Saturday, October 02, 2010

American Indian Studies Position

Brown University’s Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA) announces a tenured position at the associate or full level in American Indian Studies. We are seeking an interdisciplinary scholar with grounding in the humanities or social sciences whose work in the field will contribute to the study and teaching of race and ethnicity at Brown. Of particular interest are applicants whose work includes the study and practice of public scholarship, such as museum studies, ethnographic filmmaking, or public history or anthropology.

The appointment will be shared between CSREA and the department appropriate to the candidate’s educational background and primary field of research, including but not limited to American Civilization (including Public Humanities), Anthropology, English, or History. Appropriate candidates may also be appointed as a curator at Brown’s Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, a teaching museum with extensive Native collections. We welcome applicants whose research focuses on Native American/ American Indian/Native Alaskan topics. A Ph.D. and publications and teaching experience appropriate to a tenured appointment at a research university are required, as is a commitment to teaching excellence at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Brown University is an EEO/AA employer.

To apply, please submit a letter, a complete c.v., and the names of at least five distinguished scholars who can provide references to: Profs. Evelyn Hu-DeHart and Steven Lubar, co-chairs, American Indian Studies Search Committee, CSREA, Box 1886, 150 Power St., Brown University, Providence, RI 02912. Review of complete application will begin on December 15, 2010, and continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries are welcome. Please e-mail Prof. Evelyn Hu-DeHart, Director, CSREA, at, or Steven Lubar, Director, Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, at

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