Full Time Faculty (Tenure Track) – Dept. of Native Studies at Brandon University
Brandon University is a leader in providing high quality education in arts, sciences, education, music, and health studies. Based in southwestern Manitoba, Brandon University also offers pre-professional and Masters programs, as well as innovative and award-winning outreach programs in a personalized learning environment. The John E. Robbins Library at Brandon University hosts an extensive collection of North American Indigenous literature. The Department of Native Studies at Brandon University is proud to be the home of The Canadian Journal of Native Studies, an important peer-reviewed academic publication.
The Department of Native Studies invites applications for a probationary tenure-track position in the area of Governance and Politics, as well as 2 of the following areas: Business & Economic Development, Gender & Sexuality, History, Indigenous/Settler Relations, or Law. The successful candidate will have an active research and publication program and demonstrated excellence in teaching or clear evidence of potential in both areas. The successful candidate must also be willing to participate collegially in the life of the department and to engage in service activities within the university and the wider community. The preferred qualification is a PhD in Native (Indigenous) Studies or in another relevant discipline, but ABD applicants near completion prior to the start date of the appointment will also be considered. Experience in editorial work will be considered an asset. Applicants should note that as soon as Brandon University is able to return to in-person course delivery, the successful applicant will be required to teach their classes in person rather than online.
Interested applicants should forward a cover letter; a CV; a writing sample; a teaching dossier that includes sample course outlines, a statement of teaching philosophy, and any other relevant materials; evidence/description of service to the university and/or the Indigenous or wider community; proof of citizenship status; and the names and contact information of three referees. Forward all materials in one PDF document to the attention of Dr. Lisa Robson at [email protected] . All applicants are invited to consult the Brandon University course calendar for more information at www.brandonu.ca. Preference will be given to qualified candidates who self-identify as First Nations, Métis, or Inuit.
Rank and Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Start date: August 1, 2021
Application deadline: February 26th, 2021
Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit. All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Evidence of citizenship must be provided.
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