Clinical Assistant Professor, Indigenous Studies

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 25, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Summary

The forthcoming Department of Indigenous Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, at the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York is seeking a specialist in Indigenous Studies (area of focus is open) to teach up to four (4) courses per semester at the introductory and advanced undergraduate level.

The successful applicant will teach Indigenous Studies courses on an array of topics relevant to their expertise (Indigenous knowledge, Land-based learning curriculum, Introduction to Native studies, Native film and media, Indigenous women, Indigenous literature, material culture, contemporary or historic Indigenous studies). Ability to teach an Indigenous language at the undergraduate level is an asset. Depending on qualifications, the successful applicant might be considered for occasional graduate-level courses. Strong methodological Indigenous research skills are desirable.

This is a non-tenure-track position with an initial three-year appointment. This full-time appointment carries generous benefits. Future reappointments will be based on performance and College need.

Applicants are encouraged to apply by March 22, 2021. Appointment will begin Fall 2021.

Located on the traditional territories of the Seneca Nation of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the University at Buffalo is New York State’s largest and most comprehensive public university. A premier center for graduate and professional education, UB is a member of the Association of American Universities and is among the leading research-intensive public universities in the United States.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD and prior experience in teaching Indigenous Studies courses at the post-secondary level. ABD will be considered for those who are near conferral.

Preferred Qualifications

Haudenosaunee language teaching education and experience. Knowledge of local Haudenosaunee history and culture. Ongoing verifiable relationships with an Indigenous community. Understanding of working with sovereign Indigenous nations.

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