Assistant Professor, Full-time tenure track- Social Development Studies, (Renison University College): Review of applications begins January 22, 2018

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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:

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 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

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.

Assistant Professor, Community & Public Health Promotion (Rhode Island College): Open until filled

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Position Summary: The Health and Physical Education Department at Rhode Island College invites a creative and engaged scholar to join its dynamic team. The successful candidate will be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses focused on improving population health through development and implementation of evidence based community and public health promotion and disease prevention efforts. The candidate must possess a strong commitment to educating and mentoring students.

Utilizing an interdisciplinary and experiential learning approach, the fast growing Bachelor of Science in Community Health and Wellness program of study attracts a diverse array of students who are highly motivated and eager to engage with program faculty and other leaders in the field of community and public health. Major requirements include core courses in community health, program planning, health education and health promotion, epidemiology, biology, nutrition, social and global health perspectives, along with health and interdisciplinary concentration electives. Students complete a practicum and a full-semester internship experience in a community and public health setting. Graduate study includes a M.Ed. in Health Education, school nurse teacher certification pathway, and a new initiative for advanced study in population based community and public health promotion.

This position is specifically targeted to a candidate who can assist with advancing the department’s mission of improving health outcomes and quality of life through preparation of future practitioners and leaders in the community and public health promotion field. Other responsibilities include contributing to robust partnership initiatives between the B.S. in Community Health and Wellness program and community organizations, sustaining interdisciplinary relationships across the college, and advising graduate and undergraduate students.

We are seeking applicants with a commitment to teaching, mentoring and research. This candidate will add to the department’s strengths, bring leadership to the discipline and ensure programs are meeting the changing needs of the community and public health profession. Join a forward-thinking and collegial department where students, faculty and staff work and learn together.

Required Qualifications  

  • Education: Doctoral Degree in Community and/or Public Health, Health Promotion, Health Education or a related field. ABD will be considered.
  • Experience: Three years of successful community and/or public health, health promotion, or related experience; demonstrated record of leadership.

Go to Job Posting at  for additional information regarding: Essential Duties, Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities, Preferred Qualifications, etc.


Assistant Professor- Child and Youth Care, Faculty of Human and Social Development (University of Victoria): Deadline May 4, 2018

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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)

The School of Child and Youth Care invites applicants for the position of Assistant Professor (tenure track), effective or January 1, 2019, or as negotiated.

Required qualifications include:

  • Doctoral degree in a related field (doctoral candidates will be considered)
  • Scholarly expertise in the area of child, youth, family and community studies
  • Demonstrated understanding of current issues facing Indigenous children, youth, families and communities
  • Demonstrated commitment to Indigenous pedagogies and methodologies
  • Professional practice experience with Indigenous children; parents/caregivers; families; and communities
  • Strong record of research and scholarship evidenced by research grants received, publications, presentations and work in progress
  • Evidence of effective teaching (i.e. course evaluation data, testimonials, and other forms of documentation) and competence in using diverse modalities, including: distance and distributed learning, on-campus teaching, and experiential learning
  • Demonstrated commitment to addressing the impact of settler colonialism on Indigenous children, youth, families and communities and on human/social services in Canadian and/or global contexts

Closing date: May 4, 2018

For more information and to submit applications:

Facilitators Needed for Indigenous Cultural Safety Trainings (Ongoing)

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Vancouver Coastal Health’s Aboriginal Health team has been providing Indigenous Cultural Safety (ICS) trainings for staff and physicians for the past year and a half. These are in person and interactive trainings that consistently receive very high feedback. We are looking to expand our team of contract facilitators to meet the growing demand. The commitment is 5 hours per training; you decide how many a month would work for your schedule. We also hold a monthly Facilitator’s Circle to support the work and growth process that would be required. It is agreed among the current facilitators that as Indigenous people facilitating these trainings is a very healing journey.
If you have facilitating experience, are Indigenous and are looking for rewarding, well paid work, send me a little write up about yourself, your experience, and what draws you to answer this call.
Please contact Jennifer-Lee Koble for more information:

Internship in Archival Practices – Joint Internship with Recovering Voices and the National Anthropological Archives: Due December 25, 2017

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Recovering Voices and the National Anthropological Archives are looking for an intern to help create culture-specific subject guides. Check out the attached description if you’re interested!
Applications will be accepted until December 25, 2017.

Summer Native American Fellowship at Peabody Essex Museum: Due January 5, 2018

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APPLICATION PERIOD OPEN: Summer Native American Fellowship
Apply now for an 11-week, full-time, paid fellowship at the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM). January 5, 2018 is the deadline.
PEM seeks rising leaders in the museum field and nonprofit cultural sector for our expanded Native American Fellowship (NAF) Program. We are looking for graduate students and emerging professionals of Native American, Native Hawaiian, or Alaska Native backgrounds who are eager to develop the knowledge, skills and networks necessary to become 21st-century community and museum leaders.
Fellows work with PEM’s dynamic staff and gain access to a comprehensive perspective on the theory and practice of museum management. Weekly workshops, field trips, mentoring and in-depth engagement on museum projects support Fellows in sustaining their existing skills while cultivating their professional development needs. Placements will be available in: Curatorial, Integrated Media, Creative Services, Collection Management, Merchandising/Business Marketing, Development and Education.
NAF Program offers stipend, housing and travel expenses. Academic credit is available upon official request.
You can find a description of the program, application guidelines and frequently asked questions at:
Questions? Email us at:

Indigenous Feminisms Speciality, Assistant Adjunct Professor- Mills College (San Francisco, CA)

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The Department of Race, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Mills College invites applications for a full-time Assistant Adjunct Professor specializing in Indigenous Feminisms. The successful candidate will have substantial teaching experience, a proven track record of mentoring and working with American Indian students, and a strong connection to American Indian students.

The Assistant Adjunct Professor will be responsible for teaching five courses per year plus departmental service. Teaching will include: Introduction to Women’s Studies, Introduction to Ethnic Studies, and three upper division courses in the candidate’s area of specialization that can be cross listed between Ethnic Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.  This position includes student advising as well as serving as the faculty advisor to the Indigenous Women’s Alliance, coordinating events for Native American heritage month and supporting the MillsNext American Indian Initiative to enhance the recruitment and retention of American Indian students.
This is a one academic year renewable contract position to begin in August 2018.

For more information, please visit the job advertisement:;jsessionid=83E756373E0C2B7C7A9B4D6FFB9093A2;jsessionid=E8D1EFBAB830A741DEA3D71197C7AAD8?JOBID=92341