Position Rank: Full-Time Tenure Stream – Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Indigenous Studies
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Department of Equity Studies
Position Start Date: July 1, 2018
Department of Equity Studies
The Department of Equity Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Indigenous Studies with a focus on Indigenous Research Methodologies. This position is at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence July 1, 2018.
The successful candidate will have a completed PhD in Indigenous Studies or in any field in the Social Sciences or Humanities relating to Indigenous Studies, with particular strengths in Indigenous Research Methodologies; will demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in scholarly research, teaching and service; will demonstrate an ongoing program of research in Indigenous Studies; and will take part in student engagement and curriculum development as well as outreach to broader Indigenous communities. The successful candidate will be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is an asset.
The Department of Equity Studies (DES) is a learning environment that values cultural diversity, promoting and supporting political, cultural, social and economic equalities. Together, students and professors create an environment that enhances voice, empowerment and identity. Professors teaching in DES explore critical theories and real life practices in the areas of human rights, indigenous and multicultural studies. For more information, please visit http://des.laps.yorku.ca/.
York University acknowledges its presence on the traditional territory of many Indigenous Nations. The area known as Tkaronto has been care taken by the Anishinabek Nation, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Wendat, and the Métis. It is now home to many Indigenous Peoples. We acknowledge the current treaty holders and the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation. This territory is subject of the Dish With One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant, an agreement to peaceably share and care for the Great Lakes region. York University is committed to fostering understanding and respect for and connections with Indigenous communities; and the University is working to support the recruitment and success of Indigenous undergraduate and graduate students, the integration of Indigenous cultures, approaches and perspectives into curricular offerings and research, collaboration with Indigenous communities, and recruitment and retention of Indigenous faculty and staff.
Applicants should submit a signed letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, and a sample of their scholarly writing. Applicants will arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to Professor Merle Jacobs, Chair, Department of Equity Studies, 302 Atkinson Building, York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3.
Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/. Please select the "Affirmative Action" tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found.
The deadline for applications is November 15, 2017. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.
York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416‐736‐5713. Consistent with its fundamental commitments to equity, diversity and inclusion, and to promote the recruitment and appointment of Indigenous faculty members and librarians to tenure stream positions, the University invites applications from qualified Indigenous candidates for this position. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents, and others legally entitled to work in Canada for York University will be given priority.
Posting End Date: November 15, 2017
Native American/Mexican Indigenous Studies Tenure-Track Position California State University, Stanislaus One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382
The Ethnic Studies Program at California State University, Stanislaus invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Ethnic Studies with expertise in Native American/Indigenous Studies. The successful candidate for this position will specialize in using critical and intersectional approaches in the study of Native American/Indigenous populations. The successful applicant will teach undergraduate courses in Ethnic Studies, including: Introduction to Ethnic Studies, Native American/Indigenous Experiences, Theories and Concepts in Ethnic Studies, Interdisciplinary Research Methods, Race and Ethnicity in the U.S., and Race and Education. Candidates should have an active research agenda and be able to integrate their scholarly interests with student learning, which may include providing community engagement opportunities for undergraduates. Candidates should expect to develop new courses in their area of expertise to enrich the curriculum and be receptive to exploring connections between Ethnic Studies and other disciplines. Effective teaching, scholarly productivity, and service to the Ethnic Studies Program and University are required for retention, promotion, and tenure.
Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies, Native American Studies, or closely related discipline, with evidence of effective university level teaching experience.
Preference will be given to candidates with social justice oriented teaching and scholarship emphasizing one or more of the following areas: Native American/Mexican Indigenous culture, Hemispheric Indigenous Studies, settler/exploitation colonialism, land rights and tribal sovereignty, environmental justice and activism, Indigenous literature and film, and/or decolonial feminism. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate a commitment to sustained and collaborative community work with underrepresented students in higher education, specifically outreaching and interacting with Native American/Indigenous populations in the region.
HOW TO APPLY
A complete application must include: an application letter addressing the position description and qualifications; Curriculum Vitae that includes three references with contact information; copies of graduate transcripts; and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Screening of completed application files will begin on October 15, 2017. The position will remain open until filled. Applicants may submit their materials electronically.
Send applications and correspondence concerning this announcement to the Ethnic Studies Search Committee Chair at:
Xamuel Bañales, Ph.D.
Department of Anthropology, Geography and Ethnic Studies
California State University, Stanislaus
One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer a competitive benefits package.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT and THE COLLEGE: The Anthropology, Geography, and Ethnic Studies Department consists of collegial faculty members engaged in regional and community-based research and teaching. Ethnic Studies is an interdisciplinary critical program that offers a minor and major with a general focus on theory, practice, and social change. The department is located within the College of the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Our faculty maintains numerous cross-disciplinary connections with Sociology, Anthropology, Gender Studies, Theatre and Community Service Learning.
CAMPUS & AREA: California State University Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six county region of approximately 1.5 million people. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and approximately 400 full-time faculty. Over eighty percent of full time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 41 undergraduate majors, 24 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, and a doctorate in education serving 8,900 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences, and performing arts.
CSU Stanislaus continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 373 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks CSU Stanislaus as one of "The Top Public Universities-Master's" institutions in the West in its America's Best Colleges ratings. CSU Stanislaus also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. You can learn more about federal equal employment opportunity protections by accessing the Department of Labor’s notices: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/Supplement_English.pdf.
Individuals with disabling conditions who require accommodation during the recruitment process may contact the ADA Coordinator at (209) 667-3159.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
MANDATED REPORTER PER CANRA
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse And Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
CLERY ACT DISCLOSURE
The annual Campus Security and Fire Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Stanislaus State; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault and, campus fire statistics. You can obtain a copy of this report on the web at: https://www.csustan.edu/upd/crime-statistics.
Information regarding Campus Security Reports at other locations can be found on the web at:http://ope.ed.gov/security/.
CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CLEARANCE NOTICE
The university requires a criminal background check to be completed for all of its new employees, current employees seeking promotional or transfer opportunities, and current employees assigned new duties. Necessary background investigations will be conducted, as required, depending upon the job requirements of position. These could include, but are not limited to, employment verification, education verification, reference checks, and criminal records checks via processing of fingerprints through the Department of Justice and FBI, as well as, license verification upon employment. Additionally, all applicants or employees whose responsibilities include regular or direct contact with minor children are subject to the child abuse background check. Failure to consent to any background check will disqualify an applicant from further consideration. Additionally, an applicant who fails to provide the necessary information or who provides false or misleading information may also be disqualified from further consideration. Later discovery of false or misleading information related to the background check may result in the offer of employment being withdrawn or subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination. Full disclosure of all misdemeanors and felonies should be made in connection with this application.
The Department of Political Science at the University of Victoria invites applications for a tenure track position in Political Theory. The appointment, effective July 1, 2018, will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor.
The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Faculty and Librarians at the University of Victoria are governed by the provisions of the collective Agreement. Members are represented by the University of Victoria Faculty Association (http://www.uvicfa.ca).
Assistant Professor in Social Psychology (tenure-track)
University of Victoria
Department of Psychology – Faculty of Social Sciences
The University of Victoria is a top research university located in Victoria, British Columbia close to Vancouver and Seattle. We acknowledge and respect the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples on whose traditional territory the university stands and whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day. The University of Victoria is known for its large and diverse group of Indigenous faculty and staff originating from local communities and around the world (to connect with the UVic Indigenous community visit http://web.uvic.ca/inaf/).
The Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in the area of social psychology at the Assistant Professor level to begin July 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is preferably for an individual with background and specialization in intergroup attitudes and relations, stereotyping and prejudice, stigmatization, cultural psychology, social identity, social justice, or other related fields in social psychology. But applications from individuals with background in different social psychology subfields are welcome. We also value scholars who can contribute with their research and teaching to the diversity of perspectives (e.g., sociocultural, social neuroscience, evolutionary, constructivist) and methodology (e.g., quantitative and qualitative methods, community-based research, “big data” research, ecologically valid designs and measures, Indigenous methodologies, etc.) in social psychology, as well as those who are interested in the reasonable use of transparent, reproducible, and replicable research practices. Finally, we would like a scholar who can bring the perspective from a visible minority or indigenous person to their teaching and research.
Therefore, in accordance with the university’s equity plan and pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights code, the selection for this position will be limited to members of visible minorities and Indigenous persons. Candidates must self-identify to be considered. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Faculty and Librarians at the University of Victoria are governed by the provisions of the Collective Agreement. Members are represented by the University of Victoria Faculty Association (www.uvicfa.ca).
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in social psychology or closely related psychology sub-fields (e.g., cultural psychology, personality psychology) at the time of appointment and demonstrate research excellence as evidenced by publications, conference presentations, community engagement, and grant funding appropriate to level of experience. Applicants must also present evidence for potential excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. This position will require the teaching of both large introductory undergraduate courses and small advanced seminars in social psychology, as well as classes in their subject of expertise. Postdoctoral (or equivalent) experience is desirable.
We are seeking candidates with the ability to bring a unique element to the social psychology group while showing potential to collaborate with other faculty and students. Duties will include maintaining a successful program of research (as evidenced by publications and external grant support), teaching and student supervision at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and contributions to the collegiality, reputation, and day-to-day operation of the Department and the University (e.g., collaborative research, curriculum development, committee service).
The Department of Psychology offers opportunities for research collaborations with colleagues in the Cognition and Brain Sciences, Lifespan Development, Clinical Psychology, and Individualized Programs associated with the University’s Centre for Youth and Society, Institute for Aging and Lifelong Health, Centre for Addictions Research of BC, and CanAssist. Faculty and librarians at the University of Victoria are governed by the provisions of the Collective Agreement. Members are represented by the University of Victoria Faculty Association.
Application deadline and procedure
Application review will begin on October 30, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
To apply, complete the online form at https://www.uvic.ca/psyc/socialpsychologyposition/. The following documents need to be submitted in pdf format:
Claremont Graduate University's School of Social Science, Policy and Evaluation invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track position in American Politics, focusing on Political Behavior, American Political Development, Gender in Politics, and/or Law and Politics, beginning Fall of 2018. We are particularly interested in someone at the level of an advanced Assistant Professor or beginning Associate Professor. CGU's Department of Politics and Policy offers only graduate-level degrees: the PhD in Political Science and several MA degrees including the MA in Politics (with emphases in American and in Political Philosophy), the MA in Religion and Politics, and the MA in Public Policy.
In keeping with CGU's graduate-only focus, applicants should hold a PhD in Political Science and should show successful experience working with doctoral students to complete their dissertations in a timely way and to assist them in publication. The standard teaching load is two courses per semester, and the successful candidate should be prepared to teach graduate-level core American courses such as American Political Behavior, Representation and Elections, American Political Development, Perspectives on Judicial Power, Women and the Political Process, etc. We expect that the successful candidate will be expert in the use of appropriate research methods such as experimental research, survey research, legal research, etc. CGU is a small university with a focus on transdisciplinarity, and therefore applicants with interests beyond one field are appreciated.
CGU is affiliated with five undergraduate colleges via the Claremont University Consortium. Joint research opportunities and teaching with the Claremont colleges may be possible.
CGU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, religion, ancestry, sex, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws in its employment or hiring practices.
Further, Claremont Graduate University is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Applicants who have a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and inclusion are particularly encouraged to apply as are individuals who have membership in one or more of the following groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding: Alaska Natives, American Indians, Blacks/African Americans, Mexican Americans/Chicanas/Chicanos, Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, and Puerto Ricans.