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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.


The Department of Educational Administration, Foundations and Psychology invites applications for a full-time Indigenous scholar (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in the area of educational leadership.


As the oldest university in Western Canada, the University 
of Manitoba is the largest, most comprehensive post-secondary educational institution serving a diverse body of students in Manitoba, or Manito-ahbee, translated as “where the creator sits.” The University of Manitoba is situated in the Red River Valley on Treaty One territory, the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe Peoples and

homeland of the Red River Métis. Winnipeg has long been a meeting place for Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dene and Dakota Nations. Winnipeg is a city of approximately 700,000 people that combines the amenities of urban life with access to the countryside and to northern lakes and forests (www.tourismwinnipeg.com). The city offers a vibrant arts community, diverse cultural events, and worldclass entertainment.

The Department of Educational Administration, Foundations & Psychology in the Faculty of Education has 14.5 full-time equivalent faculty members who perform

research, service, and teaching responsibilities in the Bachelor of Education (BEd), Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Education (PBDE), Master of Education (MEd), and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes. The Department currently offers courses in the following graduate specializations: Adult and Post-Secondary Education, Counselling Psychology, Educational Administration, Inclusive Education, and Cross-Cultural, Sociological and Philosophical

Foundations of Education. 

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The teaching, research and service efforts of the new Indigenous scholar in educational leadership will help to: (a) impact social attitudes; (b) inform educational practice; (c) foster curricular change; (d) develop the capacity of

educators at all levels to work with Indigenous students; (e) build learning capacity across the lifespan; and (f) promote the development of research methodologies that are consistent with Indigenous ways of knowing.

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Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The start date for this position is July 1, 2017 or as soon thereafter as possible. Applicants must, at application, delcare that he/she self-identifies as an Indigenous 

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communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Asll qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter referencing 
position #23391, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information for three referees to:


Dr. David Mandzuk

Dean of Education, Faculty of Education

Room 225, Faculty of Education

University of Manitoba

Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2


Telephone (204) 474-9170

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A review of applications will begin on March 10, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

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Application materials, including referee information will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provisions of “The Freedom of of Information and Protection of Privacy" (Manitoba).

 

View full job posting here: http://umanitoba.ca/cgi-bin/human_resources/jobs/view.pl?posting_id=91367


The Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management (FKRM) at the University of Manitoba invites applications from Indigenous (e.g. First Nations, Métis, Inuit) Scholars for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professorcommencing July 1, 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Indigenous Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Applicants must, at application, declare that they self-identify as an Indigenous (First Nations, Metis or Inuit) Canadian.

Qualifications
Candidates will possess an earned doctorate (or be near completion) and specialized knowledge in the area of Indigenous land-based education. The candidates will have a record of, or strong potential for, research and teaching in the area of Indigenous land-based education and practices. The candidates will demonstrate the ability to communicate the vital importance of land-based practices for the wellness and livelihoods of Indigenous people.  

Responsibilities
The successful candidates will teach students in the undergraduate and graduate programs, attract and supervise graduate students, develop and conduct an externally-funded research program and provide service to the community and to the University. These positions are intended to support the FKRM’s and University’s strategic commitment to collectively enhance Indigenous ways of knowing throughout our curriculum. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to contribute to the development and delivery of new courses in areas including Outdoor and Land-Based Education, Indigenous Perspectives on Land-Based Education, and Indigenous Recreation and Well-Being as well as contribute to scholarship in a related field. 

