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 Women and Gender Studies (WGST) at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks an interdisciplinary scholar whose work centers on issues of race/ethnicity in the United States for a tenure-track assistant professor position. We encourage applications from scholars trained in traditional disciplines as well as interdisciplinary fields such as American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Latinx/Chicanx Studies, African-American/Africana Studies, Indigenous Studies, Critical Race Studies (including Queer of Color Critique), Diasporic Studies, Immigration Studies, and Borderlands Studies. A PhD, in one of the above or related fields, is required by the time of appointment.  The appointment begins August 20, 2018.  The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda and provide service to the department, campus, and larger professional community.  The candidate should be prepared to develop and teach courses for our undergraduate concentration in race/ethnicity, develop and teach a graduate topics course in race/ethnicity, and teach courses in the WGST undergraduate and graduate core curriculum.

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD in a traditional humanities or social sciences discipline or in an interdisciplinary field such as American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Latinx/Chicanx Studies, African-American/Africana Studies, Indigenous Studies, Critical Race Studies (including Queer of Color Critique), Diasporic Studies, Immigration Studies, and Borderlands Studies. [Edited to add: For more information about Native Studies at CU Boulder visit www.colorado.edu/cnais].

Applications are accepted electronically at  https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=10127&lang=en(job number 10127), and should include a cover letter, a current CV, a list of references, two writing samples, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.  Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2017; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  A background check will be required of the person to whom the position is offered.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.