Postdoctoral Associate in Asian Studies
Asian Studies, Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
February 1, 2024
Starting Date: 
June 1, 2024
Post date: November 30, 2023

The Asian Studies Program at Tulane University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Associate position that bridges divisions across Asian Studies and Asian American Studies. Special consideration will be given to candidates whose work directly addresses questions of race and racialization in transnational or globalized contexts. 

The Program seeks candidates with innovative research agendas, a commitment to undergraduate education, and experience in social justice and antiracist organizing. The associate will be affiliated with Tulane’s Asian Studies Program and assigned a faculty mentor. They will teach one course per semester and devote time to research and scholarly writing. This position is renewable for one year. 

Asian Studies is an interdisciplinary program housed in the School of Liberal Arts that draws on faculty across the School of Liberal Arts including Art History, Anthropology, Communication, English, History, Philosophy, Political Science, and Sociology in addition to offering language programs in Chinese and Japanese. Additional information on the School of Liberal Arts and its departments and programs can be accessed at

Candidates must have received their PhD in a humanities or humanistic social science discipline. PhD degrees should be conferred no earlier than 2020 and no later than May 2024.

Materials received by February 1, 2024 will receive full consideration.

Experience collaborating with non-academic community partners is especially welcome.

Application Instructions 

Applications via Interfolio must include: cover letter, CV, a short description of a course to be offered in English, one sample of scholarly writing, and three references. We are particularly interested in courses that engage questions of race and racialization, time period open.

For more information, please contact Dr. Jana Lipman, Professor of History and Search Chair, at

Review Begins: 
February 1, 2024

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