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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 265263-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time, Onsite
Location: Madison
Categories: Faculty

Job Summary:

The Asian American Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor whose scholarship and teaching focus on Hmong/HMoob Americans. The position will be 50% in the Asian American Studies Program and 50% in a tenure home department appropriate to area of specialization. Appointment begins August 2023.

The candidate's research may be based in any field in the humanities, arts, and social sciences, including, but not limited to, anthropology, communication, English, geography, gender and women's studies, history, and social work. The candidate's scholarship may engage any methodology and should engage the field of Asian American studies, broadly defined.


Responsibilities include pursuing an active research agenda, teaching four courses per year (including at least two courses on Hmong/HMoob American topics), and participating in faculty governance activities and professional service, as well as supporting the HMoob American Studies emphasis in the Asian American Studies certificate program.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


PhD in social science or humanities discipline


The applicant should have a deep knowledge of Hmong/HMoob American Studies and a strong publication record or a productive research program with strong publishing potential, commensurate with rank.

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: Please visit for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 21, 2023


ACADEMIC (9 months)

Additional Information:

The state of Wisconsin has the third-largest Hmong/HMoob community in the United States, and University of Wisconsin-Madison has a large and vital Hmong/HMoob American student population. Ideal candidates will foster engagement with Hmong/HMoob students and community members, aligning with the values of the Wisconsin Idea that education should influence people's lives beyond the boundaries of the classroom.

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.

How to Apply:

Your application must be received through the Jobs at UW portal to be considered as a candidate. Applications submitted outside of this system will not be considered.

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a cover letter, CV, writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and statement of commitment to diversity. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references as part of your online application. Each of these contacts will be sent a message requesting that they upload a reference letter.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is November 1, 2022, however, this position will remain open and applications may be considered until this position is filled. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE

A criminal background check will be required prior to start of appointment.


Lori Lopez
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Official Title:

Associate Professor(FA030) or Assistant Professor(FA040)



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  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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