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 Department of History in the College of Arts and Science at the University of Saskatchewan invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor specializing in U.S. Native American (Aboriginal) History, to begin July 1, 2015.

We seek a scholar who will strengthen and broaden our existing expertise in Aboriginal History. We welcome linkages to current areas of research strength within the Department including: Colonial, Postcolonial, Aboriginal and Native-Newcomer history; History of Science, Medicine and Health; Environmental History; Gender and Sexuality; and Twentieth Century Politics, Culture and Public Policy. The Department also has particular expertise and interest in digital humanities, oral history and community engagement.

A completed Ph.D. is required by the time of appointment and the successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous, externally-funded research program. Applicants should demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence in teaching and graduate supervision. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the Department of History’s new first year “History Matters” suite of courses, to teach a second year American history survey course, and to develop more senior courses in aspects of Aboriginal history. They will also be expected to contribute to supervising Ph.D. comprehensive fields in Comparative Aboriginal and U.S. History. Aboriginal scholars are particularly encouraged to apply. A generous package of start-up grants for research purposes will be available upon hiring.

Salary Bands (July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014):

Assistant Professor          $86,844 (floor) to $104,357 (CDI ceiling)

The search committee will begin to review applications November 17, 2014, continuing until an appointment is made.

To view the complete advertisement, please go to: http://artsandscience.usask.ca/college/employment/

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