Category Archives: American Indian

University of Michigan-Dearborn Assistant Professorship in English

Deadline: November 17 (posted on Higher Ed Jobs 12/8)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Inviting “applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure track in 20-21st Century Ethnic and/or Immigrant literature (excluding African American literature) and Creative Writing, beginning September 1, 2018. Applications from those who teach Arab-American or Latinx literature are particularly welcome.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/44989

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Indiana University Open Rank Professorship in Race, Migration and Indigeneity

Deadline: December 8 “for best consideration” (posted on Higher Ed Jobs 12/8)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Candidates should be innovative scholar-teachers who conceptualize race/ethnicity, migration, and indigeneity in intersectional ways and who work to cross-pollinate ideas among various fields of inquiry. Candidates working on topics such as social movements; intersectional feminism(s); border politics (US-Mexican and US-Canadian); citizenship; Latino/a, Asian American, and Afro-Indigenous communities; Asian American and/or Pacific Islander literature, religion, and media representations are particularly urged to apply.”

URL: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/5165

MacEwan University Assistant Professorship in Indigenous History

Deadline: December 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “In addition to teaching and developing courses in their area of specialization, the successful candidate will teach surveys in at least one of Canadian, American, or European History. The ideal candidate will be familiar with the history and worldviews of Nēhiyaw, Nakota Sioux, Dene, Anishinabeg, Inuit, and Metis people.”

URL: https://www.macewan.ca/wcm/Administrative/HumanResources/Careers/index.htm?jobId=17.10.211&list=Academic

California State University-Dominguez Hills Assistant Professorship in Native American History

Deadline: January 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Should have “Ph.D. in the discipline of Native American or United States History.  Degree must be in hand at time of appointment.  The ability to teach survey courses in United States history, specialized courses in history of Native-American\indigenous peoples, history of the American West, United States Immigration, as well as courses in historical research and writing.

URL: https://my.csudh.edu/psp/paaprd/EMPLOYEE/HDHPRD/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?

Rutgers University-Rutgers University-New Brunswick Assistant Professorship in American Studies — Native American and Indigenous Studies

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: ” The search will consider scholars whose work focuses on the United States, past or present, as well as those who use comparative and transnational indigenous studies frameworks in relation to the United States. Scholars whose work intersects with gender and sexuality studies, indigenous feminism, visual culture, literary studies, critical race studies, and new media are of particular interest, but scholars with expertise in any area of Native American and Indigenous Studies will receive full consideration.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/46251

University of Central Florida Assistant Professorship in Philosophy

Deadline: December 14

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking candidates with “specialization in the history of philosophy and any of the following: African American Philosophy, Latin American Philosophy, Native American Philosophy, or philosophy of race (broadly construed). The department seeks competency in one or more of the following areas: philosophy of law, philosophy of science and/or specialized sciences, formal logic, and/or social/political philosophy.”

URL: https://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/51557

University of Wyoming Assistant Professorship in American Indian Studies/Anthropology

Deadline: Review begins immediately

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Must have “Expertise in current issues and practices in Linguistic Anthropology, Indigenous language retention and revitalization.”

URL: UWyoming Anthro job

Indiana University Open Rank Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: December 8

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Position is in Race, Migration, and Indigeneity. “The primary geographical focus is the United States, but extends to transnational and diasporic scholarship as well. This new program is intended to build closer ties among existing ethnic studies programs (African-American, Asian American, Latino, and Native American studies) as well as reach out to other interdisciplinary units and to core disciplines in the arts, humanities and sciences.” “Candidates working on topics such as social movements; intersectional feminism(s); border politics (US-Mexican and US-Canadian); citizenship; Latino/a, Asian American, and Afro-Indigenous communities; Asian American and/or Pacific Islander literature, religion, and media representations are particularly urged to apply.”

URL: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4925

University of Oregon Postdoctoral Fellowship in English

Deadline: November 15

Length: 2 years

Comments: “Applicants should have a demonstrated pedagogical and scholarly investment in the study of race and ethnicity and should hold a PhD in English, Folklore, Media Studies, American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Cinema Studies, or a related field by June 1, 2018.” “We particularly welcome applications from scholars who are from populations and/or work in fields of study historically underrepresented in the academy and who will enhance the English Department’s existing strengths in the study of African American, Latina/o, Asian American, and Native American and Indigenous Literatures and Cultural Productions. In addition to specialists in any of these fields, we also welcome comparative, interdisciplinary, queer, and intersectional research.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10332

San Jose State University Assistant Professorship in Nineteenth-Century American/Early Ethnic American Literature

Deadline: November 6

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Especially of interest are candidates whose teaching experience or research areas include early ethnic American literatures, such as Native American literatures, early colonial literatures such as Caribbean or Latin American literatures, or closely related fields.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/44511