The University of California at Berkeley is hiring a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in the Islamic Worlds of Southeast Asia, in the Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies.
The successful candidate will have a rigorous grounding in the culture, literature or history of one or more Islamic communities or movements in Southeast Asia. We especially welcome applications from specialists of Indonesia and the Malay world. Advanced literacy in at least one relevant research language in addition to English is required.
Tenure-track Assistant Professors at Berkeley are expected to excel in research, teaching and service. Duties will include developing and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in Southeast Asian studies, with a special focus on the Muslim experience in Southeast Asia, supervising and mentoring graduate students, and contributing to the Departmental and university mission through service. For more on the Department’s dynamic research and teaching community and our programs, please visit: https://sseas.berkeley.edu/
The Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies is committed to upholding the university’s principles of community so that every individual can be successful in a healthy, welcoming, and safe environment. We believe that our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share fully our commitment to these values. The successful candidate will share our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging and our support of equitable access to opportunities for learning.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley.
Statement of Research
Statement of Teaching
Writing Sample 1 of 2 (Applicants are required to provide a total of two writing samples) - Sample of recent, sole-authored scholarly work, in English (published or unpublished) of up to 10,000 words.
Writing Sample 2 of 2 (Applicants are required to provide a total of two writing samples) - Sample of recent, sole-authored scholarly work, in English (published or unpublished) of up to 10,000 words.
Authorization to Release Information Form - A reference check will be completed only if you are selected as the candidate to whom the hiring unit would like to extend a formal offer.
- 3 required (contact information only)
Open date: September 22, 2023
Next review date: Friday, Nov 10, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time). Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Please see the full announcement here.