Temporary Assistant Professor/Native American Studies
Southern Oregon University

Southern Oregon University is located in the beautiful town of Ashland, Oregon. Culturally rich, Ashland is home to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival as well as many other wonderful performing and visual arts venues and the culinary scene attracts foodies from around the world. We are located at the base of the Cascade and Siskiyou mountains with easy access to a wide variety outdoor activities and adventures.

We are a welcoming community committed to inclusive excellence and the celebration of diversity. We encourage those who share in our commitment to join our community and be part of an exciting and committed team of people working toward these important common goals.

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Position Summary:
Full-time, 2015-2016 academic year position at the Adjunct Assistant Professor level in the Native American Studies program. The person in this position will demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring, and will contribute to development of the Native American Studies program (see consistent with Southern Oregon University’s wider mission (see This person will be expected to teach the core three-quarter sequence in Native American Studies, courses to be determined with respect to the candidate’s area of specialization and program needs, and courses based on institutional needs. This person will be a scholar-practitioner who can advance the program’s objec tives of furthering Native American Studies across the wider community and of integrating Native American needs and perspectives into teaching, scholarship, and service.

Minimum Qualifications:
Initial appointment at the rank of assistant professor requires a terminal degree in the discipline taught (Native American Studies), or terminal degree in a closely related field but is permissible when (1) an individual has completed a Master’s degree in the discipline taught and (2) is in the process of completing the appropriate terminal degree.
-At least one year of university teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Experience in fostering alliances with Native American communities and/or organizations.

This is a full time on year 12 month appointment

Excellent health and retirement benefits

Anticipated start date:
September 16, 2015

For complete details and to apply please click on the quick link provided at the top of the page or type the URL: into your browser.

Thank you for interest in SOU.


Position closing date. * Monday, March 23, 2015
Advertising contact *
Elise Forman
Email *
Phone Number * (509) 777-4280
Institution/University *
Whitworth University
Position Title *
Visiting Assistant Professor (Ethnic Studies)/Director Women’s and Gender Studies
Hiring department or institution *
Position Description *

Application review begins February 1, 2014. The position will remain open and applications will be reviewed until filled, but applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by March to ensure full consideration. We anticipate conducting interviews by Skype or Google Chat in late March. Campus interviews are anticipated for late April 2014.

Founded in 1890, Whitworth has been consistently ranked among the top regional colleges and universities in the West. In its strong liberal arts undergraduate and graduate programs, Whitworth unites a robust commitment to Christian mission and service, academic rigor, and care for students. An ecumenical community of Christian scholars carries out the university’s mission “to provide its diverse student body an education of the mind and heart” to enable students “to honor God, follow Christ, and serve humanity.” Driven by our mission, we understand and affirm the relationship between a commitment to academic excellence and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. For more on Whitworth’s commitment to diversity, see

We are seeking to hire someone based in the History department, whose research and teaching give significant attention to identities and social constructions that have historically been underrepresented within required college and university curricula. This could include someone in Africana Studies, or some area of Ethnic Studies (preferably a historian) who will help to lead, enhance, and shape the program in Women’s and Gender Studies on campus. The History Faculty support student semesters in Latin America, England, France, and China.

For a further description of the History Department and the work of its faculty, please see

For more information about the interdisciplinary program in Women’s and Gender Studies, see

The successful candidate will carry a 21 credit load in History, Women’s and Gender Studies, and administration of the WGS program. The exact number of credits in each will be based on the candidate’s research and teaching interests, and the needs of the institution. The job requires that the candidate participate in governance, advising, and other duties appropriate to a full-time faculty member.

• Ph.D., ABD (Ph.D. expected by August 2015) or equivalent in the History of any U.S. under-represented populations. Candidates in such fields as Ethnic Studies, Africana Studies, etc. will also be eligible.
• Evidence of the potential for teaching excellence at the university level.
• Evidence of the potential to make a professional contribution as a scholar.
• Commitment to diversity and equity, and an understanding of the ways in which instruction and
administration can be critical to matters of justice and inclusion.
• A commitment to the educational mission of Whitworth as a Christian liberal arts university
affiliated with the Presbyterian church.
• Must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States by the time the appointment is
scheduled to begin and continue to work legally for the duration of appointment.
• Background check and education verification required

The following documents are required to complete the online application form at :
1. A letter of interest.
2. Your curriculum vitae.
3. A list of names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three academic references.
4. Your graduate and undergraduate transcripts (may be unofficial).
5. Three recent student course evaluations or a note explaining why they are not available.
6. A short personal essay characterizing your Christian faith. For expanded guidelines, please see

For more information please contact Professor Corliss Slack, History (; or Professor Jennifer Brown, French/WGS (, co-chairs of the hiring committee.

Whitworth complies with all federal, state, and local nondiscrimination laws that are applicable to religious nonprofit institutions and does not engage in unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability. With our commitment to building a diverse community, the university encourages applications from populations underrepresented at Whitworth including members of racial/ethnic communities, women, and persons with disabilities.


Position closing date. * Friday, February 20, 2015
Advertising contact *
M. Belinda Tucker, Vice Provost
Email *
Phone Number * (310) 825-6815
Institution/University *
University of California, Los Angeles
Position Title *
Hiring department or institution *
Department of African American Studies
Position Description *
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Department of African American Studies invites applications for a senior faculty appointment at the level of Full or advanced Associate Professor. Experienced candidates with a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in African American Studies, History, Law, Political Science, Anthropology, Sociology, Public Affairs, Philosophy, Theater, Literature, Humanities, Gender Studies, LGBTQ Studies, or related fields. We are particularly interested in candidates who are working transnational, including on Africa and diaspora and whose scholarship and engagements are interdisciplinary. Qualifications include an exceptional scholarly research and publication record, an outstanding teaching record, and experience with interdisciplinary instructional programs, which may include positions of leadership. The department welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research, and/or community service has prepared them to co ntribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
An interdisciplinary instructional program in African American Studies was established at UCLA in 1974. The program achieved departmental status during the 2013-14 academic year. The department maintains both BA and MA degree programs, and offers a joint MA/JD program with the Law School. For additional information about the department, please go to:
Applicants must apply online at: The position will remain open until filled.
Rank and salary are commensurate upon qualifications and experience. The anticipated appointment date is July 1, 2015.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive the consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:
UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.