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SEE ALSOEthnic Studies 2013-2014 AND American Studies 2014

Native American History jobs posted at: North American History 2013-14
Native American Literature jobs posted at Ethnic American Literature 2014


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Indigenous and Native American Studies Jobs 2013-2014 (Full-Time / Tenure-Track)Edit


Kennesaw State University (GA) - TT Asst. Professor, English and American Studies (pref. expertise in Indigenous Lit. of the Americas)Edit

  • See full post at American Studies 2014
  • Anybody hear about this one?
  • Nope, radio silence.
  • 1/10/14 Anything with this job? I heard phone interviews might happen in Jan. anyone scheduled?
  • 1/15 Still radio silence. 

Laurentian University (Canada) - TT Position, Development Anthropology / Indigenous Land-UseEdit

Northland College (WI) - TT Assistant Professor - Native American StudiesEdit

Northland College, a liberal arts college with a focus on the environment and sustainability, seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Native American Studies to begin in the fall of 2014. A knowledge of Native American cultures of Wisconsin, especially Ojibwe culture, is preferred. Teaching experience at the college level is required. The teaching load is seven courses a year: three courses in the fifteen-week fall semester, three courses in the fifteen-week winter semester, and one course in the four-week May term. The successful candidate will teach Native American history surveys, Native American culture courses in their area of expertise, and to contribute to the college's general education curriculum. The successful candidate will also be expected to serve the college community through committee work, community outreach, and our Native American and Indigenous Cultures Center.

  • The complete position description, qualifications, and application process can be found at: http://www.northland.edu/jobs AA/EOE
  • Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. LINK to Apply
  • According to higheredjobs.com the pay scale is $44K to $48k.  :(
    • Yes, and they stick to it!
  • Rejected 3/6.  Forgot I even applied!  I guess it's a good thing I already found a job.
    • I second everything you just said.

Quest University - Aboriginal StudiesEdit

  • Deadline 12/15
  • I was going to post the description here, but it's no longer listed on their site.  Did anyone see this and/or apply for it?  Was the job pulled or did they just take it offline now that the deadline passed?  Other positions with earlier deadlines are still posted...

Reed College - Native North AmericaEdit

San Diego State University - TT Asst. Professor, American Indian Lit.Edit

University of Alaska, Fairbanks - TT Assistant Professor of Indigenous Studies (2 positions)Edit

Job Posting Summary: The University of Alaska Fairbanks Department of Cross-Cultural Studies invites applications for tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Indigenous Studies. UAF has a significant number of Indigenous students enrolled in a wide range of academic programs that are available on campus in Fairbanks as well as through a network of six rural campuses and a variety of distance education programs. 

Indigenous Studies is located in the College of Liberal Arts and constitutes an interdisciplinary M.A. and PhD program built upon an integrated set of core courses designed around a set of six specialty areas with emphases in Indigenous Research, Indigenous Education, Indigenous Knowledge Systems, Indigenous Languages, cultural resource management and sustainability, and Indigenous Leadership. The program is offered jointly through the Center for Cross-Cultural Studies, the Alaska Native Language Center, the School of Education, and the Department of Alaska Native and Rural Development. The PhD program was established in 2009 and is administered by the Center for Cross-Cultural Studies in cooperation with the UAF Graduate School, the College of Liberal Arts, and the College of Rural and Community Development. Many Indigenous Studies courses are cross-listed and there is the opportunity to work with students and faculty in other disciplines, schools, or colleges. Most courses are offered by various modes of distance education. 

The Center for Cross-Cultural Studies was established in 1971 by action of the UA Board of Regents. In addition to the academic programs, it houses the Alaska Native Knowledge Network, a curriculum clearinghouse and a publications center. The research and development agenda for the Center focuses on applied research, cultural collaborations, and academic programs that benefit the people of Alaska.  

Knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position: Applicants must have previous university-level teaching and research experience and significant experience working with Alaska Native/Indigenous cultures and peoples. Applicants should have demonstrated knowledge of Indigenous cultures, languages, value, traditions, and philosophy of life as well as demonstrated familiarity with indigenous research methodologies. Many Indigenous Studies courses are cross-listed and there is the opportunity to work with students and faculty in other disciplines, schools, or colleges. Most courses are offered by various modes of distance education.  

Typical education or training required for this position (including licenses): Applicants for this position must have completed a doctoral degree and be able to teach distance education courses and guide student research within fields related to Native/Indigenous Studies. Potential areas of expertise are cultural resource management and sustainability, Indigenous knowledge systems, Native ways of knowing, cultural studies in the humanities and social sciences, Native/natural sciences, nurturing community well-being, and comparative studies in the Arctic and Pacific Rim regions.  

