Academic Jobs Wiki

Wiki page for Academic Jobs in Asian & Asian American Studies advertised during the 2023-2024 hiring season. This page is for jobs that start in 2024.

6/6/24: Page for 2025 is now available: Asian and Asian American Studies 2024-2025

Last year's page: Asian and Asian American Studies, 2022-2023

See also East Asian Studies 2023-2024, Anthropology 2023-2024Critical Theory 2023-2024Ethnic Studies 2023-2024, Comparative Literature 2023-2024, and Philosophy 2023-2024.


Please add jobs in the following format and order them alphabetically by institution.

  1. Example University (State/Province, Country). Position Title. Specializations. Deadline. TT/NT. FT/PT. Link to Job ad(s). Updates: 

TT/NT: Tenure-track or Non-tenure track.

FT/PT: Full-Time or Part-Time

For the sake of user-friendliness, please do not add more detailed content of the job ad on this page. (This is a departure from previous years, when these pages tended to become difficult to navigate. The new guidelines are modeled on more user-friendly Academic Wiki pages serving other disciplines.)

Add updates to the end of each entry as they come in: Additional materials requested, video interview scheduled, campus visit scheduled, offer extended, offer accepted, rejection received.

Please post "Have you heard?" questions above, under Word on the Street.

See also Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2023-2024

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Jobs for 2024[]

University of Pennsylvania, PA, US[]

Tenure-track Assistant Professor of South Asia Studies

The Department of South Asia Studies at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track position in social hierarchy, inequality, and exclusion at the rank of assistant professor. We are particularly interested in scholars whose work engages with caste, indigeneity, religious discrimination, stigma, or other forms of marginalization practiced in modern South Asia. Research-level proficiency in at least one South Asian language is required, and proficiency in a second South Asian language is highly desirable. The ideal candidate will have deep knowledge of the appropriate cultural and historical contexts. The position is open to candidates working in the humanities and/or qualitative social sciences, including history, literary studies, anthropology, religious studies, gender studies, performance studies, or related disciplines.

Review of applications will begin November 30, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.

American University, DC, US[]

Associate or Full Professor of Asian/Pacific/American Studies, TT, full time

We welcome applicants from a range of disciplinary backgrounds, including the qualitative social sciences, humanities, and the arts, who are committed to directing an interdisciplinary program that brings together work from all these fields.

Dartmouth College, NH, US[]

Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (Open Rank), TT, full time

The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Dartmouth College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Advanced Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, to begin as early as July 1, 2024. We seek applicants who focus on Asian American Radical Practice and Traditions. We are interested in work that extends comparative, decolonial and diasporic approaches that may include U.S-based radical traditions and practices. This may include the critique of racial capitalism, carcerality, settler colonialism, neoliberal institutionality and Asian American trans*/genderqueer feminisms. The specific area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates whose work engages gender, sexuality, and ethnic studies. The person in this position will teach core courses in the WGSS curriculum as well as classes related to Asian American Studies.

Deadline: 10/15/23

Memorial University (NL, Canada) - TT Assistant Professor in the History of Race, Colonialism and/or Diaspora[]

Specialization: Open

Deadline: April 1, 2024.,%20Colonialism%20and%20Diaspora.pdf

Northern Illinois University (DeKalb, IL, USA)[]

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Southeast Asian and Southeast Asian American Literature, Culture, and Media. Deadline: 12-1-2023.

The Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) and the Department of English at Northern Illinois University (NIU) invite applications for a joint tenure-track Assistant Professor hire in Southeast Asian, Transnational, and Southeast Asian American Literatures, Medias, and Cultures. CSEAS and the English Department actively seek qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our faculty and campus. In accordance with OFCCP regulations, Northern Illinois University encourages applications regardless of race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected category.

NIU’s commitment to diversity includes a thriving Office of Academic, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, 6 cultural resource centers, including the Asian American Resource Center, and 6 academic diversity centers. NIU is a 2021 and 2022 recipient of Insight into Diversity magazine’s Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award and an Association of American Colleges and Universities Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Campus. NIU draws its predominately first-generation and transfer students from the cities of Chicago and Rockford, their suburbs, and the rural areas of the region. CSEAS offers U.S. Dept. of Education Title VI Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships for the study of five Southeast Asian languages: Burmese, Indonesian, Khmer, Thai, and Tagalog at the graduate and undergraduate levels with a robust representation of heritage language learners. Twenty-four faculty in 12 departments are the core faculty teaching languages, cultures, history, and politics of the region. The NIU English department’s secondary teacher licensure program for English Language Arts offers opportunities for collaborating with others on the new TEAACH act, the Illinois state requirement to include Asian American history and culture in public school curricula.

