Just got this job announcement today:
Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies
California State University, Northridge
Asian American Studies Department, Northridge, CA 91330-8251
Salary: $51,024-$62,000 (subject to budgetary approval)
PhD in Ethnic Studies, American Studies, English, or closely related fields, with an emphasis or a demonstrated interest in Asian American and Pacific Islander Literatures and Cultural Studies. Tenure Track. Degree expected prior to August 17, 2010. Desirable secondary interest may include media studies, composition theory, creative writing, performance studies, popular culture and postcolonial theory. Evidence of teaching and research excellence, an understanding of Asian American Studies as a disciplinary field and a commitment to providing service to the Asian American community required. CSUN is a Learning Centered University with a diverse student population drawn largely from the Los Angeles area.
Send letter of application, C.V., at least three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching effectiveness, publications or recent writing sample, and representative syllabi of Asian American Studies courses taught or in planning to Asian American Studies, CSUN, Northridge, CA 91330-8251. CSUN is an EO/AA, Title IX, Section 504 Employer. Primary consideration given to applications postmarked by December 14, 2009. Review full announcement on our website: http://www.csun.edu/aas/.
Alas! The timing is all wrong for me, but I do wonder if the position will get budgetary approval in the end. The university systems in California seem to be imploding right now...?