Full-Time Temporary Instructor – Native American and Indigenous Studies Department, due: 9:00am April 17th, 2017

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The Native American and Indigenous Studies Department at Fort Lewis College invites applications for a full-time, temporary instructor (9-month contract), to teach in the Native American and Indigenous Studies program which emphasizes Indigenous epistemologies and worldviews. Position duties and expectations begin August 14, 2017.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ability to teach following courses: Introduction to Native American and Indigenous Studies; Native American History; and Contemporary Native Nations.
  • Ability to teach upper-division course in field of specialization.
  • Ph.D in Native American Studies or a Ph.D. in a closely related discipline, such as political science and history with a specialization in Native American societies and cultures. ABD will be considered.
  • College teaching experience.Teaching Duties:

• Teaching load is 12 credit hours per term (four courses).

Application Process:

Applicants should email as PDF files the following materials:

  • Letter of Application, addressing how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position, as well as detailing your teaching experiences.
  • Current curriculum vitae.
  • Unofficial copy of graduate transcripts.Emails should be directed to:


    Laurel Baldwin
    Administrative Assistant
    Native American and Indigenous Studies Department Fort Lewis College

    Applications received by 9 A.M., April 17, 2017 will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

    The successful candidate will be required to submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three reference letters, and pass a background check per state law.

    For more information, please see: NAIS one year

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