Faculty Information
The Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management offers the following degrees: Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.E.), Bachelor of Kinesiology (B.Kin and B.Kin (AT)), Bachelor of Recreation Management and Community Development (B.R.M.C.D.), Master of Science and Master of Arts in Kinesiology & Recreation. It also has a Ph.D. program in Applied Health Sciences offered collaboratively with other health science faculties. Approximately 500 undergraduate and 60 graduate students are enrolled in the Faculty. Faculty members have vibrant research programs funded by SSHRC, NSERC and CIHR, as well as other agencies. The Health, Leisure and Human Performance Research Institute promotes interdisciplinary research within the Faculty and University. Bison Sports and Recreation Services provides a broad range of services to the University and Community, including intercollegiate sport, recreation services, children’s programs and athletic therapy. Together these academic, research and service programs have a mission to create, translate, and mobilize knowledge related to physical activity, human movement, sport, and leisure. The FKRM enjoys many state of the art facilities, including an award-winning 100,000 square foot active living centre and applied research laboratory that opened in 2015. 

Application Procedure
Applications, including a curriculum vitae, short statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, the names and addresses (including phone and e-mail addresses) of three referees, and Indigenous Canadian self-declaration verification should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The closing date for applications is March 6, 2017
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Full job description available here: http://umanitoba.ca/cgi-bin/human_resources/jobs/view.pl?posting_id=91362


Company Description:

Roger Williams University, located on the coast of Bristol, RI, is a forward-thinking private university with 45 undergraduate majors and more than a dozen graduate programs spanning the liberal arts and the professions, where students become community-minded citizens through project-based, experiential learning. With small classes, direct access to faculty and boundless opportunities for real-world projects, RWU students develop the ability to think critically while simultaneously building the practical skills that today's employers demand. In the five years since launching its signature Affordable Excellence initiative, the University has established itself as a leader in American higher education by confronting the most pressing issues facing students and families - increasing costs that limit access to college, rising debt and the job readiness of graduates. In addition to its 4,000 undergraduates and 300 graduate students, RWU is home to a thriving School of Continuing Studies based in Providence as well as Rhode Island's only law school.

Roger Williams University is committed to creating and supporting an intellectual community devoted to teaching and learning and providing the opportunity for personal and intellectual growth for students, faculty and staff. The University credits much of its growth and success to the hard work and dedication of its employees.


Job Description:

The Department of History and American Studies at Roger Williams University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in American Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in Fall 2017, with an area of specialization in race and race relations in the United States. Teaching responsibilities for this position include introductory and research courses in American Studies, as well as electives related to the candidate's area of specialization in race and race relations in the United States. In general, all tenure-track faculty at Roger Williams University must demonstrate effectiveness in the following three categories: 1) teaching; 2) scholarship; and 3) institutional and/or community service.


Requirements:

A Ph.D. in American Studies or related cultural studies field such as African American Studies, Black Studies, Native American Studies, Asian American Studies, Diaspora Studies, Critical Cultural Studies, Transnational Studies, Gender & Sexuality Studies, etc. is required by time of hire. In addition, candidates must provide evidence of successful teaching experience and an on-going program of scholarly activity.


Additional Information:

Roger Williams University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to inclusive excellence and encourages applications from underrepresented populations.

For information on our Non-discrimination and Title IX policy, visit: rwu.edu/NDT9

For additional information regarding this position, please contact: Dr. Laura D'Amore, American Studies Search Committee Chair, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Application Instructions:

Qualified applicants please attach: 1) a cover letter, 2) a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests; 3) a CV; 4) a sample syllabus; and 5) names and contact information of at least three references.

Application deadline: February 28, 2017

 

 

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McMaster University invites applications for the Director of the McMaster Indigenous Research Institute (MIRI). The institute was officially launched on 1 July 2016, details are available here. The Director will have an internationally distinguished program of research and teaching record in any area of Indigenous Research.  S/he will be appointed (tenure track or tenured) at the Associate Professor or Professor level to one or more of the six faculties at McMaster University (DeGroote School of Business, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Social Sciences). The appointment as Director will be for a five year, renewable term.

The Director is expected to raise awareness, attract substantial research support, educate and advance Indigenous research methodologies. S/he will emphasize and support community capacity building and research priorities, promote and foster innovation, collaboration and partnership, enhance existing research infrastructure at McMaster and build sustainable Indigenous research infrastructure. S/he will also be very active in the recruitment, mentorship and training of undergraduates, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows, and work to build greater research capacity and strength in Indigenous research across all faculties at McMaster University.  Details are available at Terms of Reference.

