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Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies – Indigenous/Global Media Activism

The University of Kansas Department of Film and Media Studies (FMS) invites candidates to apply for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Film and Media Studies. We are interested in candidates whose work focuses on Indigenous/Native American/First Nations film and global media activism. This position is part of an emerging cluster of interdisciplinary positions on the topic of migration, immigration, diaspora and human trafficking and may include participation in interdisciplinary initiatives or in research projects with scholars in other disciplines. The position is expected to begin as early as August 18, 2015. In addition to this collaborative work, the faculty member will be expected to research, write, and publish in the candidate’s substantive field; develop and teach courses in the research areas stated above in addition to introductory courses in Film and Media Studies; serve on graduate student committees, direct theses and dissertations; perform advising responsibilities; and serve on departmental, College, and University committees.

The University of Kansas is particularly interested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to the climate of diversity in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, including a diversity of scholarly approaches, and four key campus-wide strategic initiatives: (1) Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World; (2) Promoting Well-Being, Finding Cures; (3) Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities; and (4) Harnessing Information, Multiplying Knowledge. For more information see

We encourage women and minorities to apply.

KU is a Research 1 (RU/VH) institution, the flagship of the Kansas system, and a member of the AAU. It is located in Lawrence, a thriving and progressive community a short drive from Kansas City. The Department of Film and Media Studies has 11 core faculty members and graduate and undergraduate programs.


  1. A Ph.D. or MFA in the humanities or a social science discipline, with a substantive focus on Film and Media, from an accredited school is expected by the start date of the appointment (08-18-2015).
  2. A proven record or demonstration for high potential in research, teaching, and publications.
  3. Demonstrated ability to teach Film and Media-related courses, as evidenced by application materials, educational background, and teaching philosophy.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work in interdisciplinary and collaborative environments.

For a complete announcement and to apply online, go to or and search by keywords [Film and Media]. A complete online application includes the following materials: cover letter, curriculum vitae, one research sample such as an article or dissertation chapter, teaching philosophy, proof of teaching experience (e.g. course evaluations and syllabi), and the names, e-mail addresses, and contact information for three references. Only complete applications will be considered.

Initial review of applications will begin December 1, 2014 and will continue as long as needed to identify a qualified pool.

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, retaliation, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University’s programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies and is the University’s Title IX Coordinator: the Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY.

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Washington invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor with teaching and research emphasis on indigeneity in the Americas, trained in sociocultural anthropology. This position has a 9-month service period per year. Topic is open, but priority will be given to candidates who build on the department’s strengths in issues of sovereignty; food, health and environmental justice; language; media and visual anthropology. Applicants must have earned a PhD in anthropology by the date of appointment. Duties will include undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring. The University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. The Department of Anthropology values colleagues who have a strong commitment to an academic environment that promotes diversity. The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veterans, or status as qualified individuals with disabilities.

To apply, send a single PDF file including the following items in the specified order: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) teaching portfolio, (4) diversity statement (a brief statement on how your teaching, research and/or service contribute to diversity through scholarship or by improving access to higher education for underrepresented individuals or groups), and (5) the names of three referees to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the following subject header: Assistant Professor-Indigeneity. Cover letter should be addressed to Dr. Laada Bilaniuk and Dr. Maria Elena Garcia, Department of Anthropology. Alternative methods of submission may be acceptable with prior approval of the search committee chairs. Applications received by November 26, 2014 are assured of consideration.

This is a full time faculty position starting in the 2015/16 academic year.

The Evergreen State College is seeking a regular, full-time faculty member to teach in the Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program. We seek a candidate with broad knowledge of public administration, tribal governance, finance, and budgeting. The MPA program has 3 concentrations: Tribal Governance, Public Policy, along with Public & Non-profit Administration. The successful candidate will engage in developing contemporary curriculum across all concentrations with reoccurring teaching assignments for the Tribal Governance concentration. The successful candidate will team teach the MPA core curriculum (Context of Public Administration; Doing Democratic Public Administration; Policy, Finance, and Budgeting for Public Administration; Analytical Techniques for Public Service; and Capstone) as well as teach Tribal Governance concentration courses in the areas of Tribal Economics, Sovereignty, Intergovernmental Relations, Tribal Organizations, and Tribal Policy.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree (Ph.D., D.P.A., D.B.A., J.D. will be considered) in any of the following fields: Public Administration orPublic Affairs, Public Policy, or other related fields (Ex. Political Science, Leadership Studies, Public Management, Business Administration, Indigenous Governance, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Public Budgeting, Community Development, Regional Planning, Non-Profit Administration, Organizational Development);
  • Professional experience in working with Native American, or Native Hawaiian, or Alaska Native corporations, governments, or tribal communities; and
  • Capacity to teach a variety of courses in the areas of public administration, finance, and budgeting with an emphasis on Native American governments.
  • Interdisciplinary study
  • Personal engagement in learning
  • Linking theoretical perspectives with practice
  • Collaborative/cooperative work
  • Teaching across significant differences

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional experience working as a member of a team
  • College level teaching experience;
  • Master’s degree in public administration or public affairs, public policy, or related fields.
  • Experience conducting applied social science research;
  • Experience mentoring and advising; and
  • Experience working with diverse and underrepresented populations.

