NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES. The Department of
American Culture and the Native American Studies Program (NAS) at
the University of Michigan invite applications for an open-rank
tenured or tenure-track position in Native American and/or other
U.S.-related Indigenous Studies as part of the Provost’s
Anti-Racism Hiring Initiative (ARHI). We seek qualified scholars in
all fields with either disciplinary or interdisciplinary training.
The search will consider scholars whose work focuses on
Indigeneity, Race, and American Belonging in the United States and
those who use comparative and transnational frameworks in relation
to the United States. Scholars whose expertise in Native American
and Indigenous studies falls within the humanities or humanistic
social sciences (including but not limited to gender &
sexuality, environmental studies,history, digital studies, museum
studies, visual and expressive culture, etc.) are encouraged to
Applicants must demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching
and research. A Ph.D. in a relevant discipline in the arts,
humanities, or social sciences is required prior to appointment.
This is a university year appointment with an expected start date
of August 26, 2024.
HOW TO APPLY
Application Deadline for full consideration is August 21, 2023,
11:59 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. Qualified persons should submit
preliminary application documents as email attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org under the subject line “NAS ARHI
Position.” Please include the following components (each submitted
as a separate PDF file):
Writing Sample (limit to 25 pages)
- Cover Letter addressed to the Chair, NAS Search Committee.
Please be sure the cover letter includes: Your name and address;
your email address and phone contact information.
Persons whose applications are selected for further review will
be individually asked to provide additional documents, including
but not limited to: evidence of teaching excellence, a statement of
teaching philosophy and experience, a diversity statement, and a
statement of current and future research plans.
Confirmation: Upon receipt of your preliminary application you
can expect an email acknowledgment with a request and instructions
to submit a voluntary survey to the College of Literature, Science,
and the Arts.
The University of Michigan is committed to fostering and
maintaining a diverse work culture that respects the
rights and dignity of each individual, without regard to race,
color, national origin, ancestry,religious creed, sex,
gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, height,
weight, marital status, disability, medical
condition, age, or veteran status. The University of Michigan is
supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is
an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Offers for
this appointment are contingent upon a successful