Northland College, a liberal arts college with a focus on the environment and sustainability, seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position as assistant professor of Native American studies to begin in the fall of 2016.
With an enrollment of approximately 600 students, Northland offers unique teaching and research opportunities for its faculty. Our distinctively experiential brand of liberal arts education, our focus on the environment and sustainability, our beautiful location on Lake Superior, and our strong relationships with our surrounding tribal communities make Northland College a great place to develop and sustain a successful academic career.
Qualifications & Responsibilities
The successful candidate will teach Native American studies courses such as American Indian Literature, Native American Worldviews, and Global Indigenous Politics, additional courses in their area and time period of expertise, as well as contribute to the colleges general education curriculum.
A PhD in Native American studies or a related field is strongly preferred. Secondary specialties in American literature, American studies, ethnic studies and/or environmental studies also desired.
The regular teaching load is 3-3-1: three courses each in fifteen-week fall and winter semesters, and one course in our four-week May term. Teaching experience at the college level, as well as a passion for teaching at a small liberal arts school, is required.An active research agenda in the candidates field is expected.
The successful candidate will also serve the college community through student advising, committee work, and community outreach.
How to Apply
Click on the Apply Now link and complete the form. Please attach the following:
a letter that describes your interest in Northland College and how your experiences and qualification match the Colleges priorities,
a curriculum vitae with contact information for three professional references, and
a syllabi from two courses you have taught. Review of applications will begin on January 4, 2016, and continue until the position is filled, although early response is encouraged.
Address all other inquiries to Associate Professor of Environmental History and NAS Search Chair Dr. Erica Hannickel.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Northland College has adopted a strategic initiative to increase the diversity of its faculty and staff. The College provides equal opportunity for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Northland College is an affirmative action employer. People of color, women, and others who would provide diverse perspectives to our College are encouraged to apply for this position. AA/EOE