Feminist Studies: Visiting Assistant Professor in Native American & Indigenous Studies (Open until f
University of California Santa Cruz
April 28, 2018
Santa Cruz, California
Full Time - Experienced
Education, Training, Library
Feminist Studies: Visiting Assistant Professor in Native American & Indigenous Studies (Open until filled. Apply by 5/21/18)
Open date: April 20th, 2018
Next review date:May 21st, 2018 Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: June 30th, 2019 Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Feminist Studies Department [https://feministstudies.ucsc.edu/] at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor in Native American and Indigenous Studies. The Visiting Assistant Professor will have research and teaching experience in the field of Native American and Indigenous Studies, broadly defined, and focusing on (but not limited to) the peoples of North America and will contribute to teaching and scholarly research in the Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Program and home department of Feminist Studies. While the area of specialization is open, we are especially interested in scholars with research and teaching interests in the histories, cultures, artistic and cultural production, sovereignty, political and social realities, and feminist approaches to knowledge systems and epistemologies of Indigenous people.
The Visiting Assistant Professor will pursue a program of independent scholarship under the guidance of a faculty mentor, and is expected to provide intellectual expertise to the campus in his or her area of focus, as well as to engage with faculty colleagues and students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The candidate is also expected to participate in the broader Native American and Indigenous Studies community at UCSC while in residence. We especially welcome applicants with a demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively with Indigenous communities. This position carries a three to four-course workload over three quarters.
ACADEMIC TITLE Visiting Assistant Professor
SALARY Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Ph.D. (or equivalent foreign degree) at the time of application.
POSITION AVAILABLE July 1, 2018, with the academic year commencing in fall 2018.
DURATION OF POSITION The initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of reappointment for a second year. Should the hiring unit propose reappointment, a review to assess performance will be conducted. Reappointment is also contingent upon the availability of funding.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system. All documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.
Reference Requirement Applications must include confidential letters of recommendation* (a minimum of 3 are required and a maximum of 5 will be accepted). Please note that your references, or dossier service, will submit their confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System.
*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC's confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.
RECRUITMENT PERIOD Full consideration will be given to applications completed by May 21, 2018. Applications received after this date will be considered only if the position has not been filled.
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