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Assistant Professor with a specialization in Asian Studies at Kennesaw State University

Department Humanities and Social Sciences/Asian Studies Program
Position Title Assistant Professor with a specialization in Asian Studies
Position  Qualifications/ Responsibilities: The Asian Studies Program and College of
Humanities and Social Sciences at Kennesaw State University invite
applications for the jointly appointed, tenure track position of
Assistant Professor, specializing in Asian Studies. Preference will be
given to candidates with an interdisciplinary approach to their
research and who offer a promising record of scholarly publication and

Areas of responsibility include coordinating the comprehensive ASIA
3001 “Understanding Asia” course; teaching courses in both the
candidate’s home department and in the Asian Studies Program; advising
Asian Studies minor students; and promoting the Asian Studies Program. 
Service to the university or in the community is expected and highly
valued. Applicants are encouraged from any discipline usually found in
the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Applicants may be ABD, but are expected to have a Ph.D. in hand by the start of the Fall semester, in August 2010.

KSU’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences has a strong
commitment to hiring a diverse faculty and welcomes applications from
minorities and members of underrepresented groups. The College of HSS
works to provide an inclusive learning environment to prepare students
for personal and professional success in an increasingly global
society. Candidates, therefore, are encouraged to address in their
application how their work can contribute to the diversity of the
scholarly community.

Kennesaw State University is a growing and progressive university in
Georgia’s public system of higher education. Located on an attractive
campus in suburban Atlanta, KSU currently enrolls more than 22,000
traditional and nontraditional bachelor, master, and doctoral students.
The thriving Atlanta metropolitan area has a rich array of cultural and
historical centers, libraries, theaters, museums, colleges and
universities, and other resources. For a detailed description of the
Kennesaw State University, College of HSS, and Asian Studies program,
please visit our websites: and

Application Procedure: Applications will be accepted until the
position is filled.  To ensure consideration for on-campus interviews,
please apply by October 15, 2009. Candidates are encouraged to apply
electronically by emailing their documents (see below) to

Candidates should submit a letter of application addressing the
applicant’s position qualifications, teaching philosophy, and
trajectory of scholarship. Application file should also include
relevant data from teaching evaluations; current curriculum vita;
three recent letters of recommendation; official undergraduate and
graduate transcripts sent (if applying by regular mail) to:

Dr. Nina Y. Morgan, Asian Studies Search Committee Chair
Dept of English
Kennesaw State University
1000 Chastain Road, #2701
Kennesaw, Georgia 30144-5591

Date Position Available: August 2010. This position is contingent upon budgetary allocation.
Policy Statement Kennesaw State University, a member of
the University System of Georgia, does not discriminate on the basis of
race, religion, color, sex, age, handicap, national origin, or sexual
orientation, as authorized by law. Georgia is an Open Records State.
Questions About Position Opening: Please email questions about this position to Dr. Nina Y. Morgan at: