Native American and Indigenous Studies Association

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Native North American Indigenous Experience

The Department of American Studies & Ethnicity, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, California, is seeking a tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate professor in the field of Native North American Indigenous Experience with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2015. The successful candidate will be an intellectually expansive scholar trained in the humanities, social sciences or a related interdisciplinary field specializing in North American Native American studies. The candidate must have a doctoral degree in appropriate field of study prior to appointment. 

We will begin reviewing applications on October 1, 2014. Applications should include: 1) A letter of application that specifically addresses the candidate's qualifications for the position, with areas of specialization, research and teaching interests clearly identified, 2) a current CV, 3) the contact information of three individuals who can provide letters of reference, and 4) a writing sample (limited to 40 pages). When desired, referees will be contacted upon submission of the 
application and provided with information on how to upload their letters of reference. In order to be considered, applicants must submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser:

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USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. 

The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..