Junior Faculty Position in Native American Studies

New York University, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis
New York City, New York
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Dec 18, 2021

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Junior Faculty Position in Native American Studies
Department of Social and Cultural Analysis
New York University
Faculty of Arts and Science

The Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University invites applications for a junior ranked search in the field of Native American Studies.
We especially welcome applications from scholars whose research relates to urban indigeneity, Critical Indigenous Theory, settler colonialism, literature, Indigenous resurgence and governance, Queer Studies, Indigenous pedagogies, environmental studies, and/or language revitalization. We encourage applications from scholars who work in collaboration with First Nations or Native American nations and whose research engages with Indigenous communities.  This search is part of a cluster hire in Native American and Indigenous Studies that includes the following departments and Schools: The Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, The Gallatin School, English, Cinema Studies (Tisch), Spanish and Portuguese, and History. More information about this cluster, and NYU's broader Faculty Cluster Hiring Initiative, can be found here, and here.
The Department of Social and Cultural Analysis is comprised of programs including American Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Metropolitan Studies, Africana Studies, Latino Studies, and Asian/Pacific/American Studies. Applicants who speak to one or more of these fields and have an interest in building Indigenous Studies curriculum/programming at NYU are encouraged to apply. Visit the SCA website: http://as.nyu.edu/sca.
The appointment will begin on September 1, 2022, subject to budgetary and administrative approval. Applications must include a cover letter, CV, and a research statement. Entry-level applicants should provide names and contact information of three recommenders. Ph.D. in hand by 9/1/2022 required. Because diversity and inclusion are an important part of the NYU mission, we request that you include a paragraph in your cover letter telling us how diversity and inclusion figure into your past, present, and future teaching, research, and community engagement. Information about diversity and inclusion statements may be found at http://as.nyu.edu/departments/facultydiversity/recruitment/diversity-statements.html.

The search committee will begin their review of applications on November 1, 2021. Please apply online through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/94342

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion, please read here

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