Three Year Term Assistant Professor
Native American Studies
The Center for Native American Studies at Northern Michigan University invites qualified applicants to
apply for a three year term Assistant Professor position. Northern Michigan University, with 8,600
students and 180 degree programs, is located along the shore of Lake Superior in the vibrant, historic city
of Marquette, consistently named a top spot in the nation to raise a family, vacation, and enjoy an
excellent quality of life. See more at www.nmu.edu/marquette.
Duties and Responsibilities: Responsible for teaching introductory and advanced courses in Native
American Studies, professional development and scholarship, and service. These courses may be
offered on campus or off campus via distance education employing multiple technologies.
Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate or equivalent terminal degree in Native American Studies or related
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Proficiency or the willingness to become proficient, in
utilizing instructional technologies. Ability to develop and deliver curriculum. Good oral and written
communication skills. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to meet the demands of the position in a timely
manner. Ability to assess student learning outcomes.
Additional Desirable Qualifications: Experience teaching in higher education, preferably in Native
American Studies. Ability to develop and refine Native American Studies courses, mentor students, and
assist with outreach efforts in these areas on campus and in the wider community. Qualified to teach
Anishinaabe language. Familiarity with tribal cultures of the Great Lakes Region. Experience in working
with a diverse student population, especially American Indian students. Demonstrated commitment to
The review of applicants will begin November 29, 2015. Applications received after that date will not be
considered. All applicants must include a letter of application, a current vitae, unofficial transcripts, and
contact information (names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers) for three reference.
To apply for this position please visit: https://employMe.nmu.edu.
NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer including protected veterans and individuals
with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.