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 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) invites nominations and applications for the position of Director for the American Indian Studies Center (AISC). Qualifications include an outstanding scholarly research and publication record; experience developing interdisciplinary research and instructional programs in American Indian Studies and/or Indigenous Studies; the ability to administer budgetary and personnel processes; and proven experience in fundraising, including development activity as well as obtaining and managing extramural grants and/or contracts. Above all, we are looking for a dynamic individual to provide intellectual and programmatic leadership for the Center. This is a tenured appointment in the appropriate department or school. We welcome candidates whose experience in administration, research, teaching, and community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity, equity and excellence.

Established in 1969 as one of the first ethnic studies centers in the United States, the AISC is an Organized Research Unit located within the Institute of American Cultures (IAC). Its mission is to promote research, education, and community service within an academic framework. The Center maintains a reference library and a publications unit, which publishes books and the American Indian Culture and Research Journal. The Center also provides academic support to students and administers fellowships and research awards for students and faculty through the IAC. During the past four decades, the Center has become nationally and internationally recognized as one of the leading research centers focused primarily on American Indian and Indigenous Studies. 
For additional information about the AISC, please go to:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.



  • Cover Letter - curriculum vitae; cover letter that includes statements on research, administrative & leadership experience, teaching, and commitment to diversity; additional documents can be added


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Associate or Full Professor – American Indian Studies Program, Iowa State University

View complete details and application instructions at #400082.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in relevant social science or humanities discipline.

Proposed start date: August 16, 2015. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted only by electronic submission and will continue until the position is filled. Application review will begin

January 1, 2015. Please direct questions to Dr. Paul Lasley (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Dr. Amy Slagell (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)   Iowa State University is an EO/AA employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Vets status.

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American Indian Studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign seeks as many as two Postdoctoral Fellows for the 2015-2016 academic year. This fellowship program provides a stipend, a close working association with AIS faculty, and assistance in furthering the fellow’s development as a productive scholar. Applicants should have an ongoing research project that promises to make a notable contribution to American Indian and Indigenous Studies. While fellows will concentrate on their research, they may choose to teach one course in American Indian Studies. Furthermore, fellows are expected to participate in the intellectual community of the American Indian Studies Program. Positions may be renewable for a second year.
Stipend and Benefits: The Fellowship stipend for the 2015-2016 academic year is $42,000, including health benefits. An additional $5,000 will be provided for the fellow’s research, travel, and related expenses.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree is required. Candidates must have completed all degree requirements by August 15, 2015. Preference will be given to those applicants who have finished their degrees in the past five years. The one-year fellowship appointment period is from August 16, 2015, to August 15, 2016.
To Apply: Go to and upload your application materials:
Candidates should address a letter of application to Robert Warrior, Director of American Indian Studies, providing a thorough description of the research project to be undertaken during the fellowship year, a curriculum vitae, two samples of their scholarly writing, and two letters of recommendation.
Applications received by January 16, 2015 will receive full consideration. The review process will continue until the fellowships are filled. For further information, contact Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert, Chair, Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Committee, American Indian Studies: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Phone: (217) 265-9870, or visit the Program’s website at
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

McMaster University

Two Faculty Positions in Public Health


The Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CE&B) at McMaster University is developing a new Masters of Public Health program and seeks two outstanding candidates for faculty positions in Public Health at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor; three-year (renewable) in the Special category.


The successful applicants will contribute to research activities in the field of public health and will be expected to participate in studies and publish scholarly articles in the field of public health. The successful applicants will also be responsible for teaching courses within the new Masters of Public Health program (expected start September 2015) as well as taking on MPH thesis supervisory and committee roles. We especially welcome applications from candidates who have expertise in the MPH focus areas of public health policy, management and environmental health as well as Aboriginal health, a University priority.


Preferred qualifications for the position include:

• Completed Doctorate or equivalent in Public Health, Health Policy, Epidemiology or an

equivalent program;

• Academic Public Health Physicians and Academic Family Physicians with Public Health

training are also encouraged to apply

• An active program of public health research, as evidenced by a proven track record with

peer-reviewed grants and publications in relevant journals;

• Experience in the development and management of masters-level academic courses with a

particular focus on public health;

• Experience in teaching and supervising in graduate-level programs;

• Experience working within the public health system in Canada and collaborating with local,

provincial and federal public health agencies as well as community health and social

service organizations;

• Experience in public health methodological capabilities, including qualitative, quantitative

and mixed methods.


The start date for these positions will be negotiated with the Department Chair for some time between April and September 2015. The positions may be jointly appointed with another department or agency with the above activities to be negotiated.


McMaster is a research-intensive university and perennially rated as the most innovativeuniversity in Canada. Located mid-way between the Niagara Peninsula and Metropolitan Toronto, it offers an unparalleled social, cultural and recreational living environment and a challenging academic career in one of Canada’s première health universities. The Department is renowned for its pioneering nature and high quality of research and education programs; it provides an exciting academic environment, operating on a collegial model with interdisciplinary research teams and a mentorship program for junior faculty. The Department has recently initiated planning to set its strategic goals. The MPH program and its new faculty will be a core component of this plan.


For more information about the MPH contact Dr. Fran Scott by emai This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., ,

visit, for the Faculty of Health Sciences, and for McMaster University


Complete applications will be reviewed starting December 8, 2014. These positions will remain open until filled. Applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and academic goals, and the names of three referees to:


Dr. Holger Schünemann, Department Chair,

Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics,

Faculty of Health Sciences,

1280 Main Street West,

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1

Tel. 905-525-9140 ext 24931

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


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, First Nations, Inuit or Metis Peoples  and permanent residents will be considered first for this position. 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, members of visible minorities, members of sexual minorities and persons with disabilities

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The Native American Studies Department at The University of Montana, Missoula invites part-time adjunct faculty applications for an instructor of Blackfoot Language for the 2015-2016 academic year (starting August 31, 2015). UM, the College of Humanities and Sciences and the Department embrace diversity as a core value. Applications from persons with diverse backgrounds are especially welcome.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Native or near-native Blackfoot language fluency
  • Bachelor’s degree (or advanced degree preferred) in a field related to Native American Studies, Blackfeet studies, or language instruction
  • Classroom teaching experience (all levels considered but post-secondary preferred)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Class seven certification
  • Blackfoot language teaching experience

How to Apply 

Application Deadline: February 2, 2015.

Applicants are required to submit the following materials online via "New Resume/CV" button below.  Step 5 "Attachments" in the online application process is where you may upload additional materials.

Only five (5) attachments are allowed per application. Please combine documents accordingly.

Applicants should provide the following information:

  • Letter of intent
  • Curriculum Vita (CV)
  • Statement of teaching philosophy 
  • Sample syllabus/lesson plans
  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness (e.g. student evaluations)
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
    • These letters must be submitted via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  (in one of the following formats: doc, xls, txt, rtf, pdf, gif, jpg, htm, html) and must reference the position title and department in the e-mail.

Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to Offer of Employment

In accordance with University policy; finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations.ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant.

Employment Eligibility.  All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9).

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Job Location
Missoula, Montana, United States
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