Naisa

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 Indigenous Studies Program at McGill University is seeking applications for a three-year Faculty-Lecturer Position valued at $55,000 a year, with the possibility of reappointment for an additional two-years. The position is designed to contribute to McGill University’s commitment to increasing the presence of Indigenous faculty, staff, and students on campus in addition to expanding its Indigenous content and student mentoring. The successful candidate will be housed in the Indigenous Studies Program at the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada and will have the opportunity to engage with scholars from across the university.  

The successful candidate will teach four lecture/ seminar courses in Indigenous Studies a year, mentor Indigenous students, and contribute towards the Indigenous Studies Program’s community outreach, initiatives, and events. We are particularly interested in scholars that work with Indigenous knowledge systems in the field of Indigenous Studies, or a related discipline, and have demonstrated experience working with Indigenous communities.

The successful candidate will develop and offer a summer Indigenous land-based or language-based field course as part of their teaching load.

Exceptional candidates not holding a PhD but with community standing (e.g. Elders/ Indigenous Knowledge Holders) and an expertise in teaching Indigenous community engaged methods, land-based education, language instruction, Indigenous governance (e.g. Longhouse), cultural practice, or other areas of Indigenous knowledge systems will be considered.  Applications should include a description of the proposed land-based or language-based field course.

This search is being conducted in accordance with McGill University’s commitment to diversity and equity in employment and particularly welcomes applications from Indigenous scholars. McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification.

For more information, visit www.mcgill.ca/indigenous or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Application Procedure

Applications should include the following documents:  1) Letter of Application (cover letter); 2) Curriculum Vitae; 3) Teaching dossier.   In addition, applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent separately.  Application materials may be sent electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post to:  
                 
                                                   The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada
                                                                             3463 Peel Street
                                                                Montréal (QC), Canada H3A 1W7


Review of Applications will begin May, 1 2017 and continue until the position is filled


The American Indian Studies Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (http://www.ais.illinois.edu) invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2017-2018 academic year.

 

The Visiting Assistant Professor will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in American Indian and Indigenous studies. The faculty member will be required to teach two courses per semester, with a total of 4 courses for the academic year. Resources for professional development will be available for the faculty member, including funding for research and travel expenses. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the intellectual community of the AIS Program and provide service to the Program and the University. The faculty member will also be expected to maintain a robust research agenda and be engaged in publishing and other scholarly activities.

 

Candidates must have experience teaching at the college level and a Ph.D. or equivalent degree at the time of employment. The target start date is August 16, 2017.The appointment is for one year, but with the possibility of renewal. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working with American Indian or other indigenous communities.

 

Candidates should submit a letter of application detailing one’s research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three reference letter writers. To apply, create a candidate profile through https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload the applications materials. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by May 4, 2017.

 

For additional information about the position or the application procedure, contact search committee chair, Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert  (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). The AIS Program at Illinois asks that all applicants review the Program's statement on identity and academic integrity, which can be found online at http://www.ais.illinois.edu/about/integrity/.

 

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

 

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu


 
Assistant / Associate Professor - Indigenous Mental Health-1700419

Job Field

:Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division:Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto

Department

:Applied Psychology and Human Development

Campus

:St. George (downtown Toronto)

Job Posting

:Mar 10, 2017

Job Closing

:May 01, 2017, 11:59pm EST
Description

:

The Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) invites applications for a tenure stream position with a specialization in Indigenous Mental Health at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, commencing July 1, 2017.


We seek applicants who have a strong research focus as well as practical expertise in the area of Indigenous Mental Health. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of, or experience in, community-based research, indigenous methodologies and working with indigenous communities. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in clinical or counselling psychology or a related field such as psychology or school psychology by the date of the appointment. Preference will be given to a licensed clinical psychologist or school psychologist. Candidates must have an established record of excellence in research which includes exemplary publications in top disciplinary journals, presentations at conferences and strong endorsements from referees of high standing. The successful candidate must have an ongoing, independent and innovative program of research of sufficient quality to merit nomination for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair at the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. Additionally, the successful candidate must demonstrate a record of excellent teaching as evidenced through teaching accomplishments, evaluations and endorsements submitted as part of the application.


The successful candidate will contribute to the delivery of both core and interdisciplinary curricula within and across programs offered in the Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development. They will also contribute to the development of an innovative program of research in mental health and education that combines areas of expertise within the department and fosters collaboration in programs and research activities locally and internationally. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


All qualified applicants are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, three recent research publications, a teaching dossier (including the results of teaching evaluations or equivalent evidence of teaching excellence), and three confidential letters of reference. Letters of reference should be signed, on official letterhead, and sent directly from the referees to the department via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by May 1, 2017. All other application materials should be submitted through the University of Toronto’s online application system. Please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. To receive full consideration, all application materials must be submitted by the closing date, May 1, 2017.

 
Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada's largest and most research-intensive university and the only Canadian university to be named in the top 25 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Located in and around Toronto, one of the world's most diverse regions, the University of Toronto's vibrant academic life is defined by the cultural diversity in its community.

The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education has, for more than a century, made a major contribution to advancing education, human development and professional practice around the world. With approximately 100,000 alumni, 3,000 students and 19 research centres, ours is an intellectually rich and supportive community, guided by the highest standards of scholarship and a commitment to equity and social justice. For more information, please visit the OISE homepage at http://www.oise.utoronto.ca or the Department's website at http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/aphd.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.


