Native American and Indigenous Studies Association

The premiere international & interdisciplinary professional organization for scholars, graduate students, independent researchers, and community members interested in all aspects of Indigenous Studies.

Type of Position: Faculty 
Posting Number: 0008816 
Working Title: Assistant Professor of American Indian Studies 
Position Classification Title Assistant Professor - 9 
Institution: Black Hills State University 
City: Spearfish 
Department: 6COLA1-College of Liberal Arts 
Scope of Search: External (includes Internal) 
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Appointment Type: Regular 
Duration of the Term: 9 months 
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Typical Hours Worked Per Week: 40+ 
Appointment Percent: 100 
Salary: $50,000 
Posting date: 03-23-2017 
Closing date:

Positions close at midnight CST Open Until Filled
If open until filled, review date: 04-21-2017
Posting Text: The College of Liberal Arts at Black Hills State University seeks applications for a tenure-track, academic year position as an Assistant Professor in American Indian Studies, to be housed in the School of Mathematics and Social Sciences. 

Preference will be given to candidates who show evidence of successful teaching experience in the area of American Indian/Native American Studies, in particular the Plains Indian populations. We particularly welcome applicants whose work encompasses American Indian and Indigenous centered knowledge production and epistemologies. We are especially interested in interdisciplinary and intersectional research that engages with racialization, environmental justice, science and technology studies, political economy, history, and education. Teaching load is 12 credits per semester. Other responsibilities include advising students and professional service. 

* Ability and willingness to develop and teach a broad range of American Indian Studies courses in face-to-face and online formats. 
* An active research agenda. 
* A Ph.D. in American Indian/Native American Studies, American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Anthropology or closely related field at the time of hiring. ABDs may be given consideration. 

Applications must be made online at Candidates will need to attach a cover letter, C.V., transcripts and the names/contact information of at least three professional references. This position is open until filled with a first review date of April 21st at 11pm (MDT). For application assistance, please contact Human Resources at 605.642.6545. Questions specific to the position may directed towards Urla Marcus at 605.642.6578 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Black Hills State University is an EEO/AA employer. Employment is dependent upon a satisfactory background check. 
Department Description and Cultural Expectations Black Hills State University is a masters-level state University with 4,500 students. The campus leads the region in sustainability efforts and maintains top academic programs in business (AACSB), exercise 
science, natural sciences, social sciences, the arts, mass communication, health sciences and education. The University, founded in 1883, is located in the northern Black Hills, a region abundant with outdoor activity and culture. Spearfish, S.D., is recognized as one of the top 10 most livable small towns in the 
USA and has also been recognized nationally for outdoor recreational opportunities. A second location, BHSU-RC, was recently established in Rapid City, the state's second largest city. BHSU, a member of 
NCAA Division II athletics, offers 14 sports. BHSU has a legacy of champion rodeo teams. 
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