach a minimum of four courses per academic year, carry out curriculum development, and participate in Asian Studies Program and University-wide committees as requested.
Minimum Qualifications: Earned Ph.D. from a college or university of recognized standing. Show strength in the humanities, social sciences, or related discipline; demonstrated research focus on Korea; knowledge of the Korean language; and promise of scholarship. The successful applicant will have strong instructional skills and show promise in research and publication.
Desirable Qualifications: The successful applicant should be able to make Asian cultural sensibilities, knowledge, and epistemologies integral to his or her teaching; work collaboratively with diverse groups of students and faculty; and provide service to the institution and academic community.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2011, and continue until the position is filled.
To apply, submit a letter of interest addressing the fulfillment of the minimum and any additional qualifications, a current curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference from professionals in the field competent to assess your work. Official transcripts (from institution to institution) that reflect degree and course work will be required at the time of hire. Send applications to:
University of Hawai‘i at MÄnoa
School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Asian Studies Program
Personnel Search Committee
1890 East West Road, Moore 416
Honolulu, HI 96822
Direct inquiries to Professor Michael Aung-Thwin; 808 – 956-5962; firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information about the University of Hawai‘i at MÄnoa Asian Studies Program, see http://www.hawaii.edu/shaps/asia.
The University of Hawai‘i is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, National Guard participation, breastfeeding, and arrest/court record (except as permissible under state law).
Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and, for certain positions, criminal history record checks.