Assistant Professor of Asian American History
University of Pennsylvania
The Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania seeks to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a focus on Asian American history. This hire is part of a multi department, multi-position initiative in Asian American Studies. We especially encourage applications from candidates with scholarly expertise in one or more of the following: diaspora and empire; a history of postwar migration from Asian countries; and/or Asian American experience in a multiracial context. The successful candidate for this position will present strong evidence of excellence in research and teaching, and is expected to have the Ph.D. in hand by the start date (July 1, 2022). In addition to contributing to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level and mentorship in the Department of History, the new faculty member is expected to play an active role in the Penn Asian American Studies Program (https://asam.sas.upenn.edu/).