Open Appointment in Indigenous Research (Western University)

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Western University invites applications for a probationary (tenure-track) or tenured appointment effective July 1, 2018 (or as negotiated) in the First Nations Studies Program, Faculty of Social Sciences at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. The successful candidate will be appointed at a rank appropriate to their level of experience. The successful applicant will be appointed into an appropriate department within the Faculty of Social Science (Anthropology, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, etc.) with a joint appointment to First Nations Studies.

Due: December 1, 2017 (Open until filled)

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Assistant Professor of Environment, Health, and/or Governance (University of Washington)

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University of Washington-Seattle Campus: College of Arts and Sciences: American Indian Studies
Assistant Professor of Environment, Health, and/or Governance
Location: Seattle, WA
 
Closes: Dec 1, 2017at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

(GMT-4 hours)


The Department of American Indian Studies at the University of Washington seeks a full-time (100% FTE, 9-month term), tenure-track Assistant Professor whose research and teaching engages American Indian and Indigenous Studies through the study of environment, health, and/or governance. The successful candidate will be trained in the social and/or natural sciences (or related fields) and have experience with tribal communities. Scholars whose work intersects with Indigenous health and wellness, climate change, economic development, politics, transnationalism, and environmental concerns as they relate to tribal resource management are of particular interest. Ideal candidates should have scholarship addressing the entangled relations among Indigenous nations; Indigenous communities; federal, state, and local governments; Western science; capitalism; Indigenous cultural revitalization movements; and/or Indigenous knowledges.  All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.
American Indian Studies (AIS) at UW is a multidisciplinary academic department that offers an undergraduate major and minor. It is also home to the Native Voices graduate program in Indigenous film, video, and digital media. The department’s faculty members represent a range of disciplines and approach their teaching and research from a decolonizing, community-based, and global perspective. The department works with national and regional Indigenous communities through the UW Tribal Leadership Summit, Native American Advisory Board, the UW wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ Intellectual House, as well as campus symposia and conferences. AIS is a campus leader in facilitating the recruitment and retention of American Indians, First Nations, and Indigenous faculty and students.
QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential for excellence in research, teaching, service, mentorship, and community engagement. A Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) or comparable terminal degree must be in hand by the start date. The appointment will begin in September 2018.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Please submit a letter of application, your curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, two relevant course syllabi, and a writing sample (either a published journal article, book chapter, or chapter from your dissertation) to:
Preference will be given to applications received by November 15. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Professor, Community Studies Indigenous Knowledge & Practice (Sheridan College)

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Sheridan has a current job opening for a Professor, Community Studies Indigenous Knowledge & Practice.  The details of the position are in the attached job posting.

Start Date: January 2018

Applications Due: Open until filled

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Canadian Common CV (CCV) Webinar for Indigenous Students and Researchers

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Friday, November 17, 10:30 AM- 12:00 PM (PST)
 
***This is a FREE webinar, but space is limited, so please register in advance***
 
There are limited spaces available through the videoconference host, so we are encouraging groups of three or more to get together in videoconference-compatible spaces (e.g. classrooms, offices, or designated videoconference rooms) to join the webinar through one shared log-in. 
We are happy to offer assistance with making arrangements for group participation. Feel free to get in touch at imnpn@uvic.ca

Open Rank Position- Indigenous Studies (Ryerson University)

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Arts, English
Posted: October 20, 2017
Deadline to Apply: Thursday, November 30, 2017

 

The Department of English in the Faculty of Arts at Ryerson University in the city of Toronto on the territory of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee, and Huron invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position, Open Rank, beginning July 1, 2018, subject to final budgetary approval. The area of specialization is Indigenous Studies.
All candidates with research and teaching expertise in Indigenous Studies will be considered, and we especially welcome applications from scholars with secondary specialization in one or more of the following areas: drama/performance studies; ecocriticism; new media and digital culture studies. Candidates will demonstrate a strong commitment to Indigenous knowledges and methodologies, to developing curriculum that promotes Indigenous futurity, and will have a record of collaboration with Indigenous communities and organizations.
Responsibilities will include: teaching and supervising at the undergraduate and graduate levels; contributing to the undergraduate and graduate programs including taking a lead role in curriculum development/expansion as appropriate; establishing and maintaining a strong, independent, externally-funded research agenda; and participating in the academic life of the Department of English, the Faculty and the University.
The successful candidate will have completed a PhD in English or a related field (or will expect to do so by July 2018). Applicants should also demonstrate an ability to contribute to both our undergraduate and graduate programs, evidence of high-quality teaching, a strong research profile and scholarly record, as well as the capacity for collegial service. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to upholding the values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly, research or creative activities.
Aboriginal candidates who would like to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Ms. Tracey King, M.Ed., Aboriginal HR Consultant, Aboriginal Recruitment and Retention Initiative, at t26king@ryerson.ca
For a full job description go to: https://hr.cf.ryerson.ca/ams/faculty/preview.cfm?posting_id=510791

Call for Papers- Canadian Journal of Native Education 2018

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Canadian Journal of Native Education (second theme issue for 2018)
The Canadian Journal of Native Education (CJNE) will publish two theme volumes in 2018. Attached is a call for papers for the CJNE Volume 40, Number 2, “Awakening the Spirit: Indigenous Culture and Language Revitalization through Land, Water and Sky.” See attached call for papers. Deadline is January 5, 2018.

Full-time Regional Aboriginal Child Care Advisor (BC Aboriginal Child Care Society, Northern Region)

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The BC Aboriginal Child Care Society (BCACCS) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Regional Aboriginal Child Care Advisor for our newly established northern office.

Closing Date: November 24, 2017

Duration: The initial term of the position is for two years with the possibility of renewal (subject to funding).

Please submit 3 references and a covering letter along with a complete resume via mail, fax, or e-mail to:

Attention: Executive Director

BC Aboriginal Child Care Society

Suite 102-100 Park Royal South

West Vancouver, BC  V7T 1A2

Fax: 604-913-9129 E-mail: reception@acc-society.bc.ca

For more information, see attached posting.

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