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.

Global & Intercultural Studies:  Assistant Professor of Latina/o Studies with a focus on the U.S., Latinidad, and the Américas to link the Latina/o experience in the United States to Latin American and Caribbean countries of origin. Among the ways to make those links could be through consideration of transnational processes, diasporic networks, global economic developments, remittances, US and Latin American foreign policies, immigration policy (in both U.S. and in sending countries), long distance nationalism, border relations, cultural practice and change, hometown associations, or cross-border organizing. We are also interested in those who engage issues of race and racialization of Latino/as in the US, as well as critical race/ethnic studies approaches to Afro-Latino/as and Afro-Latinidad. We are particularly interested in interdisciplinary scholars with research experience grounded both in the United States and in Latin America or the Caribbean.  The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching, research, and service to the department, college, and university. 


Require:   Ph.D. in Latin American Studies, anthropology, geography, history, comparative politics, languages, and literatures, or a closely related field, by date of appointment.


Consideration will be given to those with native or near-native fluency in Spanish; commitment to diverse curricula in the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies, potentially contributing to interdisciplinary teaching and research in the department’s multiple programs: American Studies; Asian and Asian American Studies; Black World Studies; International Studies; Latin American, Latino/a and Caribbean Studies; and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.


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For inquiries about the position, contact Jana Braziel at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Screening of applications will October 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.


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Specialization in Feminist Indigenous Studies

The Department of Women's & Gender Studies at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Women's & Gender Studies, appointment to begin August 2018. We seek an interdisciplinary scholar specializing in Feminist Indigenous Studies with a strong record of research and teaching in Women's and Gender Studies consistent with a tenure-track appointment at a research university. We are especially interested in intersectional research and teaching that takes up questions of gender, race, class, sexuality, disability, sovereignty and other important differences in conversation with transnational, diasporic, and post- and decolonial feminist and indigenous scholarship. Teaching experience on topics in Women's and Gender Studies preferred.

Interdisciplinary doctoral training strongly preferred (Ph.D. in Women's and Gender Studies, Indigenous Studies, or other related interdisciplinary field). The Department of WGS [] is particularly interested in candidates with areas of specialization that enhance the Department's existing strengths, and who have the potential to strengthen the Department's ties with other departments/programs on campus, especially Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS) []. NAIS at Syracuse University is interdisciplinary, crossing several departments on campus.

The candidate's work should complement the mission, goals, and strengths of the WGS Department at Syracuse University, as well as contribute to NAIS. The candidate will be expected to contribute to core curricula in WGS, as well as develop courses in their area of expertise at the undergraduate and graduate levels. WGS is distinguished by its commitment to intersectional, transnational, and interdisciplinary approaches, with an emphasis on issues of race, class, disability, sexuality, indigeneity, and ethnicity as an inherent part of our signature focus on transnational feminist analyses of gender and gender justice.

Candidates must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and one article-length publication or writing sample. Three letters of recommendation are required and will be requested directly from your references through our employment system when you submit your application.

The posting can be accessed directly using this link Contact search chair, Robin Riley [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.] with any questions.

We will begin screening applications on October 15, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.

Syracuse University is an AA/EOE.

Faculty Title
Assistant (or Associate) Professor of Native American Studies
Posting Number
Official Transcripts
Once hired for a position the candidate shall have sealed official transcripts for all post-secondary degrees mailed from the granting institution directly to the Provost’s office. Transcripts should be received by September 1.
Special Instructions for Applicants:
In the statement of teaching philosophy, please include your view of “Native American Studies” as an academic field (e.g., what should it comprise, what should its objectives be, etc.) and describe how you integrate this view into your teaching.
Please provide contact information for three references in the appropriate section of the online application.
Required Documents:
• Letter of Application
• CV
• One academic writing sample from the past 5 years
• Statement of Native American Studies teaching philosophy (see special instructions)
• Teaching evaluations
• One upper division syllabus & one lower division syllabus
This employer will not sponsor applicants for visas. For inquiries and additional information, please contact: Human Resource Services via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at (541)552-8553.
Appointment Basis
9 months
Native American Studies
Job Location
Ashland (15 A)
Hiring Pay Rate
Assistant: $56,510 (Base $56,510 @ 1.0 FTE, CIP $0, YIR 1 Asst Prof) or Associate $63,912 (Base $63,912 @ 1.0 FTE, CIP $0, YIR 1 Assoc Prof)
Benefits Eligible
Position Summary
The Southern Oregon University (SOU) Native American Studies program invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Native American Studies at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Qualified candidates must have demonstrable commitments to teaching, mentoring, and research germane to Native American communities. This person should be able to teach the core three-quarter sequence in Native American Studies (NAS 201, 301, and 410) along with other courses that complement those of existing faculty, meet program needs, and align with the person’s areas of interest. This person will be a scholar-practitioner who can advance Native American Studies across the wider community and integrate Native American needs and perspectives into teaching, scholarship, and service, especially in ways that support tribal communities around SOU.
Diversity Statement
Southern Oregon University is a welcoming community committed to inclusive excellence and the celebration of diversity. Without diversity, our educational process is diminished. Working together in support of our commitment to diversity, we strengthen and enrich our role as learners, educators and members of a tightly connected global community. We encourage those who share in our commitment to diversity, to join our community and we expect all our employees to demonstrate an ability and desire to create an inclusive campus community.
Minimum Qualifications
• Ph.D. or other terminal degree in Native American Studies or a related field from an accredited college or university by time of appointment
• At least one year of university teaching experience
• Demonstrated experience fostering alliances with Native American communities and/or organizations
Preferred Qualifications
• We especially encourage challenging, critical, and community-oriented pedagogues to apply.
• We are particularly interested in candidates whose areas of specialization work with and serve Indigenous peoples within North America and/or the Americas.
Physical Demands
Regular teaching activities may include standing, sitting, and lecturing.
This position is designated as a critical, security-sensitive or safety-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal Background Check.
Posting Date
Application must be received by:
for priority consideration
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date
Contact Name for Applicant Questions
Human Resources
Contact Email
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Job Duties
Professorial: Teaching, scholarship, professional development and service.
Percent of total time 100

