Assistant Professor of Native American Studies

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Job description

Ashland OR

Posting Number: F00120
Faculty Title: Assistant Professor of Native American Studies

Official Transcripts:
Once hired for a position the candidate shall have sealed official transcripts for all post-secondary degrees mailed from the granting institution directly to the Provost’s office. Transcripts should be received by September 1.

Special Instructions for Applicants:
In the statement of teaching philosophy, please include your view of Native American Studies as an academic field (e.g., what should it comprise, what should its objectives be, etc.) and describe how you integrate this view into your teaching.

Please provide contact information for three references in the appropriate section of the online application.

Required Documents:

  • Letter of Application
  • CV
  • One academic writing sample from the past 5 years
  • Statement of Native American Studies teaching philosophy (see special instructions)
  • Teaching evaluations
  • One upper division syllabus & one lower division syllabus

This employer will not sponsor applicants for visas. For inquiries and additional information, please contact: Human Resource Services via email at hrs@sou.edu or by phone at (541) 552-8553.

Appointment Basis: 9 months
FTE: 1.0
Department: Native American Studies
Job Location: Ashland (15 A)

Hiring Pay Rate:
$56,510- $59,969 (Asst Prof YIR 1-4) APSOU CBA 15-18 Table 12C – commensurate with experience in a comparable faculty appointment and according to the SOU faculty collective bargaining agreement

Benefits Eligible
Yes

Position Summary:
The Southern Oregon University (SOU) Native American Studies program invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Native American Studies at the Assistant Professor level. Qualified candidates must have demonstrable commitments to teaching, mentoring, and research germane to Native American communities. This person should be able to teach the core three-quarter sequence in Native American Studies (NAS 201, 301, and 410) along with other courses that complement those of existing faculty, meet program needs, and align with the person’s areas of interest. This person will be a scholar-practitioner who can advance Native American Studies across the wider community and integrate Native American needs and perspectives into teaching, scholarship, and service, especially in ways that support tribal communities around SOU.

Diversity Statement:
Southern Oregon University is a welcoming community committed to inclusive excellence and the celebration of diversity. Without diversity, our educational process is diminished. Working together in support of our commitment to diversity, we strengthen and enrich our role as learners, educators and members of a tightly connected global community. We encourage those who share in our commitment to diversity, to join our community and we expect all our employees to demonstrate an ability and desire to create an inclusive campus community.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or other terminal degree in Native American Studies or a related field from an accredited college or university by time of appointment
  • At least one year of university teaching experience
  • Demonstrated experience fostering alliances with Native American communities and/or organizations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • We especially encourage challenging, critical, and community-oriented pedagogues to apply.
  • We are particularly interested in candidates whose areas of specialization work with and serve Indigenous peoples within North America and/or the Americas.

Physical Demands:
Regular teaching activities, including standing, sitting, and lecturing.

This position is designated as a critical, security-sensitive or safety-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal Background Check.
Yes

Application must be received by for priority consideration
12/01/2018

Anticipated Appointment Begin Date
09/16/2019

Contact Name for Applicant Questions
Human Resources
Contact Email
hrs@sou.edu

How to apply

For more information or to apply, please visit:
http://jobs.sou.edu/postings/7518

Special Instructions to Applicants
Each applicant is encouraged to provide (preferably as attachments to the online application) the following supplemental documents: (1) letter providing some detail of the applicants qualifications and interest in the position; (2) current resume/CV; (3) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references. If you are unable to attach the supplemental materials to the online application please mail to:

Southern Oregon University
Human Resource Services
Churchill Hall, Room 159
1250 Siskiyou Boulevard
Ashland, OR 97520

For inquiries and additional information, please contact: Human Resource Services via email at hrs@sou.edu or by phone at (541) 552-8553.

Diversity Statement
Southern Oregon University is a welcoming community committed to inclusive excellence and the celebration of diversity. Without diversity, our educational process is diminished. Working together in support of our commitment to diversity, we strengthen and enrich our role as learners, educators and members of a tightly connected global community. We encourage those who share in our commitment to diversity, to join our community and we expect all our employees to demonstrate an ability and desire to create an inclusive campus community.