  • Special Instructions to Applicants: Please attach a: Curriculum Vitae; Cover Letter; Contact information for 3 references; Teaching and research statement (Research document; List of publications; Philosophy of teaching.
  • Link to Apply: http://www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=81691
  • Phone interviews were held on 09/16
  • On one of the jobs they were done with campus interviews weeks ago. I think they might have already made an offer on one of them. I got an email this past week from HR that I was no longer considered on one of the jobs. 
  • At least one of these positions is an inside hire. The candidate was already a tenure-track faculty in another department at UAF. So there's that.
  • Aw schucks.
  • They do have 2 positions so that's good.
  • Any updates? (12/04)
  • Invitation for phone interview (11/12)
    • Is this, by chance, a second phone interview? 
    • No, first interview. So I'm guessing it's for the second of the two positions, though I'm not sure.
    • 11/12 was a while ago - are there campus interviews scheduled or completed by now?
    • Nope, phone interview still hasn't happened yet
  • Phone interviews held on Jan 6th
  • Are there campus visits scheduled? 1/16
    • I haven't heard anything either way.  I know they only interviewed 5 by phone, but was told it will take a while to hear because they have to talk with HR and the Dean.  Not sure how many they will bring to campus. 1/20
    • I heard they conducted phone references. (1/21)
  • Has anyone heard about campus visits yet? 1/30
  • Campus invite has been made. (1/30)
    • How many are invited?
  • Both positions are filled as of 03/14/2014.

University of Colorado, Boulder - TT Assistant Professor in American Indian/Indigenous StudiesEdit

The Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in American Indian/Indigenous Studies to begin in Fall 2014. In line with building our newly established Ph.D program in Comparative Ethnic Studies, we welcome comparative, interdisciplinary, and intersectional approaches and innovative theoretical perspectives. The Department of Ethnic Studies is particularly interested in candidates with areas of specialization that complement the Department's existing strengths, and who have the potential to increase the profile of the program as well as the Department's ties with other departments/centers on campus (e.g. Native Legal Studies, Indigenous Governance, Environmental Science, Geography, Sustainability Studies, Political Science, Critical Prison Studies, Performance Studies,Transnational Indigenous Pacific Studies, and Community Health, among many other possibilities). The successful candidate must show potential for, or evidence of, an active research agenda/strong publication record, and have PhD in hand by Fall 2014. We will also consider advanced assistant professors who have a demonstrable track record of tier one excellence in research productivity. The successful candidate must also show potential for, or evidence of, a commitment to undergraduate teaching excellence and to the training and mentoring of doctoral students. The Department of Ethnic Studies openly embraces diversity and inclusivity, and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, genders, classes, sexualities, nationalities, and religions. The University of Colorado Boulder is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. Our campus is nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains with easy access to Denver and to the Denver International Airport. We are located within walking distance of the American Indian Law Library and the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) with whom we collaborate in a variety of ways. CU Boulder is home to a variety of nationally funded research centers and Institutes such as the Center for the American West, Institute for Behavioral Sciences (IBS), the Center for the Humanities, the Institute for Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR), the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), the Bueno Center, and our own Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in the Americas (CSERA). Boulder is also home to federally funded research facilities such as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), as well as other major research centers in the University of Colorado system.

Required Qualifications: A Ph.D. in American Indian Studies, Ethnic Studies, American Studies and/or other relevant disciplines with a specific focus in American Indian/Indigenous Studies.

  • Application Instructions: Applications are accepted electronically at: https://www.jobsatcu.com/, posting #F00715, and must include: 1) A letter of application that specifically addresses the candidate's qualifications for the position, with areas of specialization, research and teaching interests clearly identified. 2) A current CV/resume 3) Three letters of recommendation 4) Writing sample (limited to 25 pages) 5) Teaching evaluations and sample syllabi
  • Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on October 21, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Dr. Arturo J. Aldama, Associate Chair and Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies at arturo.aldama@colorado.
  • -contacted for skype interview, 10/25 --> wow, that was fast. curious, did you submit your application very early? --> yes, i did. they might still be putting the list together (10/26).
  • -ALREADY? Aw shucks, I heard nothing. But good luck. 10/25
  • That was fast!!!
  • Rejection E-mail (2/11)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - American Indian StudiesEdit

The American Indian Studies Program at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign ( http://www.ais.illinois.edu) invites applications for an assistant, associate, or full professor position (full time tenure-track or tenured position).

