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Asian American Studies Full Time Lecturer

San Jose State University
San Jose, CA
Closing date
Mar 19, 2023

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Job no: 524920
Location: San José
Position Rank and Title: Lecturer, Full-time, 1.0

Target Start Date: August 17, 2023
Application Deadline: March 31, 2023

The Program of Asian American Studies (AAS), housed in the Department of Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences (SISS), at San José State University invites highly qualified and motivated applicants for a full-time, temporary teaching appointment.

AAS at San José State University was founded as a part of the student-led Ethnic Studies movements in the late-1960's and 1970s. AAS is a growing program with a reputation for excellence in teaching, service, scholarship, and community engagement. The program has five full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty and a strong pool of lecturers, from esteemed teachers to community practitioners. AAS faculty are trained in various disciplines with distinct community and research interests that contribute to a vibrant community of activist scholars. Moreover, AAS currently serves over one thousand students a year in the General Education program, with additional plans to grow into a major in the next few years. AAS is one of three units at San José State that offers courses under AB 1460 and the Area F CSU Ethnic Studies requirement.

The AAS Program and the SISS Department welcomes all forms of diversity including race, ethnicity, geography, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. The Department invites applications from candidates who can demonstrate excellence in teaching and working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds.

The Department offers BA degree programs in Sociology and Minors in Asian American Studies, Sociology, Sociology of Education, and Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies. With approximately 600 majors and 35 faculty members, SISS is a growing and vibrant department community. Learn more about our department at

Compensation and salary range placement are determined by qualifications and experience. To learn more about range placement, please see University Policy S21-2. Anticipated hiring ranges:

2/L-A: $4530 - $6000
3/L-B: $5405 - $6800
4/L-C: $6190 - $7900
5/L-D: $7800 - $8800

Ranges are the anticipated monthly salary rate of full-time AY faculty--part-time rates are prorated. There are 6 monthly payments per semester (full-time AY annual salary = rate x 12). See the Faculty Salary Schedule for more information.

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Equal Employment Statement:

SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

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