Cluster Hire in Race, Indigeneity, Gender, Sexuality
College of Liberal Arts
University of Minnesota

The College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities is pleased to announce openings for tenure-track and tenured faculty positions for scholars with research interests that engage broadly with indigeneity, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and critical race theory.  This hiring initiative will add four new tenured and tenure-track faculty engaged with the scholarly traditions represented by the Race, Indigeneity, Gender and Sexuality (RIGS) Initiative.  This search is part of a collaborative effort between the RIGS departments and units in the College of Liberal Arts: African American and African Studies, American Studies, American Indian Studies, Asian American Studies, Chicano and Latino Studies, and Gender Women and Sexuality Studies.

We are seeking individuals whose work focuses on the causes of, and responses to, structural inequality and on the role that difference plays in social, cultural, economic and political life.  One of the positions will be a tenured position in the Department of Chicano and Latino Studies. The remaining three positions will be tenure-track positions in one of the RIGS departments, with joint appointments possible with other CLA departments. Applicants should indicate which RIGS department(s) they are interested in working with in their cover letter.

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The University of Oregon’s College of Education will soon be posting two tenure track faculty positions for in Indigenous Studies of Education and/or Indigenous Studies of Counseling and Human Services to begin September, 2016. Candidates for this position must have expertise in one or more areas of educational and human service to indigenous communities.  This search extends across all four of the College’s departments: Education Studies (EDST), Education Measurement Policy and Leadership (EMPL), Counseling Psychology and Human Services (CPHS), and Special Education and Clinical Services (SPECS).  The College will hire the strongest candidates in any area of specialization that fits within the focus of those departments and promises to enhance the College’s ability to serve Indigenous students and communities.  Interested parties can contact Jerry Rosiek ( for more information.

Recruitment #2317
Position-Assistant/Associate Professor of American Indian Studies
Effective Date-August 17, 2016 (Fall Semester)
Salary Range
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D., M.F.A., Ed.D., or ABD with a focus on American Indian Studies.  Candidates possessing terminal degrees in American Indian Studies, Indigenous Studies, Anthropology, History, English, American Studies, or any other academic discipline in the Liberal Arts are encouraged to apply.  Degree must be completed or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2016.
Expertise in American Indian Studies.
Evidence of, or clear potential for excellence in teaching at the college level.
Evidence of successful scholarly and creative development and sustained publication or exhibition.
Evidence of, or clear potential for successful academic leadership in the American Indian Studies Program.
Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated excellence in teaching courses in American Indian, Native American, First Nations and or Indigenous Studies at the college level.
Ability to teach critical methods and approaches.
Evidence of successful scholarly and/or creative activities commensurate with rank.
Potential for developing campus-wide interdisciplinary links with programs and departments.
Grant writing and grant management.
Demonstrated history of working with American Indian communities, organizations, non-profits, programs, Tribes/Tribal Nations.  Expertise with urban American Indians in California and California Indians.
Experience/expertise with NAGPRA or indigenous maritime traditions.
A Culturally Competent Content Specialist who can bring both a current theoretical and academic understanding of American Indian Studies as well as cultural intelligence, experiences and competence gained from actual lived experience in the American Indian community(s) who are the subject of the candidate’s scholarly and/or creative activities and the courses taught and developed in AIS.


Teach primarily in the American Indian Studies Program and periodically in another department in the College of Liberal Arts.
Teach lower division to upper division courses, including surveys, special topics courses, and other core courses within the AIS Program and in another department in the College.
Participate in curriculum development and program activities.
Maintain an active and focused research, scholarly and/or creative activities leading to conference presentations, peer-reviewed publications, grant writing, performances, readings and exhibitions as appropriate to his/her specialty area.
Advise and mentor students.

