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Institution: Nipissing University
Discipline: Arts & Sciences
Tenure-Track Position in Native Studies
Nipissing University, Faculty of Arts and Science, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Native Studies at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, commencing July 1, 2016, subject to final budgetary approval. The successful candidate will have completed or be close to completing a PhD in Native Studies or a related field.
Candidates with expertise in Indigenous knowledge systems and environmental governance are preferred although the position is open to all fields. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. The ability to speak/teach an Indigenous language and connections with Indigenous communities are assets.
Candidates will demonstrate outstanding promise for excellence in undergraduate teaching and research. This will include a clear understanding of teaching and research rooted in Indigenous ways of knowing. The successful candidate will also contribute to course and program development.
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter outlining their teaching interests and program of research, a teaching dossier, a curriculum vitae, and arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation addressing their research and teaching sent to:
Dr. Murat Tuncali
Dean of Arts and Science
100 College Drive
North Bay, ON P1B 8L7
Fax: (705) 474-3072
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Nipissing University is committed to employment equity and strongly encourages applications, which may include self-identification in a covering letter, from Aboriginal persons, women, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.
The Selection Committee would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Nipissing University; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
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