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Teaching Assistantships, 2019-2020 Academic Year

Posted Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:15:00 CST

Category: Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Asian American Studies Department is advertising for four Teaching Assistants at 50% time for the 2019-2020 Academic Year.  TAs will assist with the instruction of AAS 100: Introduction to Asian American Studies.

 

The rate of pay will be subject to the Graduate Employment Organization contract for a 50% appointment over a nine month period.  Those selected for the positions will be expected to work hours and meet responsibilities commensurate with those outlined by the Graduate College and the University’s agreement with the GEO (http://www.ahr.illinois.edu/geo.pdf).  The position begins August 16, 2019 and extends through to May 15, 2020.

 

Job Description:

  • Teach assigned discussion sections for AAS 100.
  • Attend all lectures. Be responsible for grading examinations and papers and/or for assisting the professor or course supervisor in grading.  Lead review sessions for course examinations. 
  • Hold office hours for students for 1-2 hours per week in the AAS building, for the course.
  • Generally assist the professor and/or course supervisor with class functions.
  • Be familiar with university, departmental, and course policies on grading, exam scheduling, grievance procedures, plagiarism, and cheating. Attend the campus-wide orientation for teaching assistants conducted by the Office of Instructional Resources at least once. 
  • Attend all departmental teaching orientations.

 

Qualifications:

  • Expertise in Asian American Studies and/or Ethnic Studies
  • Experience teaching and facilitating discussion sections.
  • Eligible to hold a 50% time assistantship.
  • Graduate student at the University of Illinois in a program that has not been designated as cost-recovery or self-supporting

 

Application process:

E-mail the following to Christine, AAS Administrative Aide, clyke@illinois.edu

 

  1. A brief letter of application detailing interest and qualifications for the assistantship.
  2. A current CV detailing your teaching, research, and service activities.
  3. A list of three references (name, mailing address, phone number, email address).

 

For full consideration, submit application by Monday, March 25, 2019.  For more information, contact Christine Lyke at 333-3736, clyke@illinois.edu

 

All applicants will be encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Teaching Assistantship, Fall 2019

Posted Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:15:00 CST

Category: Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Asian American Studies Department is advertising for one Graduate Instructor at 50% time for the Fall 2019 semester.  Teaching Instructors will teach one introductory level course in Asian American Studies.

 

The rate of pay will be subject to the Graduate Employment Organization contract for a pro-rated 50% appointment over a nine month period.  Those selected for the positions will be expected to work hours and meet responsibilities commensurate with those outlined by the Graduate College and the University’s agreement with the GEO (http://www.ahr.illinois.edu/geo.pdf).  The position begins August 16, 2019 and extends through to December 20, 2019.

 

Job Description:

  • Develop syllabus for course.
  • Teach all lectures. Be responsible for developing class assignments and grading.   
  • Hold office hours for students for 1-2 hours per week in the AAS building, for the course.
  • Be familiar with university, departmental, and course policies on grading, exam scheduling, grievance procedures, plagiarism, and cheating. Attend the campus-wide orientation for teaching assistants conducted by the Office of Instructional Resources at least once. 
  • Attend all departmental teaching orientations.

 

Qualifications:

  • Expertise in Asian American Studies and/or Ethnic Studies
  • Experience teaching and facilitating discussion sections.
  • Eligible to hold a 50% time assistantship.
  • Graduate student at the University of Illinois in a program that has not been designated as cost-recovery or self-supporting

 

Application process:

 

E-mail the following to Christine, AAS Administrative Aide, clyke@illinois.edu

 

  1. A brief letter of application detailing your teaching experience, teaching philosophy and qualifications for the instructing a course in Asian American studies.
  2. A current CV detailing your teaching, research, and service activities.
  3. A list of three references that can speak to your teaching (name, mailing address, phone number, email address).

