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Native American and Indigenous Studies Association

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF CRITICAL ETHNIC STUDIES

Kalamazoo College invites applications for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level in Critical Ethnic Studies beginning fall 2016. This is a new position and will provide primary support and coordination for the major in Critical Ethnic Studies approved in fall 2014. Expertise in the field of Critical Ethnic Studies as well as the ability to teach the four approved core courses of the major required. At Kalamazoo the Critical Ethnic Studies program works from Indigenous, national and transnational interdisciplinary frameworks. Preference may be given to candidates with specializations in the following areas: epistemology, historiography, and de-colonial methods and pedagogies. The successful candidate will have demonstrated a high aptitude for and interest in undergraduate liberal arts teaching, including occasional contributions to the College’s Shared Passages Program (first-year and sophomore seminars, and senior capstones), and a desire to involve undergraduates in scholarship both in and out of the classroom. Ph.D. (or evidence it will be completed by September 1, 2016) required. Salary is competitive and consistent with level of experience.

Kalamazoo College is a highly selective nationally known liberal arts college offering an integrated undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum into educational experiences in both domestic and international settings. The campus is located midway between Chicago and Detroit in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a metropolitan community of 325,000 which supports several college and university campuses along with numerous civic arts and cultural associations. Thirty-five miles from Lake Michigan, the area offers many opportunities for outdoor activities. 

Completed applications received by October 1, 2015 will receive full consideration, with later applications reviewed as needed until the position is filled. A cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, description of scholarly interests and research plans, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable), and three letters of recommendation are required. All application materials should be addressed to Dr. Amelia Katanski, Chair of the Critical Ethnic Studies Search Committee, Kalamazoo College, 1200 Academy Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49006 and submitted in PDF form at https://www.kzoo.edu/ethnicstudies/search/. The letters of recommendation should be sent in PDF form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For more information, see our home page at www.kzoo.edu and program web site at https://reason.kzoo.edu/ethnicstudies/. Kalamazoo College encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the College to apply and to identify themselves if they wish. Equal Opportunity Employer.


https://whitmanhr.simplehire.com/postings/1405

The Department of Politics at Whitman College seeks applications for a tenure-track position in Comparative Politics/International Relations, with expertise in African Politics, at the rank of assistant professor. Effective August, 2016. Ph.D. required.

The successful candidate will offer courses in African Politics, as well as courses that contribute to the College's general education requirements. We seek applications from individuals with interests and expertise in areas such as political institutions and systems, development and political economy, violence and security, social movements, and/or African political thought, and are especially interested in candidates who approach the study of African politics from a global or transnational perspective. The standard annual teaching load is five courses. The College has a generous sabbatical leave program and provides professional development support for both research and teaching.

All applications must include the following materials: cover letter; curriculum vitae; a statement on the candidate's teaching interests and approaches; a statement on the candidate's research interests and agenda for scholarship; the contact information for three people who will be contacted for letters of reference; graduate transcripts; and complete sets of teaching evaluations and/or other evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction.

In their application, candidates should address their interest in working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well as non-majors, at all levels of instruction. In addition, because Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning community, applicants should explain how their pedagogy and research will serve to create and sustain an inclusive learning environment.

To apply, please go to https://whitmanhr.simplehire.com/, click "Faculty" and "Assistant Professor of Politics (African)".

Deadline: September 25, 2015. Inquiries should be directed to Shampa Biswas, Chair, African Politics Search Committee (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.


Comparative Political Theory - Indigenous/Islamic/Asian/Latin American/Caribbean/Non-Western TT Position

https://whitmanhr.simplehire.com/postings/1372

The Department of Politics at Whitman College seeks applications for a tenure-track position in political theory, with expertise in comparative political theory, at the rank of assistant professor. Effective August, 2016. Ph.D. required.

The successful candidate will offer courses in comparative political theory as well as courses that contribute to the College’s general education requirements. We seek applications from individuals with interests and expertise in any of the following: Islamic, East Asian, South Asian, Latin American, indigenous, Caribbean, and/or non-Western political theory in a comparative context. The standard annual teaching load is five courses. The College provides a generous sabbatical leave program and professional development support for both research and teaching.

To apply, go to https://whitmanhr.simplehire.com/, click “Faculty” and “Assistant Professor of Politics”. The online application will prompt you to submit all of the required materials: a letter of application; separate statements addressing the candidate’s teaching interests and scholarly/performance agenda; curriculum vitae; the contact information for three people who will be contacted for letters of reference; graduate transcripts; and complete sets of teaching evaluations or other evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction.

