The School of Culture, Gender and Social Justice and the Department of Anthropology are looking for an Assistant Professor for a joint appointment between the Native American & Indigenous Studies Program (75%) and Anthropology (25%).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Native American & Indigenous Studies and Linguistic Anthropology on-campus and through distance delivery.
* Establish and/or continue a productive research agenda.
* Advise and mentor both undergraduate and graduate students.
* Conduct service activities at the School, College, and University level as appropriate.
UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
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Assistant Professors shall normally hold the terminal qualification in their discipline (e.g., Ph.D., Ed.D., MFA, etc.), and shall have demonstrated ability, through appropriate experience, to perform the functions of the position they are to hold.
* Terminal degree (Ph.D.) in Linguistic Anthropology or closely related field (ABDs are encouraged to apply with expected completion of the Ph.D. within one year).
* Expertise in current issues and practices in Linguistic Anthropology, Indigenous language retention and revitalization.
* An active research agenda as demonstrated by participation in the development of or assistance with community language programs and language documentation activities, publication of refereed articles, submitted proposals for funding, etc.
* Evidence of classroom teaching experience or applied work experience in an Indigenous language revitalization program.
* Cross-cultural teaching experience
* Expertise in and experience with Native American Education and Native populations
* Experience in diverse settings
* Proven ability to assist with the development and promotion of Indigenous language teaching courses at the University of Wyoming and elsewhere in the state
* Experience/interest in international and distance education
* A demonstrated record of successfully working with and advocating for racially and gender diverse groups including students, staff, faculty, and community constituents
* Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both orally and through written communication across a range of platforms with a diverse group of constituents
* Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work well with a variety of groups both inside and outside of a university setting, including community and statewide constituent
For full consideration, submit an online application with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching philosophy, a research philosophy and a list of three references all in one Word document. Graduate transcripts and three current letters of recommendation will be requested at a later date.
Review of applications will take place on December 7th, 2018, however the position will remain open until filled.
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The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. It is a Ph,D. granting land-grant institution with 13,500 students. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university. Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado's Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins.