Assistant Professor in American Indian Studies

University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madison, Wisconsin
Aug 09, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The American Indian Studies Program and the Department of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invite applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure track) in North American Indian History. The appointment is split equally between both units, with a tenure home in History. This position is part of the Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Studies Cohort, which was developed in order to advance innovative approaches to the study of racialization and the practice of social justice in the U.S.  Candidates should have an interest in collaborating with the Cohort and with colleagues in schools, centers, and training programs across campus. Faculty positions include a commitment to the important function of research, instruction, and outreach, as well as professional and university service as appropriate to faculty rank. The ideal candidate will actively engage in the intellectual life in both American Indian Studies and the Department of History and embrace the departmental and AIS program's commitments to under graduate and graduate education. We expect significant research and publication as well as departmental, AIS program, university, and community service as appropriate for career stage. The selected candidate will teach 4 courses per year: 2 in American Indian Studies and 2 in History. HOW TO APPLY: Find the position announcement at, click on "Apply Now," and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a sample of writing or other scholarly work. You will be asked to provide contact information for three references: they will each receive an electronic link through which they can upload a signed letter of reference. For full consideration, all materials must be received no later than midnight, November 1, 2018.