American Indian Studies
Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship in American Indian Studies, at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
American Indian Studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign seeks a Postdoctoral Fellow for the 2017-2018 academic year. This fellowship program provides a stipend, a close working association with AIS and campus faculty, and assistance in furthering the fellow’s development as a productive scholar. Applicants should have an ongoing research project that promises to make a notable contribution to American Indian and Indigenous Studies. While concentrating on research, the fellow will teach a course in American Indian Studies. Furthermore, the fellow is expected to participate in the intellectual community of the American Indian Studies Program.
Stipend and Benefits: The Fellowship stipend for the 2017-2018 academic year is $47,476, including health benefits. An additional $5,000 will be provided for the fellow’s research, travel, and related expenses.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree is required. Candidates must have completed all degree requirements by August 15, 2017. Preference will be given to those applicants who have finished their degrees in the past five years. The one-year fellowship appointment period is from August 16, 2017, to August 15, 2018. Upon review, this appointment may be renewable for an additional year.
To Apply: Go to http://go.illinois.edu/AISPostDocFellowshipRegistration and upload materials.
Candidates should address a letter of application to Adrian Burgos, Interim Director of American Indian Studies, providing a thorough description of the research project to be undertaken during the fellowship year, curriculum vitae, two samples of their scholarly writing, and two letters of recommendation.
Applications received by February 10, 2017 will receive full consideration. The review process will continue until the fellowship is filled. For further information, contact Adrian Burgos (firstname.lastname@example.org) or visit the Program’s website at www.ais.illinois.edu.
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The American Indian Law Review (AILR) welcomes articles by legal scholars and practitioners in the areas of law relating to Native Americans and indigenous peoples. The American Indian Law Review serves as a nationwide scholarly forum for analysis of developments in legal issues pertaining to Native Americans and indigenous peoples worldwide, and is one of the most cited legal publications in the nation.
Adhering to the traditional law review format, the Review offers in-depth articles by legal scholars, attorneys and other expert observers. The American Indian Law Review is committed to advancing the quality of published scholarship relating to Native Americans and other indigenous peoples. Toward this goal, the Review considers article submissions through an independent, double-blind peer-review process. Publication decisions are based upon objective recommendations from reviewers as well as the student board of editors.
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The Department of American Indian Studies at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) seeks to add up to 8 people to its pool of temporary instructors and/or assistant professors to teach in the undergraduate and/or graduate programs on a part-time basis for the 2016-2017 academic year, August 22, 2016 – May 21, 2017. Term contracts only; positions contingent on funding. Appointments may include online classes, day classes, evening classes, and/or hybrid courses with weekend face-to-face classes. Note: Being a member of the pool does not ensure a contract will be offered; course offerings, and therefore teaching appointments vary with demand and available funding.
Instructor/Assistant Professor: UMD Dept. of American Indian Studies
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2016-2017 Postdoctoral Fellowships, American Indian Studies, University of Illinois. Due: Feb 16, 2016
Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowships in American Indian Studies
Job – Lecturer II – Department of Linguistics Navajo Language Program, University of New ACMexico. Due: Oct 26, 2015
The University of New Mexico Department of Linguistics
The Department of Linguistics Navajo Language Program at the University of New Mexico announces a search for a Lecturer II to begin working January 11, 2016. The position is contingent upon final budgetary approval. Responsibilities include:
1) teaching undergraduate courses in Navajo,
2) developing Navajo language curricular materials,
3) advising students pursuing the minor in Navajo,
4) program recruitment, and
5) service to the department
- Master’s degree in hand at time of application in Linguistics, Native American Studies, Education, or related field.
- Experience teaching Navajo with Navajo as the language of instruction in K-12, college or university settings.
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
- Conversational fluency in Navajo sufficient for teaching environment.
- Ability to read and write in Navajo.
- Experience in developing curricular materials for teaching Navajo.
- Documented experience working in partnership with Navajo educational institutions.
- Ability to work effectively with students and colleagues.
- Ability to assume administrative duties and to mentor part-time instructors as needed.
- Expertise in the use of technology to support instruction.
Date for best consideration: October 26, 2015
Closing date: Open until filled
Please direct all inquiries to: Professor Mary Willie, email@example.com
For details about the application requirements or to apply, visit the UNMJobs website:
https://unmjobs.unm.edu. Please reference Posting Number 0832338.
University of New Mexico is committed to promoting and supporting the diversity of our campuses. UNM is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Native North American Indigenous Experience
The Department of American Studies & Ethnicity, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, California, is seeking a tenure-track assistant professor in the field of Native North American studies with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2016. The successful candidate will be an intellectually expansive scholar trained in the humanities and/or social sciences. The candidate must have a doctoral degree in appropriate field of study prior to appointment.
We will begin reviewing applications on October 1, 2015. Applications should include: 1) A letter of application that specifically addresses the candidate’s qualifications for the position, with areas of specialization, research and teaching interests clearly identified, 2) a current CV, 3) the contact information of three individuals who can provide letters of reference, and 4) a writing sample (limited to 40 pages). When desired, referees will be contacted upon submission of the application and provided with information on how to upload their letters of reference. In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the “CLICK HERE” link at the top of this page.
To learn more about the Department, visit our website at http://dornsife.usc.edu/ase/
USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply for this position: http://jobs.usc.edu:80/postings/53644