Review of complete applications begins November 7, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please submit the following information on our website:  


  • Contact Information
  • Voluntary Affirmative Action

Submit the following items as an attachment(s) with an email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.):

  • Curriculum vitae; 
  • Letter of application that expresses your interest in the position and how your background and experience is a fit for the position; 
  • 1-2 page statement of your teaching philosophy and practice;
  • 1-2 page statement of your multicultural experience and/or practice. (more information is available on our website: )
  • Examples of scholarly work (research papers or reviews); 
  • Three current letters of reference from professional colleagues (letters of reference may be submitted via regular mail or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.); and
  • Optional: Student evaluations and/or letters of support from current and/or former students.

For questions regarding this position, contact us at:

Faculty Hiring Coordinator                                     

The Evergreen State College

2700 Evergreen Parkway, L-2002
Olympia, WA 98505

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Evergreen is a non-traditional public liberal arts college emphasizing intensive interdisciplinary study and collaborative team-teaching throughout the undergraduate curriculum and in three graduate programs.  Teaching is the central work of the faculty at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Successful teaching at Evergreen requires broad-ranging intellectual curiosity and the ability to formulate interdisciplinary questions with faculty colleagues and students.

Recognizing cultural diversity as a defining characteristic of the 21st century, the college has intensified its efforts to become a multicultural institution.  Substantive experience and expertise in working across cultural differences are therefore highly desirable for all positions. Committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action, TESC is working to build a diverse, broadly trained faculty.  We particularly encourage applications from candidates whose race, national origin, sex, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or physical disability will contribute to our diversity.

Faculty membership is unranked with salary determined on a non-competitive, open scale based on earned degrees and years of relevant experience.

Evergreen's fundamental academic commitments are summarized in the Five Foci:

The College reserves the right to extend searches or not offer positions advertised. All position offers are contingent on funding.  Persons with disabilities can receive accommodations in the hiring process by contacting the Faculty Hiring Coordinator.  The Evergreen State College is an equal opportunity employer.

Nothern Michigan University 


Tenure-track position in Native American Literature with expertise in Creative Writing (Poetry)

The Department of English at Northern Michigan University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Native American Literature with expertise in Creative Writing (Poetry). Responsibilities include a 3/3 teaching load of introductory and advanced courses in Native American Literatures, as well as introductory and advanced poetry workshops. Expectations are primarily focused on excellence in teaching and professional/scholarly/creative work which contributes to personal and departmental effectiveness. Service to the department and the university is expected. Additional responsibilities include the direction of MA and MFA theses.

Minimum Qualifications: MFA or PhD. Commitment to teaching excellence and research specialization in Native American literatures in English, and significant publications of poetry in nationally recognized venues; successful instructional experience at the college level; and the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate workshops in the field of expertise, as well as lower-level courses. Additional expertise in LGBTQ or Global Indigenous Studies is desirable.

For additional qualifications, please visit

The salary is competitive with excellent benefits. The position will begin in August 2015.

Northern Michigan University, with 8,600 students and 180 degree programs, is located along the shore of Lake Superior in the vibrant, historic city of Marquette, consistently named a top spot in the nation to raise a family, vacation, and enjoy an excellent quality of life. See more

To apply for this position, please submit the NMU faculty profile, cover letter, curriculum vita, unofficial transcripts, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to This position will be posted until November 14, 2014.

NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.

Application Information

Contact: Dr. Amy Hamilton, Search Committee Chair
Department of English
Northern Michigan University
Phone: 906-227-1724
Online App. Form:

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NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.


The Department of Government and International Affairs (GIA) at the University of South Florida invites applicants for a 9-month tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning on August 7, 2015.

A Ph.D. in Political Science (or related field) from an accredited institution with a specialization in political theory is required for the position. Applications from ABDs will be considered, but the degree must be conferred by appointment start date. The teaching load is four courses per year. Candidates must be able to teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate teaching effectiveness and a promising research agenda. The Department is particularly interested in candidates whose teaching and research specialty is in Non-Western, comparative, indigenous, or subaltern political theory. We seek faculty who can contribute to the department’s developing global focus.

Salary is negotiable. Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information about the USF Department of Government and International Affairs, please visit our website at

Applications must be submitted through the University of South Florida Employment website: (click on Access Careers@USF and choose Faculty as Job Family).

Applicants should attach the following supplemental items to their application: a letter of application; vitae; graduate transcripts; research statement; writing sample of no more than 40 pages; teaching statement; sample syllabi; student evaluations of teaching; and any other evidence of teaching success. Three letters of recommendation should be sent electronically (to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or in hard copy to:

Jennifer Vincent, Department Manager
Department of Government and International Affairs
University of South Florida
4202 E Fowler Ave, SOC 107
Tampa, Florida 33620-8100

Conclusion of this search is subject to final budget approval. According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. USF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution. For disability accommodations, contact Jennifer Vincent at (813) 974-0842/ 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. a minimum of five working days in advance.

The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. USF is a Top 50 research university among both public and private institutions nationwide in total research expenditures, according to the National Science Foundation. Serving nearly 48,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.5 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.