Full-Time Assistant Teaching Professor of Southern Lushootseed Language

Washington, United States
Competitive Salary
Nov 30, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of American Indian Studies at the University of Washington seeks a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor of Southern Lushootseed language instruction. This non-tenured position has an anticipated start date of September 2021 and will hold a 9 month service period (September 16 through June 15).


American Indian Studies (AIS) at UW is a multidisciplinary academic department that offers an undergraduate major and a minor, as well as a graduate certificate. The department faculty represent a range of disciplines and approach their teaching and research from Indigenous, community-based and critical perspectives. The department works with national and regional Indigenous communities through the Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies, UW Tribal Leaders Summit, Native American Advisory Board, the UW wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ Intellectual House, and campus symposia and conferences. AIS is a campus leader in facilitating the recruitment and retention of American Indian/Alaska Native, First Nations, and Indigenous faculty and students.



This search is open to candidates in relevant fields, including but not limited to education, linguistics, and American Indian Studies. The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential for excellence in language instruction teaching and methods and community engagement.


Application Instructions

Please submit a letter of application, your curriculum vitae, a statement of your research goals, two relevant course syllabi, two course teaching evaluations, and a diversity and equity statement.


Review of applications will begin on November 25, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.


University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.