The Assistant Professor in Southeast Asian, Transnational, and Southeast Asian American Literatures, Medias, and Cultures will be an active researcher as well as provide service and teach undergraduate and graduate courses for the Department of English and the Center for Southeast Asian Studies.

Essential Duties

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses that meet the curricular needs of the Department of English and the Center for Southeast Asian Studies.
  • Mentor and support students as well as service to the center, department, college, and university
  • Engage in scholarly activities in the field
  • Collaborate and contribute to ongoing research projects with faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students
  • Provide service to the university and the profession
  • Contribute to exam and dissertation committees, as needed.

Minimum Requirements: Ph.D. in a relevant field conferred by the start date. Proficiency in one or more Southeast Asian languages is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Interest in one or more of the following areas is desirable: theories and politics of race and ethnicity; immigration, diasporic, and/or refugee studies. We are particularly interested in a community-engaged scholar who will develop relationships with Southeast Asian communities in the Greater Chicago area and develop materials appropriate for the Illinois Teaching Equitable Asian American Community History (TEAACH) Act within the Secondary Teacher Licensure program in English Language Arts.

Full consideration will be given to all applications received by December 1, 2023. Prospective applicants should visit to apply and submit application along with the following materials:

  • Cover letter
    • In your cover letter please be sure to address 1) how you meet the language proficiency requirement in a Southeast Asian language and 2) how you will positively contribute to the university’s diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.
  • CV with names and contact information for three academic references
  • Writing sample of 7,000-10,000 words
  • Unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon hire)

Applications submitted after December 1 are welcomed, but will be considered as needed.

Candidates invited to the initial interview round should be prepared to submit three letters of reference at that time.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (Surrey & Richmond, British Columbia, Canada)[]

  • Permanent Full-Time Asian Studies InstructorWe are seeking applicants with fields of specialization that complement those of our current faculty. These include scholars able to teach in areas such as (but not limited to): Korea, Southeast Asia, Central / Inner Asia, West Asia, Indigenous communities in Asia, and/or Islam in Asia. Scholars with transnational expertise are especially encouraged to apply. This is a 100% regular faculty position to begin May 1, 2024. Full-time teaching at KPU is eight course sections per year (4-4). This position will include teaching during the Summer (May-Aug) and Fall (Sept-Dec) semesters. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach both in-person (on our Richmond and Surrey campuses) and online courses. Deadline: February 5, 2024
    • February 8 - Short-listed candidates contacted re: interviews
    • February 27 - Candidates contacted - search cancelled :(
  • NR2 (1-year contract) Full-Time South Asian Studies InstructorThis is a 100% non-regular type 2 faculty position to begin September 1, 2024. Full-time teaching at KPU is eight course sections per year (4-4). This position will include teaching during the Fall (Sept-Dec) and Spring (Jan-Apr) semesters. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach both in-person (on our Richmond and Surrey campuses) and online courses. Deadline: February 20, 2024
    • February 27 - Deadline extended to March 4
  • NR2 (1-year contract) Part-Time East Asian Studies InstructorThis is a 50% non-regular type 2 faculty position to begin May 1, 2024. It would involve teaching four course sections per year (2-2). This position will include teaching during the Summer (May-Aug) and Fall (Sept-Dec) semesters. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach both in-person (on our Richmond and Surrey campuses) and online courses. Deadline: February 21, 2024
    • February 27 - Short-listed candidates contacted re: interviews

Occidental College (Los Angeles, CA, USA)[]

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of English (Mellon Postdoc with reduced teaching load in first year). Multiethnic American Literature. Deadline: 10/16.

