CUNY Dr. Thomas Tam Visiting Professorship in Asian American Studies (Visiting Professor/Associate Professor) in New York, New York
Dr. Thomas Tam Visiting Professorship in Asian American Studies (Visiting Professor/Associate Professor)
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FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The City University of New York (CUNY) is hiring a Visiting Professor at the senior faculty level of full or associate professor for the Dr. Thomas Tam Visiting Professorship in Asian American Studies, for the 2023-2024 academic year. The Visiting Professor will perform teaching, research, and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise as noted below. They will share responsibility for committee and department assignments, performing administrative, supervisory, and other functions as assigned. The Dr. Thomas Tam Visiting Professor will be based at one of the four CUNY campuses participating in the search, Brooklyn College, Hunter College, Queens College or the Graduate Center. They will teach one class a semester at that campus and will engage with students and faculty members during the appointment. The Dr. Thomas Tam Visiting Professor will
participate in public events designed to raise the visibility of scholarship in Asian American studies. This will include working closely with CUNY's Asian American / Asian Research Institute (AAARI), a University-wide institute that promotes undergraduate and graduate education in Asian-American studies and educates civic, business, academic leaders, and the general public, on issues of concern to the Asian American community.
This distinctive position presents an opportunity for a leading scholar to work in New York City's diverse and dynamic environment while also working with AAARI and CUNY faculty to develop and enrich the CUNY research agenda in Asian American studies. The search committee contains representatives of the CUNY colleges involved in the search, with appointment to a particular college dependent on the candidate's fit with that college's goals and academic priorities.
Visiting faculty are individuals with a primary commitment to another accredited college or university who possess advanced scholarship or professional achievement.
In general, faculty performs teaching, research, and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise as noted below. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments, performing administrative, supervisory, and other functions as assigned.
Required: For Associate or Full Professor: Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
Preferred: Substantial research experience, expertise and publications on the Asian American experience are required. Areas of focus may include civic and political engagement; religious and ethnic identities; gender and sexuality; health, illness, and disability; aging and intergenerational relations; entrepreneurship and economic development; diasporic and transnational communities; and others.
Vaccination Requirement: Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.
Salary range is $90,000 - $130,000, commensurate with rank, credentials, qualifications and experience. CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after October 1, 2022
City of New York employees and employees of Participating Employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after October 1, 2022, will only be eligible to enroll in the Emblem Health HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.
After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period. If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day. Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period.
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HOW TO APPLY
For full consideration, please submit a CV, letter of interest or statement of interests, and the contact information for at least three professional references by the closing date. The direct link to the job opening from external sources is:
Applications are encouraged by April 30, 2023.
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