Open Rank - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Asian American Studies

Northeastern University, College of Social Sciences and Humanities (CSSH)
Boston, Massachusetts
Closing date
Dec 10, 2021

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Position Type
Full Time
Area Studies, Asian Studies
Organization Type
Level of Experience
Any level of experience considered

Job Details

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities (CSSH) at Northeastern University seeks nominations and applications from scholars for multiple openings in Asian American Studies, with an expected start date of Fall 2022. Appointments will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor with tenure, or Full Professor with tenure. Successful candidates will have a distinguished scholarly record and demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and leadership. This multi-position search is open to applicants with a Ph.D. from disciplines in the social sciences and humanities, and we especially welcome scholarly expertise in any of the following: law, governance, and social justice; migration and diaspora; critical technology studies; health humanities; political economy; literature, art, and social movements; visual studies; Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Studies; public and/or digital humanities.

Successful candidates will have a partial appointment in the Asian Studies Program and have a tenure home in an appropriate department in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities or in the University. Candidates may have a cross-college appointment with the College of Arts, Media and Design (CAMD), if appropriate, or may affiliate with one of our research centers dedicated to work at the nexus of race and social justice, including the Boston Area Research Initiative and the NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks or the Institute on Race and Justice.


The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is the liberal arts center of Northeastern University’s thriving academic community. The college’s 17 schools, departments, and programs—with disciplines ranging from economics and history, to English and international affairs, just to name a few—form an interdisciplinary group of scholars with global perspectives and a culture of inclusion.

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