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Assistant / Associate Professor - Indigenous Mental Health-1700419

Job Field

:Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division:Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto

Department

:Applied Psychology and Human Development

Campus

:St. George (downtown Toronto)

Job Posting

:Mar 10, 2017

Job Closing

:May 01, 2017, 11:59pm EST
Description

:

The Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) invites applications for a tenure stream position with a specialization in Indigenous Mental Health at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, commencing July 1, 2017.


We seek applicants who have a strong research focus as well as practical expertise in the area of Indigenous Mental Health. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of, or experience in, community-based research, indigenous methodologies and working with indigenous communities. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in clinical or counselling psychology or a related field such as psychology or school psychology by the date of the appointment. Preference will be given to a licensed clinical psychologist or school psychologist. Candidates must have an established record of excellence in research which includes exemplary publications in top disciplinary journals, presentations at conferences and strong endorsements from referees of high standing. The successful candidate must have an ongoing, independent and innovative program of research of sufficient quality to merit nomination for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair at the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. Additionally, the successful candidate must demonstrate a record of excellent teaching as evidenced through teaching accomplishments, evaluations and endorsements submitted as part of the application.


The successful candidate will contribute to the delivery of both core and interdisciplinary curricula within and across programs offered in the Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development. They will also contribute to the development of an innovative program of research in mental health and education that combines areas of expertise within the department and fosters collaboration in programs and research activities locally and internationally. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


All qualified applicants are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, three recent research publications, a teaching dossier (including the results of teaching evaluations or equivalent evidence of teaching excellence), and three confidential letters of reference. Letters of reference should be signed, on official letterhead, and sent directly from the referees to the department via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by May 1, 2017. All other application materials should be submitted through the University of Toronto’s online application system. Please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. To receive full consideration, all application materials must be submitted by the closing date, May 1, 2017.

 
Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada's largest and most research-intensive university and the only Canadian university to be named in the top 25 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Located in and around Toronto, one of the world's most diverse regions, the University of Toronto's vibrant academic life is defined by the cultural diversity in its community.

The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education has, for more than a century, made a major contribution to advancing education, human development and professional practice around the world. With approximately 100,000 alumni, 3,000 students and 19 research centres, ours is an intellectually rich and supportive community, guided by the highest standards of scholarship and a commitment to equity and social justice. For more information, please visit the OISE homepage at http://www.oise.utoronto.ca or the Department's website at http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/aphd.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.


As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

 

Sociology

S C A R B  O R O U G H

 

Job Field: Tenure Stream / Quantitative Methods & Indigenous Health

Faculty / Division: University of Toronto Scarborough

Department: UTSC: Sociology

Campus: Scarborough

Posting: Apr 6, 2017Req # 1700537

Closing: May 11, 2017, 11:59pm

 

Description:

The Department of Sociology at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream appointment in Quantitative Methods, Social Inequality, and Indigenous Health. This position will be jointly held in the Department of Sociology (51%) and in the proposed Interdisciplinary Centre for Health and Society (49%). The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on July 1, 2017.

 

A Ph.D. in Sociology or a closely related field is required by the date of appointment. We seek a candidate with demonstrated expertise in quantitative methods, indigenous health and the social determinants of health. Ability to teach undergraduate courses about chronic disease and/or health policy development and evaluation is also required. Candidates must have a record of excellence in research as demonstrated by publications in top ranked and field relevant academic journals, presentations at significant conferences, demonstrated capacity to secure research funding, and strong endorsements by referees of high international standing. Candidates also must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and a commitment to teaching undergraduate courses that complement or extend department areas of concentration (http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sociology/  and https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/list-of-courses/H . Evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching evaluations, strong letters of reference, and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. The successful candidate will contribute to the University’s commitment to equity and diversity.  Persons who identify as Indigenous are invited to apply.

 

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

The appointment is at the University of Toronto Scarborough, which is a research-intensive institution with an interdisciplinary commitment, a multicultural student body, and a modern campus. The successful candidate will teach in the undergraduate program at the University of Toronto Scarborough. They will also be a member of the tri-campus Graduate Department of Sociology, University of Toronto and will be expected to develop an innovative independently funded program of research and teach in the graduate program at the downtown campus. The successful candidate will join a vibrant intellectual community of world-class scholars at Canada’s leading university.

 

Qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applicants should include 1) a cover letter describing their research agenda, 2) a curriculum vitae, and 3) a writing sample and 4) a teaching dossier, including a statement of teaching philosophy. Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters of recommendation directly to the department via email (on letterhead, signed and scanned) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  by the closing date of May 11, 2017

 

Submission guidelines are available at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply . We recommend combining documents into one or two files, preferably in PDF format, although MS Word is also acceptable.

 

If you have questions about this position, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Additional information on the Department can be obtained at http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sociology/  (for undergraduate studies), and www.sociology.utoronto.ca  (for graduate studies).

 

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

 

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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) 
If internal, define scope of search:  
Appointment Type: Regular 
Duration of the Term: 9 months 
If Other, describe duration:  
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. 

