University of Maine, Native American Studies
Assistant Professor of Native American Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Maine, United States|
Assistant Professor, Native American Studies, University of Maine
Native American Programs at the University of Maine invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Native American Studies with a primary focus on research and outreach with Wabanaki Tribal Nations in Maine – Passamaquoddy, Penobscot, Houlton Band of Maliseets and Aroostook Band of Micmacs. While the field of study is open, preference will be given to applicants from the fields of history, anthropology, and education. The successful candidate will be required to generate external research funding in cooperation with other Native American Programs personnel and UMaine faculty as well as to teach at least one course a year in Native American Studies that focuses on Wabanaki peoples. The candidate will also be required to work with the Coordinator of Native American Research to develop research protocols with the Tribal Nations of Maine. A Ph.D. or other terminal degree is required by the time of appointment and the candidate should show promise of excellence in scholarship along with a demonstrated commitment of outreach to Native American communities. Review of applications will begin January 20th, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.
Application materials must include a letter of application detailing qualifications, CV, three letters of reference, a statement of teaching and research interests, and a writing sample. Incomplete applications cannot be accepted. Appropriate background checks will be required. Applications should be directed to: Prof. Darren Ranco, Chair of Search Committee, 5724 Dunn Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469.
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Prof. Darren Ranco,
Chair of Search Committee,
5724 Dunn Hall,
University of Maine,
Orono, ME 04469.
|Primary Category:||Native American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Ethnic History / Studies