NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES. The Department of American Culture and the program in Native American Studies (NAS) at the University of Michigan invite applications for an open-rank tenured or tenure track position in Native American and/or other U.S.-related Indigenous Studies as part of the Provost’s Anti-Racism Hiring Initiative (ARHI).
We seek qualified scholars in all fields with either disciplinary or interdisciplinary training. The search will consider scholars whose work focuses on Indigeneity, Race, and American Belonging in the United States and those who use comparative and transnational frameworks in relation to the United States. Scholars whose expertise in Native American and Indigenous studies falls within the humanities or humanistic social sciences (including but not limited to gender & sexuality, environmental studies, history, digital studies, museum studies, visual and expressive culture, etc.) are encouraged to apply.
Applicants must demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching and research. A Ph.D. in a relevant discipline in the arts, humanities, or social sciences is required prior to appointment. This is a university-year appointment with an expected start date of August 26, 2024.
Applications in receipt at the 8/21/23 (11:59p.m. Eastern) deadline are currently under review.
The University of Michigan is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse work culture that respects the rights and dignity of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, height, weight, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, or veteran status. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Offers for this appointment are contingent upon a successful background screening.