University of North Dakota, American Indian Studies
Assistant Professor, American Indian History/Ethnohistory
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||North Dakota, United States|
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, American Indian Studies / Native American History
The Department of Indian Studies at the University of North Dakota invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning January 2012.
The ideal candidate will hold a PhD in history with a specialization in Native American history, or a PhD in a related field with a specialization in the ethnohistory or history of American Indian societies. The successful candidate will have an understanding of contemporary Native societies. ABDs might be considered: terminal degree must be in hand by June 2012.
The Department of Indian Studies is a small, interdisciplinary department, placing emphasis on teaching, research, and service. We teach small classes, with emphasis on discussion and individual mentoring; the department is proud of its publication output and its service to the university and the larger community. Normal teaching load is 3/3. The successful applicant will have successful teaching experience at the college level, will have an interest in working with colleagues from other disciplines, and will show promise for a fruitful academic career. Regional and thematic specialization is open; familiarity with the northern plains is a plus. The candidate should be able to complement existing faculty members and teach or develop a range of courses. A broad background in histories and cultures of Native America and beyond is of advantage, as is personal experience in working with American Indian communities. We are looking for a colleague interested in working in a lively and very active department who has a good theoretical and methodological grounding. For more information, visit http://arts-sciences.und.edu/indian-studies or http://und.edu/finance-operations/human-resources.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualification and experience. The University of North Dakota offers excellent benefits. UND, with an enrollment of 14,000, is located in Grand Forks, a community of about 55,000, about two hours south of Winnipeg and five hours northwest of Minneapolis.
UND is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; for full consideration, apply by September 1, 2011. Applicants should submit a letter of application, a full CV, a writing sample, and a list of three references including contact information. Electronic applications should be sent as one PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, paper applications should be sent to: American Indian Studies Search, Dr. Sebastian Braun, Department of Indian Studies, O'Kelly 202, Box 7103, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58202. For inquiries about the search, please contact Dr. Braun at email@example.com or 701 777-4315.
|Primary Category:||Native American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies
Ethnic History / Studies