The Asian Pacific American (APA) Studies Program at Michigan State University invites applications for a part-time Academic Specialist - Advisor position. The 9-month position will be renewable annually pending satisfactory performance review and available funding. The Academic Specialist - Advisor position comprises program development, advising and teaching responsibilities. Program development responsibilities include: recruiting students to the minor; working with other units and organizations to disseminate information about the minor; assisting with programming events and publicity. Advising responsibilities include: communicating with students enrolled in the minor about course requirements and managing records for students in the minor. Teaching responsibilities include coordinating and teaching in the “Introduction to Asian Pacific American Studies” (SSC293) course.
The successful candidate should ideally: hold a Ph.D. or M.A.; have experience teaching university-level courses and advising diverse student populations; and, have training in APA Studies, ethnic studies, or a social science or humanities discipline with a focus on race, ethnicity or migration. The successful candidate should also care deeply about working with undergraduates. Master's degree is required by date of hire.
The APA Studies Program at MSU explores the history and literature of Asian Americans and expands on these areas with strengths in the social sciences. Focusing on migration, globalization, and diaspora, the APA Studies program provides opportunities to explore the future of diversity in a global era. The program is a vibrant, active center for all members of the MSU community interested in the experiences of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. To learn more about the Program, visit our website: http://apastudies.ssc.msu.edu/. Questions regarding this position can be addressed to the search committee chair, Andrea Louie, Professor, Department of Anthropology (email@example.com)
Masters -APA studies, ethnic studies, social scie
Master's Degree by date of hire. The successful candidate should ideally: hold a Ph.D., M.A.; have experience teaching university-level courses and advising diverse student populations; and, have training in APA Studies, ethnic studies, or a social science or humanities discipline with a focus on race, ethnicity or migration. The successful candidate should also care deeply about working with undergraduates.
Required Application Materials
Applicants should submit a letter describing their interest in the position and in APA-related issues, a CV, and a list of three references.
Review of applications will begin on August 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter describing their interest in the position and in APA-related issues, a CV, and a list of three references. Applications must be submitted electronically to Michigan State University Human Resources, posting 592176, at http://careers.msu.edu.
Questions regarding this position can be addressed to the search committee chair, Andrea Louie, Professor, Department of Anthropology (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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