REQUIREMENTS: 
* 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. 

TO APPLY: 
Applications must be made online at https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu. 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. 
Special Instructions to Applicants  
Supplemental Applicant Information:  


Full-time Temporary Instructor Native American and Indigenous Studies Department

Fort Lewis College Durango, Colorado

The Native American and Indigenous Studies Department at Fort Lewis College invites applications for a full-time, temporary instructor (9-month contract), to teach in the Native American and Indigenous Studies program which emphasizes Indigenous epistemologies and worldviews. Position duties and expectations begin August 14, 2017.

Minimum Requirements:

• Ability to teach following courses: Introduction to Native American and Indigenous Studies; Native American History; and Contemporary Native Nations.

• Ability to teach upper-division course in field of specialization.

• Ph.D in Native American Studies or a Ph.D. in a closely related discipline, such as political science and history with a specialization in Native American societies and cultures. ABD will be considered.

• College teaching experience.

Teaching Duties:

• Teaching load is 12 credit hours per term (four courses).

Application Process: Applicants should email as PDF files the following materials:

• Letter of Application, addressing how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position, as well as detailing your teaching experiences.

• Current curriculum vitae.

• Unofficial copy of graduate transcripts.

Emails should be directed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Laurel Baldwin Administrative Assistant Native American and Indigenous Studies Department Fort Lewis College

Applications received by 9 A.M., April 17, 2017 will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

The successful candidate will be required to submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three reference letters, and pass a background check per state law.

Inquiries about the position may be addressed to:

Dr. Michael T. Martin, Search Chair (970) 247-7147 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About Fort Lewis College and Durango: Fort Lewis College is Colorado's public liberal arts college, offering baccalaureate degree programs in the arts, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences as well as professional programs in applied sciences, teacher education, and business administration. The college has a diverse student body with an enrollment of about 3,600 of which 33% are Native Americans and 11% Hispano.

The campus is located on a mesa top in the foothills of the San Juan Mountains overlooking the town of Durango. The College contributes directly to the cultural and economic vitality of the area. Durango is the hub of Southwestern Colorado, situated in a beautiful mountain valley with nearby peaks reaching 14,000+ feet. A mild four-season climate allows numerous opportunities for skiing, fishing, biking, golfing, etc. With an area population of 45,000, Durango is cosmopolitan for its size and is served by major airlines with direct connections to Denver, Phoenix, and Dallas. It is 3.5 hours driving distance from Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Fort Lewis College does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political beliefs, or veteran status. Accordingly, equal opportunity for employment, admission, and education shall be extended to all persons. The College shall promote equal opportunity, equal treatment, and affirmative action efforts to increase the diversity of students, faculty, and staff. People from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.




The University of Guelph invites applications, nominations and expressions of interest for the position of Dean, College of Arts with the appointment to be effective August 2017 or as soon thereafter as possible.

 

The University of Guelph has achieved prominence in Canada and around the world for its commitment to student learning and innovative research. It is dedicated to cultivating the essentials of our quality of life – food, water, environment, animal and human health, community, commerce, culture, and learning. The University community shares a profound sense of social responsibility, an obligation to address global issues and a concern for international development.  Approximately 24,000 undergraduate and graduate students attend the University of Guelph, with additional students located in campuses around the province of Ontario. Further information about the University may be found at www.uoguelph.ca.

 

The College of Arts offers a wide range of opportunities for learning, growth, and personal development, as well as a solid training in the fundamental knowledge skills needed for the modern world. More than 2,300 students are enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees through its academic units of English and Theatre Studies, Fine Art and Music, Languages and Literatures, Philosophy, and History. Committed to high quality teaching and diverse and multidisciplinary research, the College’s 110 faculty members are the recipients of numerous recognitions and awards.

 

Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President (Academic) and a member of Guelph’s senior administration, the Dean, College of Arts will provide strategic direction, academic planning leadership and administrative oversight to achieve the highest possible standards in teaching, research, creative activity, and service. Working collaboratively with a variety of internal and external partners to further enhance the reputation of the College, the Dean will lead in promoting innovative and multi-disciplinary approaches to teaching and research, and in increasing funding support.

 

The successful candidate will be an accomplished academic and advocate for the arts and humanities with a record of building strong teams and relationships, fostering academic innovation, managing resources, and promoting multi-disciplinary initiatives. Extensive academic leadership experience will enable the new Dean to relate to a range of internal and external partners and promote excellence, equity, diversity and inclusion among faculty, staff and students. The Dean, College of Arts will possess an open and collegial style, outstanding management, communication and interpersonal skills, a creative approach to problem solving, a strong commitment to academic excellence in research, creative activity and teaching, and experience or an interest in fundraising.

 

The University of Guelph is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs, supports diversity in its teaching, learning and work environments, and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered under its equity policy. All qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of the University community are encouraged to apply.

 

The search committee will begin consideration of candidates immediately and will continue until the role is successfully filled.  Applications should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names of three references (who will not be contacted without the consent of the candidate), and be submitted electronically, in confidence, to:

 

Laverne Smith & Associates Inc.

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