American Indian Studies is searching for a scholar in interdisciplinary American Indian or Indigenous Studies with an emphasis on Native peoples from regions of North America where our campus is located, including the Lower Great Lakes, the Upper Mississippi, and the Mississippi cultural regions. The successful candidate will have a record of research excellence and publication in American Indian or Indigenous studies (tenured) or demonstrate potential to develop such a record (tenure-track). Along with research and publication, the position requires significant contributions to undergraduate teaching, graduate mentoring, in addition to program, university, and other forms of professional service. Current faculty in our unit conduct interdisciplinary research in a range of fields including comparative indigenous studies, media studies, expressive culture, intellectual history, literary history, educational history, sports, social and political theory, language revitalization, museum studies, governance, health, militarization, and performance. Candidates from all disciplinary backgrounds will be considered; however, the search committee is interested in candidates who complement the expertise of our current faculty, and we are particularly interested in candidates whose research focuses on design and fine arts, linguistics, language revitalization, environmental studies, landscape architecture, critical geographies, and disability studies. A joint appointment or teaching arrangement with another academic unit on campus is also likely.

Minimum qualifications include the PhD or equivalent by the start of appointment, clear knowledge and experience in American Indian and Indigenous Studies, scholarly achievement and promise, and evidence of teaching excellence. Experience working with American Indian or other Indigenous communities is a plus.

  • To ensure full consideration, create your candidate profile through https://jobs.illinois.edu and submit your letter of application detailing current research plans, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references by December 15, 2013. The search committee may contact the applicant about soliciting letters of reference at a later point, after a first review of the files. For inquiries regarding the position, contact search committee chair, Jodi Byrd ( jabyrd@illinois.edu). Target start date of August 16, 2014. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.


  • (1/9/14) letters and writing samples requested (x2)

University of Missouri - Indigenous ReligionsEdit

University of Oklahoma - Director of the Native American Studies Program/Coca Cola Professorship (Assoc. or Full)Edit

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Oklahoma is seeking outstanding candidates for a full-time, twelve-month, tenured Associate or Full Professor position as Director of Native American Studies with primary responsibility to provide leadership for all aspects of the Native American Studies Program. The director also holds the Coca Cola Professorship. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent and must be qualified for tenure at the University of Oklahoma. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching related to Native American Studies, experience working with tribal communities, and a commitment to providing service to Native American communities. Prior administrative experience and evidence of obtaining external support for academic programs are desirable. It is expected that the Director will maintain an active research program and teach courses appropriate to Native American Studies. Salary will be commensurate with the background and experience of the successful candidate. Appointment to begin July 1, 2014.

Native American Studies is an interdisciplinary, undergraduate and masters degree-granting program at the University of Oklahoma, devoted to academic activities that examine Native American cultural, historical and contemporary issues. This position will offer the Director exciting opportunities in expanding the program, as well as in establishing new partnerships with Oklahoma in tribal and indigenous communities and beyond through research, teaching, and other mutually beneficial interactions. Native American Studies also is dedicated to providing an academic context that will broaden an understanding of cultural diversity. The Director, who reports to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, will be expected to develop a strategic plan for the future growth of the Program, seek external funding for program development, as well as provide sound administrative and managerial leadership for all aspects of Native American Studies.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vita and a letter summarizing teaching experience and the kinds of courses the candidate would teach in the future, current research activities with plans for future work, and a description of previous administrative experience and involvement with tribal communities. Applicants should also provide three letters of recommendation. Application materials should be sent to: Kelly R. Damphousse, Interim Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Ellison Hall, Room 323, University of Oklahoma, 633 Elm Avenue, Norman, Oklahoma 73019-3118.

  • We will also accept electronic applications in PDF format, sent to cherry@ou.edu. Initial review of applications will begin on February 28, 2014, and continue until an appointment is made. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity institution http://www.ou.edu/eoo

University of Oregon - TT Asst. Professor (Native American/Indigenous Studies and Gender Studies)Edit

University of Oregon: The Departments of Ethnic Studies and Womens and Gender Studies invite applications for a jointly appointed tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Native American, Pacific Islander, or Indigenous Studies with a research and teaching specialization in feminist and/or gender studies. Sixty percent of the position will reside in Ethnic Studies, and forty percent in Womens and Gender Studies. Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies, American Studies, Womens and Gender Studies, or appropriate humanities or social science discipline by September 15, 2014; scholarship and teaching on people of Native American or Pacific Islander descent in comparative ethnic studies or comparative indigenous studies with substantial focus on indigenous peoples of the United States. Beginning Fall 2013, the Department of Ethnic Studies will offer a Native American Studies minor.

