Native American and Indigenous Studies Association

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The Department of History of the University of Winnipeg in partnership with the Winnipeg Art Gallery invites applications for a 3-year term position in the History of Indigenous Arts of North America at the rank of Assistant Professor and Assistant Curator beginning August 1st, 2015. Applications are encouraged from all research specialties.

A completed Ph.D. in the History of Art or related discipline is preferred, but ABDs will be considered. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to research, undergraduate teaching, and curatorial and museum work, particularly with contemporary Indigenous art. In addition to the academic requisites, a proven record in curatorial work with a recognized museum or gallery is an asset.

Candidates should submit a covering letter, curriculum vitae, research sample, and teaching portfolio (including syllabi and course evaluations if available), and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to the Department. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on May 15th, 2015. The deadline for receipt of completed applications and references is May 30th, 2015. The search will continue until such time as the position is filled.

Applications, citing this posting, should be directed to:

Dr. Eliakim Sibanda, Chair

Department of History

University of Winnipeg

515 Portage Ave.

Winnipeg, MB.

R3B 2E9

Phone: 204-786-9012

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Subject to budgetary approval, the position will commence on August 1st, 2015.

The University of Winnipeg is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is initially directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.