CfA: Tenure-track assistant professor, Asian Studies
The Department of Asian Studies in the College of Arts, Languages, and Letters at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa invites applicants for a 9-month, tenure-track, full-time assistant professorship, to begin Fall 2024, pending availability of funds.
We are looking for a collegial and talented colleague with demonstrated expertise in trans-Pacific environmental humanities or environmental justice studies and the ability to develop and teach innovative interdisciplinary graduate- and undergraduate-level courses at the intersection of Environmental Humanities, Environmental Justice, Asian-American Studies and Asian Studies.
Applicants with a scholarly focus on trans-Pacific drivers of and responses to ecological crises (including sea level rise, environmental degradation, marine pollution, coastal erosion and biodiversity loss) that emphasizes the shared pasts and futures of communities in Southeast Asia and the United States are particularly encouraged to apply.
This colleague will contribute to the department’s new, Mellon-funded interdepartmental initiative to expand and connect Asian, Asian-American, and Pacific Islander Studies through Environmental Humanities lenses that emphasize the shared histories and futures of Asia/Oceania/America.
The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa is a leading institution for the study of Asia and the Pacific, and the Department of Asian Studies is committed to providing students with an interdisciplinary, holistic understanding of the region.
For more information and to apply, please follow this link: https://tinyurl.com/2vw5rs52