American Indian Studies -- Assistant Professor of American Indian Studies

San Diego State University, College of Arts and Letters
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 19, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, Other Humanities
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time

Bring Your Scholarly Expertise in Ethnic Studies to San Diego — “America’s Finest City”

The College of Arts and Letters at San Diego State University (SDSU) is committed to an investment in ethnic studies and is hiring six tenure-track faculty in Africana Studies, American Indian Studies, Asian American Studies, and Chicana and Chicano Studies.

At the College of Arts and Letters, you’ll engage with a diverse and dedicated group of scholars who are committed to excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship. You’ll teach a diverse student body at both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and Asian American Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI).

Join the College of Arts and Letters and you’ll find a deep commitment to rigorous intellectual debate in a diverse academic community. Teach in a city known for its sandy beaches, warm weather, and proximity to the U.S./Mexico border.

Read the SDSU CAL diversity statement, here:


The Department of American Indian Studies at San Diego State University, situated on the traditional homelands of the Kumeyaay Nation, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of American Indian Studies to teach a variety of interdisciplinary courses in American Indian Studies. Applicants must demonstrate expertise in teaching and research from a decolonial perspective, proficiency in Ethnic Studies methodologies, and the ability to teach classes that count towards the new CSU Ethnic Studies graduation requirement. Applicants must be able to build and maintain partnerships with Indigenous communities and demonstrate interest in collaborative research. Research connected to California Indian communities is preferred, but not required. Applicants should demonstrate an active research agenda, a rigorous publication record, and departmental leadership capabilities.

Apply via Interfolio by December 1, 2021 at

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