McMaster has a geographic proximity to Six Nations of the Grand River, the largest First Nation in Canada, along with a quarter century of collaborative work developing Indigenous educational and research programs. President Patrick Deanes principles and priorities articulated in his Forward with Integrityopen letter (FWI Open Letter) to the University community include:  cultivating human potential; adopting a multi-disciplinary perspective; and engaging our local, national, and international communities.  Furthermore, he has given our researchers the mandate to build on the work that has already begun to strengthen and support Indigenous learners and Indigenous scholarship.

Additionally, McMaster University is ranked in the top 100 of both the Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Ranking of World Universities and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.  A medium-sized university, it nonetheless has the sixth-largest research income in Canada.  It has a large, attractive campus, the interior of which is open only to pedestrians and cyclists, and is at the western end of Lake Ontario. The University is minutes from downtown Hamilton and the activities that a major city has to offer.  Hamilton has been ranked among the top cities in Canada to do business and to invest.

McMaster University has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff that reflects the multicultural makeup of our student body.  The successful candidate will be committed to inclusion and excellence and the Search Committee is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity of the academic community.  Women and applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.  Gender diversity is being addressed at McMaster University through our policies and actions.  One recent action in this area was the completion of a gender pay equity study and a resultant base salary adjustment applied to all female faculty members in July 2015.

Faculty members at McMaster University enjoy a number of both personal and professional benefits.  University employees are offered an excellent benefits package which includes, but is not limited to, extended health care benefits, dental care, group life, long term disability, worldwide travel assistance, and retirement plan.  Progressive policies are in place to assist faculty men and women who become parents or are needed to care for family members.

Applications must consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research dossier that includes a statement of research interests and plans, and a teaching dossier that includes a teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness.  Applicants should also arrange for four letters of reference to be submitted directly to Dr. Robert Baker, Vice-President, Research, McMaster University, including two letters that speak to academic and research performance, one that speaks to community engagement and one (in either written or oral form) from an Indigenous elder, community leader or Indigenous organization that you are affiliated with.  Mail reference letters to Dr. Robert Baker, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Gilmour Hall-208, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8S 4K1; or e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Complete applications must be made online at www.workingatmcmaster.ca/careers(Faculty Postings, Job #12404) to the attention of Dr. Robert Baker, Vice-President, Research, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Gilmour Hall-208, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8S 4K1.

Complete applications that are received by 31 March 2017 will receive full consideration. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The effective date of appointment is negotiable but 1 July 2017 is preferred. All applicants will receive an on-line confirmation of receipt of their application; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Metis and Inuit persons, members of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons. 

McMaster recognizes the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and In keeping with the spirit of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, we welcome applications from Indigenous candidates from across Turtle Island.

 If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection procedure, please contact theHuman Resources Service Centreat 1-905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247)


The Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis announces a post-doctoral position for scholars pursuing research in African American History, 1865-1940. The successful applicant must have the doctorate in hand at the time of application and be no more than six years beyond the Ph.D.  The position, with a salary of $60,000, is for one year with the possibility of renewal for a second. It includes health benefits and a $5,000 per year research allowance. The primary duties of this post-doc will be to administer and supervise research for the “Scarlet and Black Project” on the history of Native and African Americans in Rutgers History. The recipient will also participate and present in the “Black Bodies” seminar series.  Consult http://rcha.rutgers.edu/black-bodies and http://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/  for details.

Applications should be addressed to Professor Deborah Gray White, Post-Doc Search Chair, and submitted electronically to Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/40417. Applications should include the following: letter of interest, C.V., research proposal, writing sample, and at least three letters of reference. The deadline for applications is March 30, 2017.