Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Visiting Aboriginal Scholar

Two-year Visiting Aboriginal-Scholar position for the Indigenous
Studies Program at Carleton July 2012 - June 2014.

New Sun Visiting Aboriginal Scholar

The Indigenous Studies program in Carleton University’s School of
Canadian Studies invites applications for a two-year term position as
the New Sun Visiting Aboriginal Scholar. The appointment will be made
at the rank of assistant professor, to begin 1 July 2012 (or earlier
by mutual agreement). This position forms part of Carleton’s
Aboriginal Academic Initiative to increase the presence of Aboriginal
faculty and students on campus, as well as the Aboriginal content in
our curriculum, and consequently is open only to Aboriginal applicants
(First Nations, M├ętis, Inuit). We particularly invite applications
from Aboriginal scholars who have recently completed a doctorate, or
will have done so by June 2012.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in an area of scholarship appropriate
for the Indigenous Studies program, a strong commitment to scholarship
as reflected in conference presentations and publications, and
demonstrated excellence in teaching. Duties will include teaching (2
lecture and/or seminar courses in each of the fall and winter terms),
research, and the mentoring of students in the program. For further
information on Carleton’s School of Canadian Studies, please see the
web-site: http://www1.carleton.ca/canadianstudies/

Complete applications, including a curriculum vitae, and a teaching
dossier (if available), should be sent to Dr. Donna Patrick, Director,
School of Canadian Studies, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By
Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B6. Applicants should also arrange for
three letters of reference to be sent separately. Initial screening
will begin on Monday October 3, 2011, and continue until the position
is filled. Short-listed candidates will be invited to Ottawa for an
interview.

Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its
community and welcomes applications from women, persons with
disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender
identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, but
applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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