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Native American and Indigenous Studies Association

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Temporary Assistant Professor/Native American Studies
Southern Oregon University
 
Southern Oregon University is located in the beautiful town of Ashland, Oregon.  Culturally rich, Ashland is home to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival as well as many other wonderful performing and visual arts venues and the culinary scene attracts foodies from around the world. We are located at the base of the Cascade and Siskiyou mountains with easy access to a wide variety outdoor activities and adventures.   
 
We are a welcoming community committed to inclusive excellence and the celebration of diversity. We encourage those who share in our commitment to join our community and be part of an exciting and committed team of people working toward these important common goals.
 
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Position Summary:
Full-time, 2015-2016 academic year position at the Adjunct Assistant Professor level in the Native American Studies program. The person in this position will demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring, and will contribute to development of the Native American Studies program (see http://www.sou.edu/natam/index.html) consistent with Southern Oregon University’s wider mission (see http://www.sou.edu/mission/index.html). This person will be expected to teach the core three-quarter sequence in Native American Studies, courses to be determined with respect to the candidate’s area of specialization and program needs, and courses based on institutional needs. This person will be a scholar-practitioner who can advance the program’s objectives of furthering Native American Studies across the wider community and of integrating Native American needs and perspectives into teaching, scholarship, and service. 
 
Minimum Qualifications: 
Initial appointment at the rank of assistant professor requires a terminal degree in the discipline taught (Native American Studies), or terminal degree in a closely related field but is permissible when (1) an individual has completed a Master’s degree in the discipline taught and (2) is in the process of completing the appropriate terminal degree.
-At least one year of university teaching experience.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
-Experience in fostering alliances with Native American communities and/or organizations.
 
This is a full time on year 12 month appointment 
 
Salary/Benefits:
$51,842
Excellent health and retirement benefits 
 
Anticipated start date: 
September 16, 2015
 
For complete details and to apply please click on the quick link provided at the top of the page or type the URL:  jobs.sou.edu  into your browser. 
 
Thank you for interest in SOU.