San Jose State University, CA, US[]

Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies, TT, full time

The area of specialization within Asian American Studies is open. Candidates with scholarly and/or teaching expertise in one or more of the following are strongly encouraged to apply: Pacific Studies, Environmental Justice, Critical Southwest Asian and North African Studies, and/or South Asian Diasporic Studies. Candidate profiles should reflect the ability to help develop a curriculum around different fields in the creative arts, humanities, and social sciences while at the same time seeking to maintain a commitment to activism and to the needs of local communities.

Deadline: 2/1/24

Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) - Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in the General Humanities[]

The Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) faculty at Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) seeks applicants for a full-time lecturer or senior lecturer teaching-track position in the general humanities. Appointments will be made on an initial two- or three-year contract with the possibility of renewal. Many of our lecturers have taught for a decade or more at SUTD, and a number of our lecturers have been with our department since its inception.

Successful candidates will teach both original elective courses in their field of specialty, as well as sections in the team-taught Global Humanities first-year course. The teaching load for teaching-track faculty is 6.5 course credits per calendar year. During most years, this will equal a 3-3 teaching load with a small additional service component to fulfil the half credit. Salary compensation is internationally competitive (6,000-10,000 SGD per month), and includes relocation support, family pass sponsorship for dependent spouses and children, a monthly housing allowance, and an option to live in on-campus faculty housing for international faculty.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in a humanities discipline, with a proven track record of effective teaching and research in the applicant’s field of specialty. We particularly encourage applications from scholars who are engaged in interdisciplinary or comparative teaching and research, and who have experience in humanities teaching focusing on multiple geographic areas and historical periods. We are especially open to faculty with research and teaching specialties in global or comparative philosophy, art history, film studies, the fine arts, music studies, or Southeast Asian studies to complement existing faculty strengths in literature, classics, history, religious studies, theater studies, Asian studies, and the digital humanities.

The successful candidate will (1) teach and develop our team-taught undergraduate humanities core course, an interdisciplinary global texts course that draws on key works from a diverse range of cultural traditions from Asia, Europe, the Americas, and contemporary global contexts; and (2) design and deliver humanities elective courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. We are especially interested in candidates who are willing to contribute to our cluster’s new digital humanities minor program.

Application Details

SUTD is a new research university established in collaboration with MIT and offers degrees in engineering, computer science, and architecture with a strong emphasis on nurturing socially cognizant innovators, technologists, designers, and entrepreneurs. The HASS department plays a pivotal role in the university’s commitment to world-class teaching and research excellence. The current HASS faculty bring core expertise in anthropology, history, literature, psychology, sociology, urban studies, and the digital humanities.

We specifically seek scholars with the potential for developing new directions in humanities teaching and research, and who are interested in joining an interdisciplinary group of scholars at an innovative engineering and design university.

Candidates should submit the following materials via the SUTD Careers Page.

1. A cover letter

2. A curriculum vitae

3. A statement of teaching experience and philosophy

4. A statement of current and future research plans

5. A 500-word description and selected bibliography of up to ten readings for two courses you may wish to offer OR two course syllabi

6. A writing sample of roughly 25-30 pages

7. Names, affiliations, and email addresses of two references. Please note that candidates who advance to the interview stage will be asked to submit two letters of recommendation at that point. Please have your recommenders ready to send their letters via Interfolio or another means.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by the deadline of December 1, 2023.

Original job posting at SUTD Careers:

Stanford University[]

The Department of English at Stanford University is searching for scholars who research and teach in the field of Asian-American Literature. This is an open-rank search; the appointment may be at the rank of Assistant Professor (on the tenure-track), Associate Professor (with tenure), or Full Professor.

Applicants must have demonstrated a commitment to effective teaching and mentoring and the ability to maintain a world-class research program. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment and will be expected to teach and advise students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The term of appointment is expected to begin on September 1, 2024.

We welcome applications from all candidates in the broad field of Asian-American Literature/Asian Diasporic Literature. We are focused on identifying exceptional scholarship rather than looking for a specific specialization.

Candidates should apply through and submit:

  • a cover letter
  • a curriculum vitae
  • a writing sample (20-30 pages)
  • contact information for three references. (Pre-tenured applicants should submit recommendation letters at the time of application).

Further material may be requested later. Applications will be accepted through October 1, 2023.

Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR)[]

Assistant Professor of Multi-Ethnic American Literature. Deadline Oct. 15, 2023 FT/TT

The School of Writing, Literature and Film at Oregon State University invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship in 20th and 21st century American Literatures with specialization in African-American, Latinx-, or Asian-American Literatures beginning Fall 2024. We especially welcome candidates with a clear commitment to inclusive pedagogies and fostering access for marginalized, underrepresented students. Information of the job application is available here:

This Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position consists of teaching (45%), research (45%), and service (10%). The teaching load is five courses over three quarters annually (fall, winter, and spring terms). Teaching responsibilities include lower-division undergraduate literature courses, upper-division courses, and/or graduate seminars in relevant literary traditions, including topics of the candidate’s design. Mentoring of students is expected, including advising of graduate students in our MA program in Literature and Culture. We seek a candidate whose scholarship adds to the intellectual vibrancy of our community, and that shows potential for distinction in their field. The position includes mentoring and support for advancing one’s scholarship. Service includes committee work for the School and College.

All candidates must have a strong record of teaching and a Ph.D. in Literature, or a closely related field, by the time of appointment. Additional information about our curriculum and faculty can be found at the OSU School of Writing, Literature, and Film website:

Oregon State University is a public R1 land-grant institution committed to public outreach and engagement and motivated by diversity, inclusion, and social justice. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to these core values.

Cal Poly Pomona Comparative Chinese Literature: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature with specialization in Chinese Literature and Culture[]

The Department seeks a tenure-line faculty member in Comparative Literature with an area of expertise in Chinese literature and culture. The successful candidate will teach General Education world literature courses, literature courses in the English BA program, and graduate courses for the English MA program. Opportunities for the creation of new courses in the faculty’s area of expertise and interest are available. All faculty members in the Department are also expected to provide service to the Department, College, and the University by participating in relevant committee work and supporting and fostering student success with activities such as mentoring students, advising clubs, and organizing and conducting service-learning courses and internships. The successful candidate will maintain an active research agenda as both the University and the Department are strongly committed to the Teacher-Scholar model.

Minimum requirements include:

  • PhD in comparative literature with specialization in Chinese literature and culture, or a related field (Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position);
  • Ability to effectively teach broad world literature surveys in translation (earlier or later based on specialization), core classes in the English major such as Introduction to Literary Studies, and upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in area of specialization;
  • Demonstrated commitment to inclusivity and equity. Evidence should be provided in a Student Success Statement that responds to the prompt above - “Inclusive Excellence and Student Success”;
  • Demonstrated experience using culturally responsive pedagogy to create an inclusive, student-centered environment for teaching and learning. Evidence of philosophy and praxis should be provided in a Pedagogy Reflection; and
  • A viable research agenda and the potential for publication in the field of the candidate’s professional and scholarly expertise.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications:

As a blended department, EML seeks to expand its interdisciplinary connections in teaching and research and to further diversify the professionalization opportunities for its students. As such, evidence of expertise in ONE of the following secondary areas is desirable but not required for a successful candidate:

  • Premodern literature and culture
  • Transnational, diasporic, and/or inter-Asia studies
  • Studies in materiality, including but not limited to book history, print culture, and/or information technology
  • Translation studies
  • Media studies, visual culture, and/or film studies
  • Labor history or migration studies
  • Environmental humanities or food studies
  • Medical humanities

Application Process:

A completed application will consist of

  • Cover letter in which you describe your interest in the position, relevant experience, and how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • A Student Success Statement (up to 2 pages, single-spaced) that responds to the prompt above - “Inclusive Excellence and Student Success” and addresses at least two of the inclusive excellence criteria listed (please indicate the criteria numbers in your Statement);
  • A self-reflection on the applicant’s teaching philosophy and practices. In this document, the applicant should discuss their beliefs about teaching and learning, ideally addressing how these beliefs apply to a specific course (or courses) that the candidate has taught, if applicable.;
  • Unofficial transcripts of all graduate-level work.

Review begins on 11/10. Apply at:

National University of Singapore (NUS) : Lecturer (Asian Studies)[]

Job Description

The National University of Singapore (NUS) launched the College of Humanities and Sciences (CHS) in August 2021, an enhanced undergraduate experience for students of the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences (FASS) and the Faculty of Science (FOS). CHS includes a Common Curriculum of 13 modules that provide foundational skills in literacy, numeracy and critical thinking, as well as broad exposure to Humanities, Social Sciences, and Asian Studies.

