TENURE TRACK POSITION:
University of Oregon: The Departments of Ethnic Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies invite applications for a jointly appointed tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Native American, Pacific Islander, or Indigenous Studies with a research and teaching specialization in feminist and/or gender studies. Sixty percent of the position will reside in Ethnic Studies, and forty percent in Women’s and Gender Studies. Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies, American Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, or appropriate humanities or social science discipline by September 15, 2014; scholarship and teaching on people of Native American or Pacific Islander descent in comparative ethnic studies or comparative indigenous studies with substantial focus on indigenous peoples of the United States. Beginning Fall 2013, the Department of Ethnic Studies will offer a Native American Studies minor.
The University of Oregon has approximately 20,829 undergraduate students and 3,702 graduate students. Of these, there are 4,803 U.S. students of color, 2,656 international students, approximately 171 Native American and Alaska native students, and 157 Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander students. The university has an institutional commitment to diversity and multiculturalism, and actively supports this goal. Campus resources for Native Americans include the President’s Native American Advisory Board (including representatives of the nine federally recognized tribal governments in Oregon), the Many Nations Longhouse, an active Native American Student Union (host of an annual pow wow and other events), the Sapsik’wala program in the College of Education, and a growing body of faculty and staff working to support Native American studies and Native American peoples at the University of Oregon.
Located 110 miles south of Portland, the Eugene metro area (pop. 215,000) is in a region noted for its dynamic quality of life and progressive cultural environment. We are about an hour’s drive from the Pacific coast and the Cascade Mountains. The University is an AAU research institution and a member of the Pac-12 conference.
Applications, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, writing sample (limit 40 pages), and syllabi and teaching evaluations, if available should be submitted through Academic Jobs on-line: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2728. Hard copies will not be accepted. To be assured of consideration, please submit application materials by November 1, 2013. The position will remain open until filled.
The University of Oregon is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Candidates who promote and enhance diversity are strongly desired. For more information contact the Department of Ethnic Studies 541-346-0900, or Department Head, Lynn Fujiwara, firstname.lastname@example.org.