Assistant Professor in Contemporary Native American Studies

Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

Salary Range or Pay Grade

$89,500 (for ABD applicants) to $93,500 (for applicants with a PhD in hand)

 The Native American Studies Program at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in contemporary Native American and Indigenous topics at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2024. We seek an engaged interdisciplinary candidate who combines scholarly work on pressing Indigenous issues with a demonstrated record of deep commitments to Native American communities. We are especially interested in scholars researching in US, Canadian, or South American-based Native, Indigenous, or First Nations. The research focus is open; areas of specialization could be but are not limited to: Native sovereignty; resource stewardship; environmental justice; Native language politics; education and alternative epistemologies; food sovereignty; visual arts; music; theater; literature; media and popular culture; contemporary ethics; queer Indigenous studies; critical museum studies; and/or decolonization. Completion of a Ph.D. in Native American Studies or a related discipline or interdisciplinary field is required prior to or shortly after the date of hire.

For the full job position statement and application instructions, please go to Interfolio at

Our review of applications will begin October 1, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

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