The successful candidate will be part of the teaching team offering the CHS Integrated Asian Studies module and will be appointed on the Educator Track. The appointment is for a period of two or three years with the possibility of extension. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.


  • Conduct lectures and tutorials (discussion groups) and support students via email, office hours.
  • Provide administrative support and assist in the day to day running of the module.
  • Prepare educational resources and course materials.
  • Evaluate module assessment components.
  • Teach up to 240 contact hours per academic year.

Required Qualifications / Skills

  • A PhD in a relevant discipline (Humanities/Social Sciences with a focus on Asia)
  • Candidates must have excellent verbal, reading, and written skills, and be able to explain difficult concepts clearly.
  • Be able to work well independently, and as a member of an interdisciplinary team with diverse interests and opinions.
  • Strong interest in continued engagement with a variety of humanities and non-humanities disciplines, as well as pedagogical improvement.
  • Strong ability to facilitate discussions for undergraduate students.
  • Past teaching and facilitation experience (especially at the university level) with good student feedback will put candidates in a strong standing.


  1. Abridged CV (5-page max): including details on education, employment history, past experience of teaching and supervision, research activities (including publications) and achievements, honours and awards, and service accomplishments.
  2. Qualifications: Scanned copies of academic degrees.
  3. Teaching Portfolio:
    • Teaching Statement that commences with a preface (max 300 words) that makes the case for appointment. This should be a highly distilled summary of key contributions to student learning and, if applicable, educational leadership, guided by key points from the candidate’s teaching philosophy. The rest of the Statement should focus on outlining the teaching philosophy, providing evidence of strong commitment to education and learning, innovation and leadership in teaching (if applicable), and future pedagogical plans.
    • Teaching evaluations and peer review reports, if available. Other evidence of teaching excellence and/or contributions, e.g., curriculum development, pedagogical innovation etc., should also be provided.
  4. Research Statement: if applicable, highlighting how a candidate plans to advance pedagogical and/or disciplinary knowledge through inquiry. Note that the Teaching and Research statements combined should be no more than a maximum of 2000 words.
  5. THREE referees’ letters (one of whom must be the applicant’s PhD supervisor).
  6. COVID-19 Vaccination Report.
  7. Please submit your application on both the NUS Careers Portal and Academic Jobs Online. (Your referees will only need to submit their reference letters via AJO.)

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

Apply at:

Randolph College (USA:VA) - Non-TT, American Culture[]

  • Ainsworth Visiting Scholar of American Culture. Two-year appointment at the assistant professor level. Specialization open but encourages applicants with strengths in interdisciplinary fields such as African-American Studies, Asian American Studies, Latino/a Studies, Native American Studies, and Gender Studies
  • Qualifications: Ph.D., well-advanced ABD, or equivalent; evidence of scholarly achievement or promise; and success in teaching undergraduates
  • The teaching load is three courses per semester. In the fall, the candidate will teach courses in their field. In the spring, the candidate will teach one additional class in their area and two courses in Randolph's signature and travel-oriented American Culture Program.
  • Application includes a letter of interest, CV, and three names of references. In their cover letter, candidates should address teaching philosophy and how diversity informs their teaching, scholarship, and service.
  • Review of applications will begin February 1, 2024.

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, NC, US[]

Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies, TT, full time

The Department of American Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position as assistant professor specializing in contemporary Asian American popular culture, with research strengths related to the intersection of politics with popular culture, whether in the informal performance of everyday life (in, for example, materials such as graphic novels, manga, and anime; on social media platforms; and in daily foodways/recipe formulas) or the more formal work of poetry, film, music, and theater.