  • Applications, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, writing sample (limit 40 pages), and syllabi and teaching evaluations, if available should be submitted through Academic Jobs on-line: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2728 Hard copies will not be accepted. To be assured of consideration, please submit application materials by November 1, 2013. The position will remain open until filled.
  • Also posted at Queer/Women's/Gender Studies 2014
  • has anyone heard anything? (11/22)
  • Not yet (11/24)
  • Skype interview 11/22 x2

University of South Dakota - TT Assistant Professor, Native Studies (2 Positions)Edit

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Dakota is actively engaged in re-designing and revitalizing the Native Studies major. Located in the Northern Plains, an area rich in Native history, culture, and presence, USD offers unique opportunities for interaction with tribal communities and for learning about indigenous history and lifeways. Revitalization of the Native Studies major reflects USD's commitment to inclusive excellence, and acknowledges its special responsibility to the tribal communities of South Dakota to value indigenous perspectives.

The College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant professor to begin August 22, 2014. Successful candidates will be offered joint appointments in Native Studies and the department of their disciplinary field. Other ranks may be considered based on experience and credentials of candidates. An earlier start date is also possible.

A PhD in a social science or humanities discipline with expertise and research interests in American Indian Studies/Native Studies is required, and we are especially interested in candidates whose work is focused on the Northern Plains. Candidate's area of specialization is open, and a home department within the College of Arts & Sciences will be designated for promotion and tenure purposes. The ideal candidates will excel at teaching and mentoring students and will develop a vibrant research program. ABD candidates will be considered.

The successful candidates will have a role in invigorating the Native Studies major. The Native American Cultural Center and the South Dakota Oral History Center, as well as other university programs dedicated to building a strong Native American presence at the university, will provide additional opportunities and possibilities for candidates. Experience in collaborating and relationship building with different groups and academic units is a plus. We are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the development of a comprehensive and robust vision of Native studies by supporting students and collaborating with other academic units to offer cross-educational opportunities at USD.

  • Applications must be submitted online at https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu and should include 1) a cover letter explaining interest in the position, 2) a current vita, and 3) a statement of teaching and research interests. Additional information may be requested of finalists for the position. Applicants should also arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation sent to the address below. Review of applications will begin October 25, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
  • Questions about the position may be addressed to: Chair, Native American Studies Search Committee, College of Arts and Sciences, The University of South Dakota, 414 E. Clark St. Vermillion, SD 57069, 605 677-5221 or as@usd.edu.
  • Anyone heard about this one?
  • As of 11/21, I've heard nothing.  Put in an email a while ago to make sure that app was complete since letters had to come separately by snail mail.  I haven't heard back.  Hope it was complete!
  • Phone interviews schedule for next week, 11/22.
  • The history of this department sounds volatile.  These 2 new hires basically have to start a whole new department.  Google the department and you'll see that students are not happy. Starting a department from scratch--making students, faculty, and admin happy in the process?  That's a lot of pressure, especially while on the tenure clock in a different discipline. 
  • Agreed. These positions will be challenging on a different level than other tenure-track positions.
  • Could also be really rewarding with the right hires and committment.
  • Any updates? (12/04)
  • They said they would be moving quickly, trying to interview before the holidays. But I haven't heard anything. I assumed it was because I wasn't chosen for one. But who knows?  Since they are hiring 2, I wonder how many they will bring out.
  • Campus invite, 12/06, for January-February.
    • Same here.  Hey maybe we'll end up colleagues! *likes*
    • Have interviews started yet?  Timeline?
  • It seems truly a mess there: HLC cited the university, again, for its lack of commitment to diversity; their Native Studies webpage reveals a curriuculm that is non-existent (false advertising?); local reports of racism against Native students, faculty, and staff; etc.
  • Wow.
  • RE: Any updates? Two candidates are from Cornell, one from Utah State University, and one from Penn State (a former USD undergrad). They will be interviewing between January 15 and February 6 2014.
  • RE: History of department sounds volatile. See http://oldwars.wordpress.com/2013/11/08/the-politics-of-being-included-at-the-university-of-south-dakota/
  • Have any offers been made? (2/13)  Yes, at least one offer is out.

University of Toronto (ON), St. George Campus - TT Asst. Professor - Gender and IndigeneityEdit

The Women and Gender Studies Institute (WGSI) at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a focus on Gender and Indigeneity.

