The College of St. Scholastica invites applications for a tenure track interdisciplinary position in Ojibwe Language and Culture and Native Studies (salary and rank at Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate with experience). The position will be responsible for implementing innovative programming to meet the needs and demands of contemporary Indian country. Priority will be given to applications received by February 25, though the position will remain open until filled. The preferred start date is Fall Semester 2019.
The position, will be housed in the Department of Global, Cultural and Language Studies (GCL). The successful candidate will teach a spectrum of undergraduate courses (with possibility of graduate courses in the future) in Ojibwe language and culture and other related courses (e.g., beginning to advanced Ojibwe, Sustainability, Philosophy, Health Humanities, Linguistics, Education, Social Work); work closely with the development of a Native Studies Center along with other faculty and staff; have the opportunity to develop courses and the American Indian Studies minor; assume academic advising duties; and participate in service and scholarly work.
Masters level (required) or Ph.D./Ed.D. (preferred) in Ojibwemowin, Linguistics, or closely related field. Native or near-native fluency in Ojibwemowin and English required. Possible areas of specialization include Education, American Indian Studies, and Indigenous Art and Music. The successful candidate will have teaching experience, show the potential for active scholarship, and demonstrate a dedication to working with diverse communities, specifically tribal communities. First-hand knowledge of traditional belief systems in Ojibwe communities is preferred.
The College of St. Scholastica is a thriving independent private college with its main campus overlooking Lake Superior in Duluth, extended campuses throughout Minnesota and vibrant online programs that attract learners from around the world.
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