Vietnamese Linguistics Position at UCLA

Shoichi Iwasaki iwasaki at HUMNET.UCLA.EDU
Wed Jun 21 23:11:30 UTC 2000


A search is being conducted by the Department of East Asian Languages and
Cultures, the Asian American Studies Center and the Center for Southeast
Asian Studies at UCLA for an Assistant Professor specializing in Vietnam
and Vietnamese American Studies.  The successful applicant will be located
in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, with
responsibilities to teach in both the Southeast Asia Program and the Asian
American Studies Interdepartmental Program.  Applicants should have a
Ph.D., be fluent in Vietnamese  and demonstrate an outstanding level of
competence and motivation to research and teach in the areas of Asian
American Studies and Southeast Asia (Vietnam) Studies and the potential
links between them.  They should deal with textual materials in Vietnamese
and English, defined broadly to include social, electronic, linguistic, or
literary texts.  A demonstrated commitment to effective teaching at both
the undergraduate and graduate levels is also required.

Appropriate subject areas would include: Literature; Critical Theory;
Cultural Studies; Cultural History; Religion, including popular religion;
Gender Studies; Popular culture, including electronic cultures;
Linguistics, Socio-linguistics or Applied Linguistics.

Applications should be addressed to Professor Shu-mei Shih, Search
Committee Chair, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Royce Hall, UCLA, Los
Angeles CA 90095.  Applicantions should include a letter setting out the
applicant's credentials and research and teaching preferences in both Asian
American and Southeast Asian (Vietnam) Studies, three letters of reference,
a curriculum vitae and samples of  publications or research papers.
Inquiries may be directed to Professors Shu-mei Shih, Search Committee
Chair <shih at>, Anthony Reid, Director, Center for SE Asian
Studies <areid at>, Don T. Nakanishi,  Director, Asian
American Studies <dtn at>, or Robert Buswell, Chair, EALC
<buswell at>. Candidates will begin to be considered on 30
October, 2000, but search will remain open until position is filled.
Appointment to begin on July 1, 2001. The University of California is an
EO/AAE. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.
Don T. Nakanishi, Ph.D.
Director and Professor
UCLA Asian American Studies Center
3230 Campbell Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1546
e-mail:dtn at
web site for Center:

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