The start date for the position will be July 1, 2014.

The successful candidate may work on Indigenous issues in a range of settings and geographical locations and will have an ability to set this work within a comparative and relational framework, with an understanding of Aboriginal/Indigenous issues in Canada strongly preferred. We are especially interested in intersectional research that grapples with gender, race, class, sexuality, religion and other important differences, research which draws on or is in conversation with critical transnational, diasporic, and post- and anti-colonial feminist scholarship. Candidates may apply from any disciplinary or interdisciplinary background. We particularly welcome applications from scholars with a commitment to community-based research and to working directly with Aboriginal/Indigenous communities, and an engagement with Indigenous methodologies, including storytelling and arts-based methodologies.

Applicants will have the opportunity to work closely with, and cross-list courses in, relevant affiliated departments, including Aboriginal Studies, but also African Studies, Canadian Studies, Caribbean Studies, Centre for the Study of the U.S., East Asian Studies, and/or Latin American Studies, as well as other departments.

Situated on or near the traditional territories of various First Nations, including the Anishinabe, the Haudenosaunee, and the Huron-Wendat, faculty at WGSI recognize the transcolonial and transnational links that extend throughout the Americas, and elsewhere, and the Indigenous political, social and cultural issues that have given rise to international Indigenous rights and decolonization movements. WGSI at the University of Toronto includes undergraduate and graduate programs, including a new Ph.D. program (www.wgsi.utoronto.ca ). WGSI adopts a transnational approach to women and gender studies, an approach which speaks both to the distinctively global character of the city of Toronto, but also to anti- and post-colonial and transnational contexts throughout the world. The transnational perspective explores the global processes in which women's and men's lives, gender relations, gendered subjectivities and sexualities are situated. In particular, WGSI has distinctive strengths in the following five fields: (1) feminist anti- and post-colonial, diasporic and transnational studies; (2) gender, sexuality and queer studies; (3) cultural studies; (4) feminist studies of technology, science, environment and biomedicine; and (5) transnational political economy and development studies. WGSI is devoted to creative, conceptual and empirical research; critical pedagogy; collaborations with a broad group of affiliated faculty; and projects developed with a wide ranging collection of communities and other social justice actors.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. by date of appointment or shortly thereafter, with demonstrated excellence in teaching and research, and Indigenous community engagement. Duties consist of research and teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply. Applications should include: a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement outlining current and future research interests; one writing sample of no more than 50 pages; teaching dossier (including course outlines, and student evaluations, as well as a statement on teaching philosophy).

The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

Applicants should also ask three referees to e-mail letters directly to the Director of WGSI at bonnie.mcelhinny@utoronto.ca by January 31, 2014.We will begin reviewing applications on January 31, 2014, but will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. If you have questions about this position, please contact the Director of WGSI at bonnie.mcelhinny@utoronto.ca. For more information about WGSI please visit our website at www.wgsi.utoronto.ca

Applications Submitted: 01/23

  • -Good luck!  Great school.  Gender isn't my area, so I didn't apply.  But great place to be!
  • Any updates?  I applied (01/31) but haven't heard anything.
  • Yes, same here. Any updates? (03/14)
  • Offer made and accepted.

University of Washington - Seattle, Chair - Native American and Indigenous StudiesEdit

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington seeks candidates for a full-time associate or full professor, to serve as Chair in the Department of American Indian Studies.

American Indian Studies (AIS) at UW is a multidisciplinary academic department that offers an undergraduate major and a minor. It is also home to the Native Voices graduate program in indigenous film, video, and digital media. The department faculty represent a range of disciplines and approach their teaching and research from a decolonized, community-based and global perspective. The department works with national and regional Native American communities through the UW Tribal Leaders Summit, Native American Advisory Board, UW powwows, the wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ Intellectual House project, and campus symposia and conferences. It is a campus leader in facilitating the recruitment and retention of Native American and indigenous students.

We seek a scholar of Native American and Indigenous studies and will consider applicants in all areas of specialization. The critical qualifications are a Ph.D. or comparable terminal degree in the candidate’s field; a record of distinguished scholarship and teaching; experience working with Native American communities and organizations; administrative experience that includes strategic educational planning, budget management, development and grant writing skills, advising, and personnel management.

The chair will provide leadership for the department's educational mission, work to enhance professional development opportunities for faculty, advocate for AIS in relations with college and university administrators, administer and develop department budget and resources, supervise staff, and promote mutually beneficial relations with regional Native communities and organizations.

