Call for Applicants: CUNY Thomas Tam Visiting Professor in Asian American Studies (2017 – 2018)

Call for Applicants: CUNY Thomas Tam Visiting Professor in Asian American Studies (2017 – 2018)

CUNY Seeks Thomas Tam Visiting Professor in Asian American Studies (2017-2018)

Application Deadline: April 15, 2017

The City University of New York is hiring a Visiting Professor at the senior faculty level of full or associate professor for the Dr. Thomas Tam Visiting Professorship in Asian-American Studies. Performs teaching, research, and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise as noted below.  Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments, performing administrative, supervisory, and other functions as assigned. 

The Dr. Thomas Tam Visiting Professor will be based at one of the four CUNY campuses participating in the search, Brooklyn College, Hunter College, Queens College or the Graduate Center. He or she will teach one class a semester at that campus and will engage with students and faculty members during the appointment. The Dr. Thomas Tam Visiting Professor will participate in public events designed to raise the visibility of scholarship in Asian American studies. This will include working closely with CUNY’s Asian American / Asian Research Institute (AAARI).

For more information and to apply: Apply for the AAARI Thomas Tam Visiting Professor

About AAARI
The Asian American / Asian Research Institute (AAARI), of The City University of New York (CUNY), is a university-wide scholarly research and resource center that focuses on policies and issues that affect Asians and Asian Americans. It covers four areas: Asian American Studies; East Asian Studies; South Asian Studies; and Trade & Technology Studies. For more information visit the AAARI Website.

Keith Miyake is a graduate of the Earth and Environmental Sciences Program at the CUNY Graduate Center. His work crosses the fields of political economic geography, environmental justice and environmental governance, critical race and ethnic studies, American studies, and Asian American studies. His dissertation examined the institutionalization of environmental and racial knowledges within the contemporary capitalist state.

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