Project Development Manager, Digital Books in Indigenous Studies Project



UBC Press and the University of Washington Press are developing a groundbreaking digital platform for multimedia books in Indigenous studies. Based on Scalar, an authoring and publishing platform, it will offer a suite of tools for linking data and analyses to digital content from around the world and for interacting in culturally sensitive ways with heritage materials. It will also provide authoring teams with customizable methods to label content and inform readers about cultural protocols for access and use of specific content.



We seek a *Project Development Manager* to oversee the planning and management of the project. This two‐year term position is based at the University of British Columbia (UBC), in the beautiful West Coast city of Vancouver.     


Major responsibilities include: establishing and maintaining a project plan, including calendar and appropriate progress benchmarks; coordinating the activities of the project’s digital developmental editor, authoring teams, web designer, software developers, and consultants; documenting procedures and guidelines for collaborative multi‐path publishing; managing the project budget; planning and preparing a series of workshops and Advisory Board meetings; developing an author training kit; and providing draft reports on the status of the project.


This job will interest candidates from diverse professional and educational backgrounds, including but not limited to: those who have worked in publishing or scholarly communications, pursued a career in library & information sciences, or managed multimedia cultural heritage projects.  


The closing date is 1 September 2017. To read the detailed posting and apply for the position, please access the UBC careers website:‐postings/staff.php

Job Announcement: Assistant Professor (Indigenous and Native Hawaiian Politics)

Position Number: #84121

Date Posted: 08/01/2017

Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins 01/02/2018

Monthly Type: 9-Month

Tenure Track: Tenure track

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Temporary/Permanent: Permanent

Funding Type: General

Other Conditions: To begin on 08/01/2018, pending position clearance and availability of funds.

The College of Social Sciences and the Political Science Department at the University of Hawaii at Manoa have strongly supported the growth of Native Hawaiian and Indigenous politics as areas of research and teaching. At the heart of the College’s vision for a globally-connected Hawaiian Place of Learning lies an ethos of Aloha ‘Āina. The College of Social Sciences seeks applications from interested and qualified candidates for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank to sustain and grow this area of focus within the department and college. We seek scholars who approach Native Hawaiian and Indigenous politics from a critical lens, with an emphasis on engaged scholarship and community engagement. We welcome scholars with interdisciplinary training and research experience.

Duties: Candidates will be expected to teach courses in Native Hawaiian politics, Hawai‘i politics and Indigenous politics; advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, develop and conduct high-quality research, sustain strong community relations for teaching and research purposes, work collaboratively towards solving challenging and complex problems in Hawaiʻi and beyond, support the College’s Native Hawaiian Initiative, and participate in departmental, university, and professional activities, with a particular focus on developing interdisciplinary partnerships to advance the Indigenous politics concentration. The candidate will be expected to strengthen the college and university focus on Hawaiʻi and Oceania. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications:

Ph.D. in Political Science or a related field relevant to the position, with a research specialization in Native Hawaiian issues [ABD with all requirements for degree completed by date of hire considered] from an accredited college or university or foreign equivalent. Demonstrated ability to teach on Native Hawaiian and Indigenous political theories and issues. Demonstrated commitment to Native Hawaiian communities and/or political issues. Demonstrated record of peer-reviewed research commensurate with time in field.

Desirable qualifications:

Teaching experience with innovative educational strategies, attentive to issues of diversity; Ability to work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team in cooperative endeavors; Ability to supplement the Indigenous politics concentration with a focus on Oceania/Pacific Islands, political theory, Indigenous governance, Indigenous epistemologies, environmental politics, and/or futures studies.

Pay range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply: Electronic applications only. All documents should be uploaded at this link: Submit a curriculum vitae; a writing sample in which you are sole author or primary author; a statement of teaching that includes areas of strength in teaching; a sample course syllabus; a cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, as well as how you would enhance the College’s Native Hawaiian Initiative; the names and contact information of three professional references; and official transcripts (copies are acceptable, however, official transcripts will be required upon hire). Questions about the position can be sent to Kathy Ferguson, Chair of the Department of Political Science, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Review of applications will begin Jan 2, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by that date will be given priority. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The University of Hawaii is an EEO/AA Employer.