Teaching Positions Available for 2013-2014
The Center for Asian American Studies seeks Assistant Instructors (AIs) and Lecturers for the 2013-2014 academic year. We are especially interested in classes that focus on these themes:The Center for Asian American Studies (CAAS) offers both assistant instructor and teaching assistant opportunities to graduate students at The University of Texas at Austin. These assistantships are open to continuing graduate students ONLY and are contingent on institutional funding. · Comparative Race · Psychological Perspectives on Asian American Identity · Globalization, Diaspora, and Transnationalism · Popular Culture and Media · Religion · Oral History Methodology · Social Activism and Community Development All Assistant Instructor applicants must have at least an MA in a related field, must have taken the 398T class, and be enrolled for at least 9 hours at UT-Austin during the semester they will be teaching. AI positions are reserved for graduate students. AIs can generally only teach lower-division classes. The open topic classes may be cross-racial and cross-disciplinary, but must have at least one-third Asian American content. Lecturers may teach upper-division classes. For lecturer positions, please see the position description here: http://facultyjobs.utexas.edu/ and search for the position under College of Liberal Arts for Asian American Studies. To apply, please submit the following materials in hard copy to the Center for Asian American Studies, UT Austin, 1 University Station A2200, 78712: 1. A syllabus or course outline that includes: -Course description -Proposed reading list -Major topics covered -Goals and objectives -Course requirements 2. A current curriculum vitae 3. Teaching evaluations 4. Two signed letters of recommendation on letterhead for AIs (three for Lecturer applicants). Please submit the above materials by Wednesday, October 31, 2012.
The Center for Asian American Studies (CAAS) offers both assistant instructor and teaching assistant opportunities to graduate students at The University of Texas at Austin. These assistantships are open to continuing graduate students ONLY and are contingent on institutional funding.
RequirementsGraduate students appointed as assistant instructors or teaching assistants must be in good standing with the Graduate School (3.00 grade-point average), registered for at least nine semester hours of course work in the long semester they are appointed, and making progress toward their graduate degree.
Graduate students seeking an appointment as an assistant instructor must also have a master's degree or an equivalent level of achievement in graduate study (e.g., 30 hours including 18 hours of credit in the subject to be taught) and professional accomplishment. The student must have credit for a 398T (supervised teaching course) plus one semester of employment as a teaching assistant or have one year of teaching experience at an accredited college or school.
Graduate students are limited to a total of 14 semesters of student academic employment, where the half-time appointment is for 20 hours per week. The Graduate School enforces the 14 Semester Rule and there are no exceptions to this policy. This policy applies to assistant instructor and teaching assistant appointments.
The application deadline for 2012-2013 has passed. Check site for 2013-2014 application deadline in Fall 2012.
Prospective applicants should contact the Program Coordinator, Sona Shah, with any questions about the application process.