Job – Instructor(s) Canadian Aboriginal Policy and Aboriginal Women in Canada, at Langara College. Needed ASAP
CONCURRENT JOB POSTING
(As per Article 10.2.3 of the Collective Agreement)
Department/Program: Aboriginal Studies
Description of Position:
The Aboriginal Studies department at Langara College is looking for a part-time instructor (or instructors) to teach ABST 1104 – Canadian Aboriginal Policy and ABST 1116 – Aboriginal Women in Canada in the fall of 2018 with the possibility of additional work in the Spring of 2019 (see https://langara.ca/programs-and-courses/courses/ABST). The Aboriginal Studies department offers first and second year university transfer courses. The successful candidate will also help facilitate ABST cultural seminars.
- Master’s Degree in relevant field (Indigenous Studies, Women’s, Gender or International Studies is considered an asset; PhD Preferred).
- Post-secondary teaching experience from an intersectional feminist scholarship, critical theory and community-based/participatory perspective (additional teaching experience considered an asset).
- International and on/off reserve experience in Aboriginal community-based governance and policy analysis (additional work experience considered an asset).
- A comprehensive understanding of the international, historical and contemporary policies affecting Aboriginal Peoples pre/post Canadian confederation including socio-economic determinants of health and the unique challenges facing Indigenous learners living on/off reserve.
- Working knowledge of the tri-council statement policy statement involving respectful research involving the First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples of Canada.
- Experience designing and delivering lesson plans for intercultural classroom compositions.
- Ability to work effectively in a team environment with faculty and staff.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Effectively use available class and seminar time and maintain appropriate office hours to ensure availability for student consultation.
- Maintain collegial working relationships in a manner consistent with the 4Rs of respect, responsibility, relevance and reciprocity.
- As appropriate, actively seek opportunities to integrate students and learning into on/off reserve organizations throughout British Columbia.
- Be an authentic and active contributor to the Aboriginal Studies Department, the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Langara Faculty Association and the College.
o Full time X Part-Time, Fraction (25%) of Full-Time
o Regular X Temporary
Length of appointment: Sept 1, 2018 – Dec 31, 2018
Start Date: August, 2018
Salary Range: Salary placement is on Langara instructors’ salary scale in accordance with qualifications and experience
Employee Group: LF
Application Information: To apply, please visit our website at http://www.langara.bc.ca and select “Employment Opportunities”
For further information regarding this opportunity, please contact Justin Wilson, Coordinator Aboriginal Studies Program at email@example.com.
Deadline: 10 Days after postin
Posted on: July 25, 2018
Distribution: Human Resources, L.F.A., Deans’ Office
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Call for applications: Post-doctoral fellowship at Netolnew (University of Victoria)- Due by April 30, 2018
Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Political Ecology School of Environmental Studies (University of Victoria): Due- May 1, 2018
Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Political Ecology
School of Environmental Studies, University of Victoria
July 1, 2019 start date
The School of Environmental Studies at the University of Victoria, located on the traditional territories of the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples, invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Political Ecology. The interdisciplinary field of Political Ecology critically investigates the social, political, economic and cultural dimensions of environmental challenges to develop solutions that are effective because they are responsive to not only technical and ecological but social and political realities. Political Ecology has consistently (but not exclusively) focused on environmental challenges faced and overcome by Indigenous and local communities, emphasizing the vital intertwining of social and ecological considerations embedded in their resistance and the solutions that arise from it. We seek a political ecologist who is working in interdisciplinary contexts, preferably with Indigenous and/or local communities. The School of Environmental Studies, http://web.uvic.ca/enweb/ is supported by three overlapping streams of scholarship: political ecology, ethnoecology, and ecological restoration. We are a relatively small group and depend on close cooperation, mutual respect and camaraderie for our flourishing.
Candidates will be evaluated on the criteria that follow. The successful candidate will be an emerging world-class researcher in the field of political ecology who demonstrates particular research creativity; has a critical understanding of the complex environmental challenges involving the interaction of social and biophysical systems, and be proposing an original, innovative research program of high quality with the potential to achieve international recognition. The candidate will offer evidence of high-quality teaching and supervision, and of high-impact research that is responsive to and respectful of the needs of Indigenous and/or local communities.
Tier 2 CRC Chairs are one of Canada’s premier early career recognition and recruitment programs, and are intended for exceptional emerging scholars (i.e., candidates must have been an active researcher in their field for fewer than 10 years at the time of nomination). However, applicants who are more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree (and where career breaks exist) may have their eligibility for a Tier 2 Chair assessed through the program’s Tier 2 justification process. For more information on the CRC program generally and on eligibility specifically, please consult the Canada Research Chairs website: http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/program-programme/nomination-mise_en_candidature-eng.aspx
The successful applicant will be nominated by the University of Victoria for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair and, upon approval of the Chair by the CRC Secretariat, will then be offered a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor at the University (rank will be determined as per the Faculty of Social Sciences evaluation policy). The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2019.
The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Faculty and Librarians at the University of Victoria are governed by the provisions of the Collective Agreement. Members are represented by the University of Victoria Faculty Association (http://www.uvicfa.ca)
Please submit your application by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org Applications should include in a single PDF: (1) a cover letter providing an overview of the candidate’s qualifications and how they fulfill the criteria defined above, (2) a detailed curriculum vitae, (3) a detailed description of the candidate’s proposed research program, including an assessment of impact of previous research and proposed research and a statement on how their research will complement and extend existing research capacity in the School, (4) samples of relevant published writing or other relevant materials (5) a teaching dossier, including evidence of teaching effectiveness, and (6) contact information for three referees.
The University of Victoria acknowledges the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of research achievement and encourages applicants to explain in their application the impact that career interruptions may have had on their record of research achievement.
Application deadline: May 1, 2018.
Contact for questions:
Dr. Karena Shaw
Director, School of Environmental Studies
Tenured/Tenure-Track Position in Foundations of Education and Adult/Post-Secondary Education (University of Manitoba): Closing date April 9, 2018
The University of Manitoba has posted a tenure-track/tenured position in Adult Education and Foundations of Education. Please find more information about the position by clicking on the link below.
The UAA Alaska Native Studies Program invites applications for a Multi-Cultural Post-Doctoral Fellow to begin August, 2018. This is a 9 month appointment (August to May) with a 3 month contract extension during the summer. This appointment may be renewed for up to an additional two years.
Evidence of a potential for successful teaching, service, and research activity.
• Ability to engage and collaborate effectively with Alaska Native and diverse communities in the Anchorage/southcentral Alaska area.
• An interest and aptitude for event programming (conferences/symposia/festivals).
• One-year experience of teaching at the college/university level or demonstrate via syllabus design the potential for strong teaching.
• Experience with successful event programming (conferences/symposia/festivals) and community building.
• Candidates with a strong background in both research and teaching are especially encouraged to apply.
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 email@example.com
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
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