College of LAS – Assistant, Associate, Full Professor- American Indian Studies
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
The American Indian Studies Program at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign invites applications for assistant, associate, or full professor positions (full time, tenure-track or tenured position). These positions are part of a multi-year hiring commitment in American Indian Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Target starting date is August 16, 2023. Salary is commensurate with rank and qualifications.
The American Indian Studies Program at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign is searching for scholars in interdisciplinary American Indian and Indigenous Studies. A Ph.D. or other equivalent terminal degree in a humanities, social sciences, sciences, education, law, interdisciplinary fields, or other field relevant to the study of American Indian and Indigenous Studies required before starting date of employment. The successful candidate will have a record of research and publication in American Indian and Indigenous studies (tenured) or demonstrate potential to develop such a record (tenure-track). Along with research and publication, the position requires significant contributions to undergraduate teaching, graduate mentoring, in addition to program, university, and other forms of professional service. Candidates from all disciplinary backgrounds across the Humanities, Arts, Natural and Social Sciences, Law, Education, and Health will be considered. A joint appointment or teaching arrangement with another academic unit on campus is possible.
The Illinois College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. Faculty in the College create knowledge, address critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge, and prepare students for lives of impact in the state, nation, and globally. To meet these objectives, the College embraces and values diversity and difference through hiring faculty candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community.
We have an active and successful dual-career partner placement program and a strong commitment to work-life balance and family-friendly programs for faculty and staff (http://provost.illinois.edu/faculty-affairs/work-life-balance /). To find out more about the resources available at the university and Urbana-Champaign community please visit these sites:
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To apply, create your candidate profile through the University of Illinois application login page at https://jobs.illinois.edu and submit your application materials by 6:00 pm CST on February 3, 2023. Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, up to two samples of work, and contact information for three professional references. Letters of recommendation may be requested electronically from referees at a later date. Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board at https://jobs.illinois.edu by the deadline date will be considered.
Questions about the position may be directed to Professor Deena Rymhs at [email protected]. For questions regarding the application process, please contact [email protected]
The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign sits on the lands of the Peoria, Kaskaskia, Piankashaw, Wea, Miami, Mascoutin, Odawa, Sauk, Mesquaki, Kickapoo, Potawatomi, Ojibwe, and Chickasaw Nations. These lands are the traditional territories of these Native Nations prior to their forced removal; these lands continue to carry the stories of these nations and their struggles for survival and identity. As a land-grant institution, the University of Illinois has a particular responsibility to acknowledge the peoples of these lands, as well as the histories of dispossession that have allowed for the growth of this institution for the past 150 years. We are also obligated to reflect on and actively address these histories and the role that this university has played in shaping them.
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Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing [email protected].
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