Visiting Assistant Professor - Native American Studies - New Mexico State University

Employer
New Mexico State University
Location
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Closing date
May 27, 2022

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Position Type
Non-Tenure Track
Discipline
Linguistic Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology
Hours
Full Time
Specialty
Area Studies, Indigenous Studies
Organization Type
Academic
Level of Experience
Entry-level

The Department of Anthropology at New Mexico State University seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor in Native American and Indigenous Studies who is broadly trained and with preferred expertise that complements the Anthropology Department’s research and practice.

Teaching and research philosophies that are collaborative, participatory, and focused on community action are strongly preferred. Preferences given to expertise in one or more of the following areas: Native identity, tribal sovereignty, decolonization, Indigenous rights, tribal needs and values, intellectual property, heritage and language preservation, health disparities in Native communities, museum and visual studies, and colonial and postcolonial relations among Indigenous and non-Indigenous groups. Knowledge and experience working with Native American,* or US-Mexico border communities is preferred. (*Includes North American Indigenous, Aboriginal, First Nations, Inuit and Indigenous Pacific Islanders and Indigenous Caribbean peoples, focus on North America). Abilities to contribute to Native American Studies program development, teach undergraduate and graduate students in multicultural university settings, and engage in outreach with Native American communities in the State of New Mexico, regionally in the greater Southwest, and internationally are strongly preferred. To Apply: Please visit https://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/45714

 

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