The Department of Asian American Studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara invites applications for 1 full-time Lecturer, part-time Lecturers, or graduate student Teaching Associates.

Part-time lecturers may teach 1 to 2 courses per quarter. One full-time lecturer may teach 7 courses over the three-quarter year. MA or ABD status in a PhD program required for consideration; PhD preferred. Candidates must have prior teaching experience.

Teaching Associates may teach 1 course per academic year. Applicants must be graduate students at UCSB with ABD status or MA in hand at the time of application, and at least one year of teaching (or equivalent) experience.

Successful candidates will be hired to teach course(s) listed in the department’s current curricular offerings. Particular interests include but are not limited to the following courses: Multiethnic Asian Americans, Pacific Islander Americans, Asian American Masculinities, Asian American Queer Studies, Representations of Asia in Asian American Literature, Social Movements, Gender and Feminist Studies, Transnational Asian America, Ethnographies of Asian America.

For more information, please review our list of course offerings available here. Please direct any questions to our Department Manager Arlene Phillips at (805) 893-2371 or to the curriculum chair by email.

To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, a list of three references, syllabi for proposed courses, and teaching evaluations to:

Professor Erin K. Ninh
Chair of the Curriculum Committee
Department of Asian American Studies
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4090

Please send hard copy. Email applications are accepted in addition but not without hard copy follow-up.

Review of applications for full-time Lecturer or part-time positions beginning in the Fall will begin immediately; please submit by March 7. Applications for Winter-Spring will be accepted until the individual courses are filled. UCSB is an AA/EO employer.