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Assistant Professor, Native American and Indigenous Studies

Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut

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The Program in Ethnicity, Race, and Migration (ERM) seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor in the field of Native American Studies. Candidates working on pressing questions of Indigenous Studies with emphasis upon Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, and Alaskan Native communities are also encouraged to apply. Research areas relating to questions of Native American sovereignty, economic development, and education; Indigenous feminisms; Indigenous visual arts and performance studies; Indigenous environmental studies and food sovereignty movements; and geography, urbanization, and cartography would particularly complement the Program, as would scholars working in collaboration with Native nations. An interdisciplinary program, faculty in ERM work closely with a range of campus partners, including the Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration, the Native American Cultural Center, the Yale University Art Gallery; the Peabody Museum of Natural History; and various scholarly working groups. This appointment will be fully housed in the Program with an anticipated beginning in July, 2022. Applicants can learn more about the Program in Ethnicity, Race & Migration at our website

A Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree is required by the start date.

To receive full consideration, please submit a letter of application, a current CV, a chapter or article-length writing sample, and separate research, teaching, and diversity statements via Interfolio at Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021. The committee will request additional materials, including letters of recommendation, after an initial examination of the applications. Questions about the position should be directed to the chair of the search committee, Professor Ned Blackhawk, at [email protected].

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

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