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Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship in American Indian Studies, at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

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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 (burgosjr@illinois.edu) or visit the Program’s website at www.ais.illinois.edu.

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

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Funding – Andrew W. Mellon Foundation: 3 new fellowships. Due: March 1, 2017.

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The American Philosophical Society Library is pleased to announce three new fellowships under a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that may be of interest to members of this community.

 

These opportunities are for scholars at various stages of their careers, especially Native American scholars in training, tribal college and university faculty members, and other scholars working closely with Native communities on projects. Each fellowship provides a stipend and travel funds. The application deadline is March 1, 2017 and all materials must be submitted online. Full details can be found in the links bellow:

 

Long-Term Predoctoral Fellowship Due: March 1st, 2017

  • 12-month fellowship intended for an advanced PhD student. Applications are open to scholars in all related fields and all periods of time, although preference will be given to those who have experience working with Native communities.

 

Long-Term Postdoctoral Fellowship Due March 1st, 2017

 

  • 12-month fellowship for post-doctoral scholars at any stage of their careers. Applications are open to scholars in all related fields and all periods of time, although preference will be given to those who have experience working with Native communities.

 

Digital Knowledge Sharing (DKS) Fellowships Due March 1st, 2017

  • Short-term fellowships aimed to encourage Digital Knowledge Sharing among scholars of the history, culture, and languages of Indigenous people of North America. Open to individuals working on Native American and Indigenous topics who need to do archival research at the APS Library or elsewhere in order to complete their projects.

 

The deadline for all three of these fellowships is March 1st, 2017 and the person of contact for these fellowships is Abby Shelton, ashelton@amphilsoc.org.

2016-2017 Postdoctoral Fellowships, American Indian Studies, University of Illinois. Due: Feb 16, 2016

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Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowships in American Indian Studies

American Indian Studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign seeks as many as two Postdoctoral Fellows for the 2016-2017 academic year. This fellowship program provides a stipend, a close working association with AIS 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 fellows will concentrate on their research, they may choose to teach one course in American Indian Studies. Furthermore, fellows are expected to participate in the intellectual community of the American Indian Studies Program.
Stipend and Benefits: The Fellowship stipend for the 2016-2017 academic year is $42,000, 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, 2016. 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, 2016, to August 15, 2017.
To Apply: Go to http://go.illinois.edu/AISPostDocFellowshipRegistration and upload your application materials:
Candidates should address a letter of application to Robert Warrior, 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. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
Applications received by February 16, 2016 will receive full consideration. The review process will continue until the fellowships are filled. For further information, contact Robert Warrior (rwarrior@illinois.edu) or visit the Program’s website atwww.ais.illinois.edu.
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).

Jobs – Northwestern, Indigenous Studies Research Initiative – Three Open Positions

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https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000910336-01

Open until filled
Date Posted     November 12, 2015
Type     Tenured, tenure track
Salary     Not specified
Employment Type     Full-time

Indigenous Studies Research Initiative
Three Open Positions

Northwestern University is pleased to announce an Indigenous Studies Research Initiative. Our goal is to build a critical mass of scholars working in the field of Indigenous Studies broadly construed. It is our hope that through close alignment and coordination with other Chicago-area institutions, we will make Northwestern University, as well as greater Chicago, centers of research and learning in the important field of Native American and Indigenous Studies. Area resources include the D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies at the Newberry Library, The American Indian Center of Chicago, and the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian in Evanston, among others.

As an initial step, we announce searches for two tenure-track faculty positions and one postdoctoral fellow. We anticipate that these new colleagues will join our current faculty in designing and offering courses for undergraduate and graduate students related to indigenous studies and in advancing research in fields across the College and University.

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Native American and Indigenous Studies in the Humanities
We invite applications for a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in Native American and Indigenous Studies, to begin September 1, 2016. We seek a scholar, writer, or artist with expertise in the cultures, cultural production, and/or history of indigenous peoples, particularly, but not limited to, the native peoples of North America. The Fellow will be jointly appointed between the University’s Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities and an appropriate humanities-related department. Candidates must complete all degree requirements for a PhD before September 1, 2016. For more information, including instructions for how to submit an application, visit the Kaplan Institute’s website: http://www.humanities.northwestern.edu/people/open-positions/.

Assistant Professor of Native American and Indigenous Studies in the Humanities
We invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Native American and Indigenous Studies. We seek a scholar, writer, or artist with expertise in the cultures, cultural production, and/or history of indigenous peoples, particularly, but not limited to, the native peoples of North America. This person will be jointly appointed between the University’s Kaplan Institute for the Humanities and an appropriate humanities-related department, and will work closely with Northwestern undergraduates and graduate students. Candidates must have completed all degree requirements for a PhD or MFA before September 1, 2016. For more information, including instructions for how to submit an application, visit the Kaplan Institute’s website: http://www.humanities.northwestern.edu/ people/open-positions/.

