Job Posting: Assistant Professor - Asian American or Asian Diasporic Literature

Job Posting: Assistant Professor - Asian American or Asian Diasporic Literature

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Application Instructions

Applicants should submit the following materials to the University of Chicago's Academic Recruitment website at by 11 pm on October 31, 2021:

  • a cover letter
  • cv
  • a research statement discussing the applicant’s current and future scholarly projects, including a detailed overview of the dissertation and/or book project
  • writing sample (an article or a chapter)
  • two letters of recommendation

Additional materials, such as a teaching statement and additional writing samples, may be requested at a later stage.

For questions about the position, please contact This position is contingent upon final budgetary approval.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at

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Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email with their request.