UCLA Institute of American Cultures
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Visiting Researcher appointments are for persons who currently hold permanent academic appointments and Visiting Scholar appointments are for newly degreed scholars. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and hold a Ph.D. from an accredited college or university at the time of appointment. UCLA faculty, staff, and currently enrolled students are not eligible to apply.
DEADLINE: Completed applications are due by February 4, 2015 at 11:59 pm. Recipients will be notified in April. NOTE: Offer of Fellowship is contingent upon funding availability.
TO APPLY: Application is available online at: https://sa.ucla.edu/IAC/VisitingScholar
Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Indigenous Land Management Institute, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
We invite applications for a two-year Post-Doctoral Fellowship, attached to the Funded Project “Examining the Conditions that Can Lead to Sustained Socio-Economic Development of First Nation Communities in Saskatchewan.” Relevant fields of expertise include Native Studies, Anthropology, Geography, Rural Sociology or Economics, with specific expertise in community development, governance, or Aboriginal economic development. This project is based on the recognition that First Nation economic development is dependent on the design and implementation of stable and culturally- appropriate institutions that can inform economic and social decision-making. As part of the research team, the Post-doc will be expected to examine the challenges and opportunities for First Nation economic development, including, but not limited to, on- reserve resource development, property rights, and Nation-building and social welfare models of community development. The successful applicant will be an integral part of the research team, assisting with research coordination and selected research activities; these tasks will be in addition to the individual research program undertaken by the post-doctoral fellow.
We seek candidates who are at the beginning of their academic careers, having received the PhD in 2013 or 2014 but who do not yet hold tenure-track academic positions. Candidates who do not yet hold a PhD but expect to defend by June 30, 2015 must provide a letter from their supervisor confirming the timeline for completion.
Ideally the tenure of this 2-year Fellowship will begin July 1, 2015. This start date is however negotiable depending on the availability of qualified applicants. The salary rate is $40,000 per year including benefits.
We invite applications for three Doctoral Fellowships attached to the# Funded Project “Examining the Conditions that Can Lead to Sustained Socio-Economic Development of First Nation Communities in Saskatchewan.” This project is based on the recognition that First Nation economic development is dependent on the design and implementation of stable and culturally-appropriate institute that can inform economic and social decision-making interested students may be housed in any number of of# relevant academic departments, including Native Studies, Geography and Planning, Business Administration, Law, and Bioresource Policy, Business and Economics. The successful applicants will be an integral part of the research team, assisting with research coordination and selected research activities; these tasks will bein addition to their individual research programs.
Duration: September 2015–August 2018 (3years)
Haverford College invites applications for a three-year visiting Assistant Professor (with possibility of renewal) in its Peace, Justice and Human Rights Program. The position is open to scholars at all pre-tenure levels with training in the humanities or social sciences who focus in their work on questions of justice, peace and conflict, human rights and related fields, with special attention to ethics or ethical leadership. Candidates should be able to teach an applied ethics course in issues of global justice and/or an introductory course on peace, justice and human rights, as well as offer more specialized courses. The teaching load is five courses per year. Successful candidates will be given resources to plan and host a symposium oriented around themes of ethics and justice in the second year of the appointment, during which the teaching load will be reduced to four courses to accommodate the responsibilities of preparing and hosting the symposium.
Candidates for the position should have a Ph.D and demonstrated evidence of strong teaching at all levels of the curriculum to a diverse student body. ABD candidates may apply but must also provide assurance of completion of the degree by September 1, 2015 and evidence of relevant teaching experience. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Research and travel money is also available. Faculty housing on campus may be available.
Haverford College is a leading liberal arts college serving highly motivated students on a nationally recognized arboretum in suburban Haverford, just outside Philadelphia. The program in Peace, Justice and Human Rights is an interdisciplinary concentration that students may add on to any major. Its goal is to foster cross-disciplinary collaboration and creative new perspectives on entrenched problems. For more information, see http://www.haverford.edu/pjhr/
Please submit a cover letter addressing your fitness for the position, curriculum vitae, a sample course syllabus for “Introduction to Peace, Justice and Human Rights” or “Applied Ethics of Peace, Justice and Human Rights,” a short teaching statement and evaluations, and a writing sample of no more than 25 pages to (interfolio). In order to receive full consideration, all materials must be uploaded to Interfolio by February 6, 2015.
Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status. Haverford has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion and social justice, a commitment reflected in the curriculum, classrooms, and communal composition of the College. Learning in a diverse community defined by mutual trust (as exemplified in a student-governed honor code) is at the core of the College’s educational process. Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will foster their contribution to the College's mission.
The Department of American Indian Studies, College of Social and
Behavioral Sciences at the University of Arizona is seeking an outstanding
teacher/scholar/administrator for a full-time, tenured position as Head of
the Department of American Indian Studies. The position, anticipated to
begin at the start of the 2015-16 academic year, requires an excellent
scholar at the Associate or Full Professor level with a Ph.D. or equivalent
who is qualified for tenure at the University of Arizona. Topical specialty
and regional focus is open, though a specialization in North American
native communities is required. The Department of American Indian
Studies is administered by the Department Head with the participation of
the faculty consistent with the University of Arizona's culture of shared
The University of Arizona is a top-ranked, research-intensive, land grant
institution that embraces a distinctive interdisciplinary culture and tradition.
One of the premier departments in the field of American Indian or
Indigenous Studies in the United States, AIS at the University of Arizona
grants Ph.D., M.A., and J.D./M.A. degrees as well as minors at both the
undergraduate and graduate levels, and anticipates offering a B.A. degree
beginning in the Fall of 2015. AIS also offers graduate certificate programs
in American Indian Higher Education, Nation Building, and Natural
In addition to an outstanding record of scholarship and teaching in higher
education, candidates must offer evidence of administrative experience,
the ability to seek and obtain external funding, demonstrated experience in
working with tribal communities, and a commitment to serving American
Indians. The Department Head is expected to maintain an active research
agenda, to foster and support fellowship and grant seeking activity among
colleagues, and to teach courses appropriate to American Indian Studies.
This position offers exciting opportunities for expanding the program and
developing new partnerships with the twenty-two federally recognized
tribes/nations within Arizona and with American Indian nations/Alaskan
Natives throughout the Southwest and beyond. American Indian Studies
seeks to develop a strong understanding of the languages, cultures, and
sovereignty of American Indians/Alaskan Natives which honors our
ancestors and their wisdom.
Initial review of applications will begin on January 15, 2015 and continue
until the position is filled. The University of Arizona is an equal opportunity
employer that recognizes the value of a diverse community and
encourages applications from the full range of experience and ethnic
identity and gender.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans;
life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and
holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified
family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA
recreation and cultural activities; and more!
Duties and Responsibilities
* Provide leadership, guidance, and direction to the Department of
American Indian Studies.
* Lead a team of academically strong and diverse individuals and provide
guidance on issues including recruitment, retention, and management and
development of faculty and staff.
* Contribute to both graduate and undergraduate teaching, curriculum and
* Advance the Department's research funding and reputation.
* Organize and manage the Department for maximum efficiency.
* Actively encourage and support professional and academic development
of the faculty. Proactively promote pursuit of academic development up to
and including the Professor level.
* Establish relationships of trust, collaboration, and respect between
faculty, administration, and the community.
* Work to develop and secure support for multi-disciplinary relationships
and partnerships with other areas of the University of Arizona.
* Represent AIS appropriately in the larger college and university settings.
Arizona Board of Regents Minimum
Not applicable for this position.
Additional Minimum Qualifications
Pre-employment Screening Requirements
The University of Arizona conducts pre-employment screening for all
positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of
academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and work history. In addition,
a check of names and identification documents is conducted on all new
employees to ensure they are legally authorized to work in the United
What kind of criminal background check is
required for this position?
This position is non-security sensitive and requires a name-based criminal
Supplemental Pre-Employment Screening
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community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds.
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veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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Department Head, American Indian Studies
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Social and Behavioral Sciences
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An application consisting of curriculum vitae, a list of three references, and
a letter of interest that summarizes teaching experience and courses the
applicant would teach, current research activities and future research
interests, previous administrative experience, work with tribal communities,
and evidence of success in garnering external funing.