Assistant Professor, Asian American History, Carnegie Mellon University

Deadline: December 1

Carnegie Mellon University’s Department of History invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Asian American History. Creative, original scholars working on a broad range of thematic and topical areas are encouraged to apply. Candidates should identify the ways their scholarly profile complements and broadens the existing strengths of the department in the history of labor, race, gender, and/or the history of science, medicine, technology, and the environment. We welcome applications from scholars with a range of disciplinary backgrounds including History, Anthropology, and Asian American studies.

The candidate will teach courses on a 2/2 semester load. In addition to teaching courses in Asian American history, a successful candidate will be able to offer courses on the social history of transnational immigration/migration or diaspora studies.

The candidate must receive the Ph.D. by July 1, 2023. The completed application should include 1) a c.v.; 2) a cover letter of no more than 2 single-spaced pages detailing research and teaching interests; 3) a writing sample of no more than 8000 words, including notes; 4) a statement of no more than 500 words indicating how the candidate will contribute to the university’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; and 5) names and contact information for three recommendation letter writers.

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