The department embraces a capacious definition of scholarship and seeks applicants from traditional disciplines as well as emerging fields of inter- and transdisciplinary exploration. We welcome a variety of methods, including but not limited to archival, ethnographic, and practice-based research. We value engaged scholarship that contributes to critical conversations in the academy, produces public-facing work, and pursues community collaboration. Candidate’s research and teaching should align with our departmental mission as outlined on our website (

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in research and teaching and will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their area(s) of expertise as well as one of the core courses in our undergraduate curriculum, with a teaching load of two courses per semester (2/2). The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2024. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Deadline: Oct. 27, 2023

*1/19/24: Update + moved below to consolidate w/ others

University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, US[]

Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies and Gender and Women's Studies, TT, full time

The Asian American Studies Program and the Department of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Wisconsin- Madison seek to hire a tenure-track assistant professor in the area of Asian American Studies and gender/sexuality. While we are seeking a scholar who engages with both Asian American Studies and gender/sexuality, the specific area of focus is open and scholars may engage any research methodology from the humanities and/or social sciences.

Deadline: Nov 15, 2023

12/15 - Request for materials & Zoom interview

1/11 - Friend got a request for materials & Zoom interview so it seems like they might be doing a second round, or someone withdrew

1/16 - Timeline update: committee expects to get back to candidates about campus visits by the end of the month, campus visits will start in February

1/30 - Friend received campus visit

Word on the Street[]

Singapore University of Technology and Design / General Humanities:[]

  • 13 December: Zoom interview invite

Asian/Pacific/American Studies at the American University[]

  • Any update on the job of Asian/Pacific/American Studies at the American University? Thank you!
  • 11/11/23: Request for 1st round interviews
  • (I’m adjunct faculty at AU): Someone was doing a campus visit 1/31 and 2/14 for this job


  • Nov. 4 -- Any news about the Stanford job?
  • 11/11/23: Request for letters of reference
  • 11/17/23: Request for interview via email

Berkeley's Southeast Asia position[]

  • Any applications to Berkeley's Southeast Asia position? Share updates please! (11/27)


  • Nov. 19 -- Updates for the Brown job about more materials / interviews?
  • 11/19/23: submitted additional materials about three weeks ago or so -- assuming the radio silence since then is a rejection...
  • 11/19/23: Oh that's weird, but congrats on getting that far -- did they ask you for a writing sample or other materials almost immediately after submitting your application? Since the Nov. 1st deadline was less than 3 weeks ago!
  • 12/1/23: Writing sample request.
  • 12/12/23: Wait, Brown asked for a writing sample beginning of November from some people? They asked for mine Nov 30. So they're actively cutting people based on their additional materials and moving on to others? Weird.
  • 01/04/24: any word after the interviews? I remember them saying sometime this week or next.
  • 1/13/24: campus visit invite at the end of last week
  • 3/11/ 24: Offer has been made.

Loyola Marymount[]

  • Nov. 15 - Any word from Loyola Marymount? Deadline was Oct 30.
  • Nov 30-Nothing so far from Loyola Marymount for me. (x3 as of 11/30)
  • Dec 12-Nothing so far from LMU for me. Anyone else? (x4 same)
  • Dec 12-14 Zoom interviews took place, not sure when requests were sent out.
  • Dec 22: campus visit invitation received
  • Feb 26: Rejected after campus visit


  • Anyone with an update from UConn? Interviews are this week.
  • Interviews the week of Dec 11; news about campus visits to come the week after


  • Anyone with an update from Rice?
  • request for zoom interview (x1)

Brooklyn College[]

  • Anyone with an update from Brooklyn College (History, Asian Peoples in Diaspora)? Materials deadline was November 1, 2023.
    • interview request received on Jan 27
    • any news about campus visits ?
    • Had a campus visit last month, haven't heard back. Any news ?


  • Anyone with an update from Penn (South Asian Studies, social hierarchy, inequality, and exclusion)? Deadline was 30 November 2023.
    • 1/29: x3
    • 1/30: Have first round calls gone out?


  • Anyone with an update from Duke (Asian/Asian American/Diaspora)? Deadline was January 3, 2024.
  • 1/19/24: Request for 1st round interviews via email.
  • 3/11/24: Interviews for campus scheduled

UNC Chapel Hill (Asst. Professor, American Studies)[]

  • 11/29 - Any News?
  • 12/12 - First round Zoom interviews taking place this week
  • 12/15 - Zoom interviews took place Nov 30; I believe above comment is related to the search in History?
  • 1/19/2024 - Has anyone heard back from UNC after the interview?
  • 1/19/24: On-campus interviews are underway

Williams College (Visiting Assistant Professor)

  • 02/16 Any news?
  • 02/16 received invitation for Zoom interview