Wednesday, November 01, 2017
The University of Windsor is situated on the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations – the Ojibwa, the Odawa, and the Potawatomi.
In keeping with the findings of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the Universities Canada Principles of Indigenous Education, the University of Windsor has established the President’s Indigenous Peoples Scholars Program. Through this program, the University will appoint five Indigenous scholars to tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant professor level across a range of disciplines. The term “Indigenous Peoples Scholars” refers to scholars who self-identify as Indigenous (i.e., First Nations, Métis, or Inuit).
The five positions are unrestricted in discipline or teaching and research areas. Interested Indigenous scholars will normally hold a terminal degree in their discipline(s) or be close to completion by the time of appointment; however, individuals holding a graduate degree and significant professional or creative experience are encouraged to apply. For more details on specific departments and faculties, and the undergraduate and graduate programs they offer, please go to the University website at http://www.uwindsor.ca.
The University of Windsor is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with approximately 12,000 undergraduate and 3000 graduate students. The University is located in the southernmost part of Ontario and enjoys unrivalled cultural, recreational, and educational opportunities for faculty and students.
To apply for consideration for one of these positions, please provide:
- a letter of application, in which you identify as an Indigenous scholar – along with your community connection – and the academic discipline(s) to which you wish to be appointed, outlining strengths in teaching and research / scholarship / creative endeavours as well as potential for academic achievement;
- detailed curriculum vitae, including the names of three referees;
- a statement of research / scholarship / creative interests and plans; and
- a teaching dossier or teaching portfolio showing evidence of teaching effectiveness and excellence that may include sample course syllabi or outlines, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests (resources and templates for completing a teaching dossier can be found at www.uwindsor.ca/ctl/links-pd).
Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates may be invited to provide further information in support of their applications. To ensure full consideration, complete the online application (www.uwindsor.ca/facultypositions)
found on the job advertisement, before November 1, 2017. Applications will continue to be received after November, and consideration of candidates will continue until all positions are filled.
The University of Windsor is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 15,500 students. We are a welcoming community committed to equity and diversity in our teaching, learning, and work environments. In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify.
If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator
). Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (www.uwindsor.ca/ohrea
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.