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Instructor

Requisition Number:

34251

Location:

Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Faculty

Schedule:

Full-Time

Posting Close Date:

15-Feb-2022

Date Posted:

02-Nov-2021

Job Summary

The Center for Asian Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a non-tenure track full-time Instructor position in Asian Studies. We seek an Instructor to teach a suite of courses required as part of the Asian Studies BA, including Gateway to Asian Studies, the Senior Capstone Seminar, as well as lower and upper division courses related to the instructor’s field of specialization, with priority given to contemporary Asian social, cultural, and political issues. The position also assists with overseeing the Center’s Asia Internship Program. The successful candidate will contribute to growing the Asian Studies program and maintaining the Center’s undergraduate research publication, the Colorado Journal of Asian Studies. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience, field research, or experience living in Asia, and specializations that complement the Center’s developing strengths in South and Southeast Asia.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The Center for Asian Studies was established in 1999 to advance knowledge of Asia through undergraduate and graduate education, faculty research, and outreach programs for the broader community. The Center is committed to managing and expanding the interdisciplinary major in Asian Studies by providing student fellowships, scholarships, and study opportunities; investing in faculty research and professional development; providing support for building Asia-related resources on the CU Boulder campus; developing academic exchanges with Asian-based colleagues and students; and engaging the local community with Asia-related programs and events. Finally, the Center serves as a link and community-building resource for faculty and students across the University. 

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Your normal classroom teaching assignments will include ASIA 1700 Introduction to Southeast Asian Civilizations (Spring); ASIA 2000 Gateway to Asian Studies (taught both Fall and Spring terms); ASIA 4830 Senior Seminar (Spring); ASIA 4300 Politics of Memory in Asia (Fall); and ASIA 4500 Urban Asia: Tradition, Modernity, Challenges (Fall). Additionally, as the Asian Studies Faculty Director, you will help promote the major and minor, oversee the curriculum, build community among students, and oversee the Colorado Journal of Asian Studies. 

What You Should Know

This appointment begins August 2022.

All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer

Salary range is $52,000-$54,000. 

Benefits

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be Statements

Be effective. Be supportive. Be Boulder.

What We Require

A PhD is required no later than August 1, 2022. Any Asian Studies related discipline or field of specialization will be considered.

What We Would Like You To Have

Preference will be given to candidates with at least nine months of teaching experience, field research, or experience living in Asia, and specializations that complement the Center’s developing strengths in South and Southeast Asia. 

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Syllabus/Syllabi
  5. Teaching/Course Evaluations
  6. Diversity and Inclusion Statement
During the application process you will need to enter contact information for three references who will be contacted to provide letters of recommendation as the search progresses.

Review of applications will begin on January 20, 2022; posting will close on February 15, 2022.
 
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Rachel Rinaldo

Posting Contact Email: Rachel.Rinaldo@colorado.edu