Indigenous Studies Tenure-Track Full-Time Assistant Professor University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF04675 Recruitment Period Open date: August 15th, 2019 Last review date: Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled. Final date: Saturday, Nov 30, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position for an Indigenous Studies scholar in sociology, geography, or related social science fields. The successful candidate will be housed in the relevant disciplinary department, with teaching and service responsibilities split between the department and American Indian Studies.
We welcome applications from Indigenous Studies scholars with expertise relating to tribal or community politics, governance, geographies and/or philosophies, whose experience in research, teaching, and community/collegial service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to excellence, diversity, and work with tribal communities. Geographic area of expertise is open. The successful candidate will have a strong record of research productivity, demonstrated ability to obtain external research funding, commitment to student mentoring and supervision, and teaching excellence. Evidence of sustained engagement with Indigenous communities is imperative. Candidates are expected to have a completed Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2020. Salary will be commensurate with experience and level of appointment.
The successful candidate will join a vibrant community of Indigenous Studies scholars at UCLA. For more information on the American Indian Studies Center and AIS Interdepartmental Program, please visit: http://www.aisc.ucla.edu/ and http://www.americanindianstudies.ucla.edu Complete applications should include: 1) a cover letter addressing current and future research, teaching, and community engagement; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) three letters of reference; 4) two writing samples (samples will not be returned); and 5) an equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI statement) that describes the candidate's past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Applications will be accepted via the UC Recruit web site at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04675 beginning August 15, 2019. Review of applications will begin as soon as they are received; candidates are urged to apply before October 20, 2019 to ensure full consideration. Position will remain open until filled. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy at: http://www.ucop.edu/human-resources/staff/employee-relations-staff/eeo-affirmative-action.html
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.