Associate or Full Professor – Asian American Studies and potential Chair of Asian and Asian American Studies, Cal State LA

Deadline: For full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by January 17, 2023. Applications received after the deadline may be considered.

Minimum Qualifications:

1) An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Asian American Studies, Ethnic or Gender Studies, or a relevant discipline in the Social Sciences or Humanities or closely-related field from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required;

2) Evidence of successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level;

3) Well-established record of scholarly productivity in the area of Asian American Studies;

4) Hold a tenured position at the Associate or Full Professor level. Appointment will be at current rank with tenure.

Preferred Qualifications:

1) Clear evidence of collaborative leadership;

2) Demonstrated evidence of faculty support;

3) Evidence of experience in academic program administration or serving as department/program chair;

4) Experience in grant writing and funding development;

5) Evidence of research that includes a focus on culture or related specializations within the field of Asian American Studies.


The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community. These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.

The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, the successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University’s shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.

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