As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

 

Sociology

S C A R B  O R O U G H

 

Job Field: Tenure Stream / Quantitative Methods & Indigenous Health

Faculty / Division: University of Toronto Scarborough

Department: UTSC: Sociology

Campus: Scarborough

Posting: Apr 6, 2017Req # 1700537

Closing: May 11, 2017, 11:59pm

 

Description:

The Department of Sociology at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream appointment in Quantitative Methods, Social Inequality, and Indigenous Health. This position will be jointly held in the Department of Sociology (51%) and in the proposed Interdisciplinary Centre for Health and Society (49%). The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on July 1, 2017.

 

A Ph.D. in Sociology or a closely related field is required by the date of appointment. We seek a candidate with demonstrated expertise in quantitative methods, indigenous health and the social determinants of health. Ability to teach undergraduate courses about chronic disease and/or health policy development and evaluation is also required. Candidates must have a record of excellence in research as demonstrated by publications in top ranked and field relevant academic journals, presentations at significant conferences, demonstrated capacity to secure research funding, and strong endorsements by referees of high international standing. Candidates also must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and a commitment to teaching undergraduate courses that complement or extend department areas of concentration (http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sociology/  and https://utsc.calendar.utoronto.ca/list-of-courses/H . Evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching evaluations, strong letters of reference, and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. The successful candidate will contribute to the University’s commitment to equity and diversity.  Persons who identify as Indigenous are invited to apply.

 

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

The appointment is at the University of Toronto Scarborough, which is a research-intensive institution with an interdisciplinary commitment, a multicultural student body, and a modern campus. The successful candidate will teach in the undergraduate program at the University of Toronto Scarborough. They will also be a member of the tri-campus Graduate Department of Sociology, University of Toronto and will be expected to develop an innovative independently funded program of research and teach in the graduate program at the downtown campus. The successful candidate will join a vibrant intellectual community of world-class scholars at Canada’s leading university.

 

Qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applicants should include 1) a cover letter describing their research agenda, 2) a curriculum vitae, and 3) a writing sample and 4) a teaching dossier, including a statement of teaching philosophy. Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters of recommendation directly to the department via email (on letterhead, signed and scanned) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  by the closing date of May 11, 2017

 

Submission guidelines are available at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply . We recommend combining documents into one or two files, preferably in PDF format, although MS Word is also acceptable.

 

If you have questions about this position, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Additional information on the Department can be obtained at http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sociology/  (for undergraduate studies), and www.sociology.utoronto.ca  (for graduate studies).

 

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

 

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Type of Position: Faculty 
Posting Number: 0008816 
Working Title: Assistant Professor of American Indian Studies 
Position Classification Title Assistant Professor - 9 
Institution: Black Hills State University 
City: Spearfish 
Department: 6COLA1-College of Liberal Arts 
Scope of Search: External (includes Internal) 
If internal, define scope of search:  
Appointment Type: Regular 
Duration of the Term: 9 months 
If Other, describe duration:  
Typical Hours Worked Per Week: 40+ 
Appointment Percent: 100 
Salary: $50,000 
Posting date: 03-23-2017 
Closing date:

Positions close at midnight CST Open Until Filled
If open until filled, review date: 04-21-2017
Posting Text: The College of Liberal Arts at Black Hills State University seeks applications for a tenure-track, academic year position as an Assistant Professor in American Indian Studies, to be housed in the School of Mathematics and Social Sciences. 

Preference will be given to candidates who show evidence of successful teaching experience in the area of American Indian/Native American Studies, in particular the Plains Indian populations. We particularly welcome applicants whose work encompasses American Indian and Indigenous centered knowledge production and epistemologies. We are especially interested in interdisciplinary and intersectional research that engages with racialization, environmental justice, science and technology studies, political economy, history, and education. Teaching load is 12 credits per semester. Other responsibilities include advising students and professional service. 

REQUIREMENTS: 
* Ability and willingness to develop and teach a broad range of American Indian Studies courses in face-to-face and online formats. 
* An active research agenda. 
* A Ph.D. in American Indian/Native American Studies, American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Anthropology or closely related field at the time of hiring. ABDs may be given consideration. 

TO APPLY: 
Applications must be made online at https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu. Candidates will need to attach a cover letter, C.V., transcripts and the names/contact information of at least three professional references. This position is open until filled with a first review date of April 21st at 11pm (MDT). For application assistance, please contact Human Resources at 605.642.6545. Questions specific to the position may directed towards Urla Marcus at 605.642.6578 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Black Hills State University is an EEO/AA employer. Employment is dependent upon a satisfactory background check. 
Department Description and Cultural Expectations Black Hills State University is a masters-level state University with 4,500 students. The campus leads the region in sustainability efforts and maintains top academic programs in business (AACSB), exercise 
science, natural sciences, social sciences, the arts, mass communication, health sciences and education. The University, founded in 1883, is located in the northern Black Hills, a region abundant with outdoor activity and culture. Spearfish, S.D., is recognized as one of the top 10 most livable small towns in the 
USA and has also been recognized nationally for outdoor recreational opportunities. A second location, BHSU-RC, was recently established in Rapid City, the state's second largest city. BHSU, a member of 
NCAA Division II athletics, offers 14 sports. BHSU has a legacy of champion rodeo teams. 
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