Assistant Professor of Native American and Indigenous Studies in the Social Sciences
We invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Native American and Indigenous Studies. We seek a scholar who studies social disparities as they pertain to indigenous peoples, particularly, but not limited to, the native peoples of North America. da; is person will be jointly appointed between the University’s Institute for Policy Research and an appropriate social science-related department, and will work closely with Northwestern undergraduates and graduate students. Scholars with degrees in anthropology, communications, economics, education, law, political science, psychology, public health, sociology, statistics, and other related fields are encouraged to apply. Candidates must have completed all degree requirements for a PhD before September 1, 2016. We welcome applications from both newly-minted PhDs and senior assistant professor candidates. For more information about the Institute for Policy Research and to apply, visit http://www.ipr.northwestern.edu/about/ job-opportunities/.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirrmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

– See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000910336-01?cid=jobs&elq=a7bcdbc6c5f64cc7a74ff17fc8c443da&elqCampaignId=1918&elqaid=7014&elqat=1&elqTrackId=42fd4933fd9e46d5935c381c33fc8e9c#sthash.j8tA4Trc.dpuf

Open until filled
Date Posted November 12, 2015
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time
Indigenous Studies Research Initiative
Three Open Positions

Northwestern University is pleased to announce an Indigenous Studies Research Initiative. Our goal is to build a critical mass of scholars working in the field of Indigenous Studies broadly construed. It is our hope that through close alignment and coordination with other Chicago-area institutions, we will make Northwestern University, as well as greater Chicago, centers of research and learning in the important field of Native American and Indigenous Studies. Area resources include the D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies at the Newberry Library, The American Indian Center of Chicago, and the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian in Evanston, among others.
As an initial step, we announce searches for two tenure-track faculty positions and one postdoctoral fellow. We anticipate that these new colleagues will join our current faculty in designing and offering courses for undergraduate and graduate students related to indigenous studies and in advancing research in fields across the College and University.

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Native American and Indigenous Studies in the Humanities
We invite applications for a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in Native American and Indigenous Studies, to begin September 1, 2016. We seek a scholar, writer, or artist with expertise in the cultures, cultural production, and/or history of indigenous peoples, particularly, but not limited to, the native peoples of North America. The Fellow will be jointly appointed between the University’s Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities and an appropriate humanities-related department. Candidates must complete all degree requirements for a PhD before September 1, 2016. For more information, including instructions for how to submit an application, visit the Kaplan Institute’s website: http://www.humanities.northwestern.edu/people/open-positions/.

Assistant Professor of Native American and Indigenous Studies in the Humanities
We invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Native American and Indigenous Studies. We seek a scholar, writer, or artist with expertise in the cultures, cultural production, and/or history of indigenous peoples, particularly, but not limited to, the native peoples of North America. This person will be jointly appointed between the University’s Kaplan Institute for the Humanities and an appropriate humanities-related department, and will work closely with Northwestern undergraduates and graduate students. Candidates must have completed all degree requirements for a PhD or MFA before September 1, 2016. For more information, including instructions for how to submit an application, visit the Kaplan Institute’s website: http://www.humanities.northwestern.edu/ people/open-positions/.
Assistant Professor of Native American and Indigenous Studies in the Social Sciences
We invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Native American and Indigenous Studies. We seek a scholar who studies social disparities as they pertain to indigenous peoples, particularly, but not limited to, the native peoples of North America. da; is person will be jointly appointed between the University’s Institute for Policy Research and an appropriate social science-related department, and will work closely with Northwestern undergraduates and graduate students. Scholars with degrees in anthropology, communications, economics, education, law, political science, psychology, public health, sociology, statistics, and other related fields are encouraged to apply. Candidates must have completed all degree requirements for a PhD before September 1, 2016. We welcome applications from both newly-minted PhDs and senior assistant professor candidates. For more information about the Institute for Policy Research and to apply, visit http://www.ipr.northwestern.edu/about/ job-opportunities/.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirrmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

– See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000910336-01?cid=jobs&elq=a7bcdbc6c5f64cc7a74ff17fc8c443da&elqCampaignId=1918&elqaid=7014&elqat=1&elqTrackId=42fd4933fd9e46d5935c381c33fc8e9c#sthash.j8tA4Trc.dpuf

 

Job – Psychology Diversity Postdoctoral Fellows, postdoc & tenure track appointment, Due Nov. 30, 2014

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Psychology Diversity Postdoctoral Fellows
The Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan invites applications for a combined postdoc and tenure track faculty appointment.  Fellows will have up to 2 years to develop his or her independent research program without teaching and service responsibilities before entering the tenure track.  Pending a positive review during the second year of the post-doctoral period, the fellow will be invited to move into a tenure track assistant professor position. 
The fellow may affiliate with any area of Psychology (i.e., Biopsychology, Clinical, Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience, Developmental, Education and Psychology, Personality and Social Contexts, Social Psychology, Psychology and Women’s Studies). The Psychology Department is committed to providing mentoring and research resources that will support fellows in establishing independent research programs. 
We seek applicants whose research, teaching and service will contribute to our diversity mission. We are particularly interested in scholars who are members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in Psychology or whose research interests bring a critical perspective to understanding the experiences of groups that are historically under-represented (by race, ethnicity, gender, social class, sexual orientation etc.).
Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline by the time the position starts (September 1, 2015). Fellows will be expected to establish an independent research program but will be encouraged to establish productive collaborations with colleagues. Please submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, a statement of current and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and evidence of teaching excellence.  In addition, all applicants should prepare a brief (1 page or less) statement describing how they will contribute to the diversity mission of the Psychology Department. Applicants should also request at least three letters of recommendation from referees. All materials should be uploaded by November 30, 2014 as PDF attachments to https://psychology-lsa.applicantstack.com/x/apply/a2s9hql5cdsl. For inquiries about the positions please contact Denise Sekaquaptewa (dsekaqua@umich.edu). The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. The University is supportive of the needs of dual career couples.
 
2014-15 Academic Year Contact Info:
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Joseph P. Gone, Ph.D.
Katz Endowed Chair (Visiting Professsor)
Department of Native American Studies
Montana State University
P.O. Box 172340
Bozeman, MT 59717-2340
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Joseph P. Gone, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
University of Michigan
2239 East Hall, 530 Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1043
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Tel: (734) 647-3958
Fax: (734) 615-0573
Cell: (734) 255-1420
Email: jgone@umich.edu
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Website: http://gonetowar.com/

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