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions.  CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Required Documentation

A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
CV (including current email address)
Three current letters of recommendation
Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, two additional current letters of recommendation (for a total of five), and an official transcript
Finalists will also be required to provide copies of teaching evaluations for two courses taught in the last two years and three to five examples of student work.
Because of the nature of this position, the University requires that the successful candidate complete a background check (including a criminal records check) prior to assuming this position.

Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:

Michelle Seales
California State University, Long Beach
American Indian Studies Program
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-1004 or (562) 985-4644
The preferred method of application is through: Academic Jobs Online

Application Deadline
Review of applications to begin November 9, 2015
Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, work, and thrive in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veterans’ status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Dartmouth College Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in sociocultural anthropology at the rank of assistant professor.  We seek a scholar-teacher whose research contributes new theoretical perspectives on cultural processes of diaspora and dislocation, including but not exclusive to the effects of forced or voluntary migration brought about by political, gendered, and ethnic violence, development projects or economic policy, as well as identity politics and processes associated with diasporic communities. Geographic area of specialization is open but should complement those presently represented in the department. The successful candidate will be firmly grounded in ethnographic research and ready to contribute to a department that teaches a four-field undergraduate curriculum. The appointment will begin July 1, 2016 and the candidate must have PhD in hand prior to that date. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references via Interfolio by following this link:
With parity between male and female undergraduate students and over one quarter of the students being members of minority groups, Dartmouth is one of the most diverse institutions of higher education in New England. Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. We strongly encourage applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, persons of color, gay, lesbian, and transgender persons, persons with disabilities, and veterans. Dartmouth offers health insurance and other benefits to same-sex domestic partners. Information about all of Dartmouth’s benefits is available at
Laura A. Ogden
Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
Dartmouth College
406A Silsby Hall

skype:  OgdenL



The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant level anthropologist who specializes in classical and contemporary anthropological theory, beginning fall 2016.  We are especially interested in candidates who conduct ethnographic research in sociolinguistics and the politics of language.  This position has a 2-2 teaching load, and the successful candidate will teach courses at all levels of the curriculum including introduction to cultural anthropology and required theory courses for the major.  Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D.

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 220 faculty. Over half of the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color. Mount Holyoke is located about 80 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.

Mount Holyoke is committed to enriching the education experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke College seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse faculty who will contribute to the college’s academic excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. In furtherance of academic excellent, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders, first generation college students, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, service, and leadership in the academy.

The successful candidate will demonstrate competence in working with students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.

Please submit: letter of application, CV including contact information for three referees, writing sample (up to 25 pages), one-page statement of teaching philosophy/practice (including evidence of a commitment to mentoring a diverse study body), and no more than 3 sample course syllabi.  Applications must be received by October 30, 2015 in electronic form, and must be made online at


Union College (Schenectady, New York) seeks applicants for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level. We seek socio-cultural candidates who can offer courses in at least one of the following geographic areas: Africa, Middle East, East or Southeast Asia and the former Soviet Union. Topically, we seek scholars who are interested in at least one of: environmental anthropology, medical anthropology, anthropology of religion (with a focus on a religion other than Christianity), anthropology of science/technology, and/or gender and sexuality. However, we will also consider candidates with other teaching and research interests that add to those of our current faculty. Candidates with Ph.D. in hand and teaching experience are preferred, but these qualifications are not required.


The Department prides itself on strong teaching and relationships with students. Union also values, and offers substantial support for, scholarship. Further information about Union College and the Anthropology Department may be found at Union College offers many opportunities for both faculty and students to engage with multiple disciplines in interdisciplinary programs and unique research initiatives.  The successful hire can develop courses in their area of expertise that may contribute to the college’s interdisciplinary programs.


Applicants should send a digital dossier (in PDF format), including cover letter, writing sample, one or two sample syllabi, C.V., and the names and addresses of three referees to by Nov. 1, 2015 to be considered for an interview at the AAA meetings. Union College is a community that values cultural and intellectual pluralism as essential to the excellence of our academic program. In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please also convey how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support Union’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status.