 

 

For full consideration, submit application by Monday, March 25, 2019.  For more information, contact Christine Lyke at 333-3736, clyke@illinois.edu

 

All applicants will be encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Teaching Assistantships, Fall 2019

Posted Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:15:00 CST

Category: Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Asian American Studies Department is advertising for two Teaching Assistants at 25% time for the Fall 2019 semester.  Teaching Assistants will assist faculty teaching AAS introductory courses.

 

The rate of pay will be subject to the Graduate Employment Organization contract for a pro-rated 25% appointment over a nine month period.  Those selected for the positions will be expected to work hours and meet responsibilities commensurate with those outlined by the Graduate College and the University’s agreement with the GEO (http://www.ahr.illinois.edu/geo.pdf).  The position begins August 16, 2019 and extends through to December 20, 2019.

 

Job Description:

  • Attend all lectures. Be responsible for grading examinations and papers and/or for assisting the professor or course supervisor in grading. 
  • Generally assist the professor and/or course supervisor with class functions.
  • Hold office hours for students for 1-2 hours per week in the AAS building, for the course.
  • Be familiar with university, departmental, and course policies on grading, exam scheduling, grievance procedures, plagiarism, and cheating. Attend the campus-wide orientation for teaching assistants conducted by the Office of Instructional Resources at least once. 
  • Attend all departmental teaching orientations.

 

Qualifications:

  • Expertise in Asian American Studies and/or Ethnic Studies
  • Experience teaching and facilitating discussion sections.
  • Eligible to hold a 25% time assistantship.
  • Graduate student at the University of Illinois in a program that has not been designated as cost-recovery or self-supporting

 

Application process:

E-mail the following to Christine, AAS Administrative Aide, clyke@illinois.edu

 

  1. A brief letter of application detailing interest and qualifications for the assistantship.
  2. A current CV detailing your teaching, research, and service activities.
  3. A list of three references (name, mailing address, phone number, email address).

 

For full consideration, submit application by Monday, March 25, 2019.  For more information, contact Christine Lyke at 333-3736, clyke@illinois.edu

 

All applicants will be encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Associate

Posted Thu, 11 Oct 2018 08:00:00 CDT

Category: Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Fellowship

The Asian American Studies Department (AAS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks two postdoctoral research associates for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is a one-year, non-renewable, appointment. Applicants should conduct research germane to Asian American Studies.  Proposed research projects should have the potential to make a significant contribution to the field.  S/he is also expected to give a presentation on his/her research project and to teach one of the department’s regularly offered undergraduate courses.This associate will be housed in the Department of Asian American Studies, but will also be provided opportunities to build a supportive on-campus community with the associates from African American Studies, American Indian Studies, and Latina Latino Studies.

Stipend and Benefits

$47,476 salary over a 12-month period. Additional $5,000 for research expenses. Comprehensive benefit package.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must must have received a doctorate or appropriate terminal degree within the past five years or have completed this requirement by July 31, 2019. They must demonstrate promise for a tenure-track appointment at a research college or university and their primary research focus must be Asian American, and/or transnational Asian populations in the U.S. and across the Asian Diaspora.

To Apply

Create your candidate profile through the University of Illinois application login page at http://go.illinois.edu/AASPost-DocFellowshipApplication and upload your application materials:

    • Cover letter
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Statement of the research/writing project to be undertaken during the appointment
    • Scholarly writing sample (20 page minimum)
    • Graduate transcripts (copies are acceptable, but official transcripts may be requested at a later date)
    • Contact information for two professional references. For candidates who have not yet completed their Ph.D. at the time of application, one of these letters must be from the chair of the dissertation committee addressing the likelihood of completion by the starting date of the associateship. Note: Letters of reference cannot be uploaded. You must request that your letter writers email (preferably) or mail their recommendations directly to the department By January 21, 2019:

Post Doc Review Committee
Department of Asian American Studies
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
1208 W Nevada St. 
Urbana, IL 61801

E-mail: clyke@illinois.edu

To be considered,  applications must be submitted by January 21, 2019. Additional materials may be requested at a later date.

For further information about the fellowship, contact the Department of Asian American Studies at (217)244-9530 

 

Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).