University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. The chair has the discretion to set a teaching schedule compatible with departmental leadership as his/her highest priority.

  • The start date for this position is negotiable but may be as early as July 1, 2014. Candidates should provide a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, statement of administrative philosophy and experience, teaching evaluations, and the names and contact information for at least three references. References will not be contacted until a candidate is being considered for a campus visit. Applications will be reviewed beginning January 22, 2014, until the position is filled. Application materials are being accepted on-line at: http://apply.interfolio.com/23390

University of Washington Tacoma - North American Native American/Indigenous StudiesEdit

The University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a full time tenure-track Associate Professor or Assistant Professor in Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (IAS). The successful candidate will be an intellectually expansive scholar trained in any field in the humanities, social sciences or a related interdisciplinary field specializing in North American Native American/Indigenous Studies. We welcome scholars whose area(s) of expertise might emphasize the lived experiences of Native Americans/Indigenous peoples on reservations or in urban settings; Native American/Indigenous languages and literatures; Native American/Indigenous spiritual practices, thought or epistemologies; Indigenous Rights; Federal Law and Policy related to Native Americans/Indigenous peoples; territorial heritages (including land use, land and water rights, nationalism or Nationhood); or sovereignty, in any time period(s). Given our close proximity to various Indigenous/Native American populations, we particularly welcome scholars whose research and teaching interests present opportunities to strengthen linkages with Northwest/Pacific Coastal Native American/Indigenous communities.

  • Submit materials through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3003. Application materials, including letters of recommendation, received via email will not be considered. Screening of applicants will begin October 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Nothing yet?
  • Anything?

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire - TT Assistant Professor, American Indian Studies ProgramEdit

Probationary tenure-track faculty position in the American Indian Studies Program at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 25, 2014. Please visit our website (http://www.uwec.edu/ais) for a complete position description and qualifications requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required are coursework and a terminal degree in American Indian Studies (or related field in the humanities, social sciences, or education) with a research focus in American Indian Studies from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. Preparation in American Indian Expressive cultures will be highly valued. Candidates who are ABD may be considered, but all requirements for the doctoral degree must be completed by August 25, 2014. The successful candidate will have evidence of effective teaching. Salary will be commensurate with teaching experience. The successful candidate will also demonstrate evidence of strong scholarship or scholarly potential. Active engagement with American Indian communities is an asset, as is the ability to bring diverse perspectives to our campus.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will teach courses as assigned in the American Indian Studies Program, including courses in the American Indian Studies core curriculum; those related to domestic intercultural immersion; contemporary issues in American Indian communities; theories and research methodologies in American Indian Studies; and courses in the candidate's area of preparation

The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in the expansion of the Program and its core curriculum. Applicants will be asked to develop new courses, including introductory, upper division, and online courses; participate in research and scholarly activities; provide academic advising to AIS majors and minors as assigned; engage in service to the university and community; and participate in AIS Program, college, and university committee work. The successful candidate will be expected to create and sustain relationships with regional American Indian communities.

  • Applications are submitted electronically. Interested candidates should apply online at: http://www.uwec.edu/Employment/uweccareers. You must create an account and login before you can apply, unless you are currently employed in the UW-System, in which case, you can use your UW login. To register, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login." Click the link to the Department of American Indian Studies: Assistant Professor (Job ID# 9263) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically. Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.

Please be sure you include the following as a single file in PDF format: - Letter of application - Description of teaching philosophy, including written evidence of effective teaching; writing sample (15-25 pages) - Undergraduate and graduate school transcripts - Curriculum vita - Three letters of recommendation

If you have application questions, please contact: Dr. Debra K. S. Barker, Director, American Indian Studies Program (715) 836-6045, ais@uwec.edu

  • To ensure priority consideration, completed applications must be received by October 18, 2013. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
  • Any word on this job? I applied and have my fingers crossed?  x2
  • I reciewved conformation of application materials on November 1st
  • Phone interview scheduled, 12/10

Western Washington University - Native American Ethnography / Applied AnthropologyEdit

Williams College (MA) - TT Asst. Professor, Native American StudiesEdit

  • See full post at American Studies 2014
  • My dream job.
  • I know what you mean.
  • Anyone heard anything or know if they plan to interview at the ASA? [11/7]
  • Phone interview scheduled, 12/6 x2

Visiting Positions / Postdocs / Limted Term AppointmentsEdit

Wesleyan University - Mellon Postdoc in Native American Studies Edit

See also: Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2013-14Edit

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