In their application, candidates should address their interest in working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well as non-majors, at all levels of instruction. In addition, because Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning community, applicants should explain how their pedagogy and research will serve to create and sustain an inclusive learning environment.

Deadline: September 7, 2015.

No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.


Department of Community Health Sciences

College of Medicine

Faculty of Health Sciences

University of Manitoba

Position start date: January 1, 2016

Rank: Assistant Professor

Rank and Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Manitoba is now recruiting for a full-time contingent academic position in the Department of Community Health Sciences, in collaboration with the Centre for Healthcare Innovation. The position will be based in the Manitoba First Nations Centre for Aboriginal Health Research (MFN CAHR). This is a contingent position at the Assistant Professor level, and will be for a two- to three-year term. Position Number: 20361.

Located in the thriving, multicultural city of Winnipeg, the University of Manitoba offers students and faculty a vibrant learning community, exceptional facilities and the chance to explore ideas, challenge assumptions and turn theory into reality. The University of Manitoba plays a key role in the social, cultural, and economic well-being of the people of Manitoba, Canada, and the world.

The Department of Community Health Sciences includes academics, clinicians and public health practitioners working in areas of education, service and research related to health services, the health of populations, societal and cultural dimensions of health, Indigenous Health, environment and health, health policy and planning, and global public health. This integrated and multidisciplinary approach brings together researchers, health professionals and policy-makers from a variety of provincial, national and international organizations. The Department and the Faculty of Health Sciences have a longstanding commitment to working with First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities.

MFN CAHR is a research centre of excellence that supports members of MFN-CAHR in conducting world class partnership-based Indigenous health-related research and training activities, in the areas of population and public health, health services, clinical, biomedical and genetics areas, and in health information systems. It was established in 2001 with the help of a contribution from the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, as well as grants from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation and the Manitoba Innovation Fund. MFN CAHR is involved in a wide variety of activities in Indigenous health, including: initiating, coordinating and supporting research activities designed to assist First Nations, Métis, Inuit and global Indigenous communities and organizations in their efforts to promote health and wellness, and improve health services; integrating scientific and traditional Indigenous approaches to producing new knowledge about health and health care; and building the research capacity of students and community-based researchers in Indigenous health.

The successful applicant will report to the Director, MFN CAHR, and will also collaborate actively with other University of Manitoba and Department of Community Health Sciences programs, including the Centre for Healthcare Innovation (CHI)/Support Unit, the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, and the Faculty of Health Sciences’ Institute for Indigenous, First Nations, Metis and Inuit Health.

This contingent position requires an individual with a record of leadership, grant funding success, and publications, as well as experience in capacity building and community engagement. The successful candidate will:

  • have research experience, and research navigation and relationship-building skills, in relation to First Nations and/or Métis and/or Inuit communities and organizations (experience with international Indigenous populations will also be considered);
  • have a record of success in obtaining research grants, and in producing significant publications in the First Nations, Métis and Inuit health field;
  • be able to contribute to undergraduate and graduate education;
  • have strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated strength in leading and working in research teams;
  • have skills in innovative approaches to the dissemination and application of research (knowledge translation and exchange); and
  • have experience in community engagement.

Applicants must hold a PhD degree or equivalent in the social or health sciences, and have experience with both quantitative and qualitative methodological approaches.

In order to expedite the selection process, the following documents should be provided to the Search Committee:  1) a letter of application, stating how the applicant’s program of study qualifies her/him for the position sought, based on the criteria noted above; 2) a brief statement of teaching and research interests; 3) a description of experience with community engagement; and 4) a curriculum vitae.

The University of Manitoba is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Applications are encouraged from qualified individuals including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and people of all sexual orientations and genders. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the “Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act” (Manitoba).  Please note that the curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process. 

Applications are to be sent electronically to:

Dr. Stephen Moses

Department Head, Community Health Sciences

College of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences

University of Manitoba

S113 Medical Services Building

750 Bannatyne Avenue

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0W3

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Phone: (204) 789-3434

A copy of the application should be also be sent to Ms. Kathy bell at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The deadline for receipt of applications is September 15, 2015. If necessary, the review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

 

The Department of History at Columbia University seeks to hire two distinguished scholars at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor in the field of American History to 1820 to begin 1 July 2016. The successful candidate(s) will be expected to offer graduate and undergraduate seminars, as well as broad survey classes on Colonial North America, the American Revolution, the Early Republic, and the like. In addition, the successful applicant(s) will show evidence of innovative scholarship and experience with teaching and advising, and have the Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2016.

Applications must be made through Columbia University's online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS):

academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=61144

and should include a letter of interest, CV, writing sample, and three letters of reference.  Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer --Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.