Title: Study of Native, Indigenous, and/or First Nations people of the Americas Position Type: Tenure track: Assistant or Associate Professor level; distinguished candidates at the full professor level will also be considered Institution: Duke University Department: Cluster hire across multiple departments, including Evolutionary Anthropology and Biology Field: Study of Native, Indigenous, and/or First Nations people of the Americas City: Durham, NC, USA
General Information: Duke University's Trinity College of Arts and Sciences seeks candidates for three tenure/tenure-track professorships in the study of Native, Indigenous, and/or First Nations people of the Americas. These hires are part of a sustained commitment by Trinity College of Arts and Sciences to increase the expertise and representation of Native American and Indigenous studies across core departments. Candidates will be considered in the context of the hiring department, with an interest to increase the representation of these studies across arts and sciences. Tenure will be located in humanities, natural science, or social science departments; applicants to the first round of the search will be considered by the departments of Art, Art History & Visual Studies (AAHV), African and African American Studies (AAAS), Biology, Cultural Anthropology, Evolutionary Anthropology, Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies (GSF), History, Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Romance Studies.
The first round of applicants should submit materials by March 17, 2021. Please submit a cover letter, cv, work sample (an article or a chapter), and the names of three references. Candidates should also indicate their preferred primary department and, where applicable, the secondary department. Duke is committed to encouraging and sustaining work and learning environments that are free from harassment and discrimination. Duke prohibits discrimination and harassment in the administration of both its employment and educational policies. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Qualifications: Candidates must hold a PhD in a relevant discipline
Responsibilities: The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a sustained commitment in scholarship, teaching and service to working closely with Native American Nations and populations writ large or on projects directly addressing the interests, perspectives and needs of Native communities. Those who have demonstrated intercultural competence and candidates whose work is transdisciplinary are especially encouraged to apply.
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