There are only a few days left before the 16th Annual Indigenous Graduate Student Symposium (IGSS). This year focuses on the Indigenous graduate student experience, with a highlight of our keynote speaker; Dr. Leroy Little Bear.
Limited tickets are still available, register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/16th-annual-indigenous-graduate-student-symposium-tickets-42581010950?ref=estw
Here is this year’s final program. As part of our efforts to be a sustainable and environmentally-friendly initiative, we encourage you to save the program to your mobile devices instead of printing.
We hope to see you there!
· Assessment and reporting practices
· Practicing teacher research
· New curriculum practices
· Inquiry as a method of teaching
· Inclusive education practices
· Including Indigenous education practices
· Mentoring practices
· Social and emotional learning
· Mental Health
Applications are invited from Indigenous scholars (e.g., First Nations, Métis, Inuit) for the Indigenous Business Scholar tenure-track position in the I. H. Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba. The appointment will be at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor, depending on the qualifications of the candidate. The appointment start date is July 1, 2018, or as soon thereafter as possible. The budget for this position has been approved. This position is designated for Indigenous candidates; preference will be given to scholars who are of Canadian Indigenous (i.e., First Nation, Métis or Inuit) background, and specialize in topics relevant to Indigenous experience in the business disciplines. We will also consider scholars who are of American Indigenous background (i.e., Turtle Island).
A review of applications will begin on April 09 2018, but we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Please submit application package by email to Tracy Foster at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please address your application materials to: Dr. Wenlong Yuan, Search Committee Chair I.H. Please address your application materials to: Dr. Wenlong Yuan, Search Committee Chair I.H. Asper School of Business Room 426 Drake Centre University of Manitoba Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 5V4
Call for book chapters- On Indian Ground: A Return to Indigenous Knowledge-Generating Hope, Leadership and Sovereignty through Education (Due February 28, 2018)
Objective: An easy reading volume that focuses on a specific geographic region and the tribes residing within that region to be used by practitioners and researchers who work with Indian people.
Chapter topics may include: History, Policy/Politics/Law, Tribal Departments of Education, Early Childhood, K-12 Best Practices, Language Revitalization, Post-Secondary, Exceptional Education, Curriculum Assessment, Counseling, Technology, Funding/Finance, Parents & Community Efforts, Research & Evaluation, and other topics.
Please note we will use APA stylesheet with double spacing. It is helpful if you would name your electronic files as follows:
Tenure Track Associate Professor, Program Director- Indigenous Studies (University of Victoria): Due February 23, 2018
Program Director, Indigenous Studies
Faculty of Humanities
The Faculty of Humanities seeks a Program Director to provide leadership for the newly formed undergraduate Major in Indigenous Studies. Applications are invited for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Associate Professor in Indigenous Studies; the successful applicant will serve as Director for a fixed period of 5 years.
The Faculty of Humanities is seeking an outstanding scholar to provide leadership for the new Major in Indigenous Studies and the existing Minor in Indigenous Studies. The successful candidate will have:
- a Ph.D. in Indigenous Studies or a related Humanities discipline with teaching and research expertise in Indigenous Studies;
- demonstrable leadership experience or the potential to take on a leadership position that is committed to student success, community relationship building, and program growth;
- a research record in Indigenous research methodologies premised on collaborative and principled engagement with Indigenous peoples and communities;
- evidence of teaching excellence that is grounded in Indigenous pedagogies and practices;
- a commitment to supervise and mentor students in order to support their success.
Application Deadline: February 23, 2018
For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.uvic.ca/opportunities/faculty-librarian/current/HUMS%20250-066.php
Congratulations to Dr. Shannon Leddy on the successful defense of her Ph.D. dissertation: “Starting from now, learning to see: Introducing pre-service teachers to the process of Indigenous education through a phenomenological art inquiry”.
Dr. Leddy is now an Instructor in Indigenous Education (tenure track) with the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy at the University of British Columbia.
Assistant Professor, Full-time tenure track- Social Development Studies, (Renison University College): Review of applications begins January 22, 2018
Renison University College at the University of Waterloo on the territories of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Attawandaron (Neutral) peoples invites applications for a tenure track position in the department of Social Development Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. The expected appointment date is July 1, 2018. Applicants to this position must have demonstrated excellence in teaching and research, and a PhD in an area related to at least one of the program’s five interdisciplinary specializations:
Cultural Diversity, Education, Individual Well-Being and Development, Social Policy and Social Action, Social Work
Preference will be given to Indigenous candidates with a strong connection to Indigenous community or expertise in Indigenous studies. Further information about the Social Development Studies program is available at: waterloo.ca/socialdevelopment-studies/
Affiliated with the University of Waterloo since 1959, Renison University College is committed to excellence in teaching and research. Faculty members at Renison are direct employees of Renison University College and participate in the University of Waterloo pension and benefits plans. More information about the College is available at https://uwaterloo.ca/renison. Renison University College is an equal opportunity employer.
We welcome applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, ethnic origin, religion, age, colour, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability or disability, including women, Indigenous people, and other visible minorities. All applications will be considered, however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates participating in all parts of the selection process. Please contact a member of Renison’s Human Resources department with accommodation requests. Application materials should be submitted online as PDF files through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/47291.
Please include a letter of application, complete curriculum vitae, a sample of scholarly writing, a statement of teaching philosophy and interest, and a brief outline of current and proposed program of research. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be uploaded and directed to Dr. Hsiao d’Ailly, Chair of Social Development Studies. Review of applications will begin on Jan 22, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.