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Job Title Contractually Limited Appointment – Assistant Professor or Lecturer, Indigenous Studies Program
Company Name McMaster University
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Location Hamilton, Ontario
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Applications are invited for a one-year, full-time Contractually Limited Appointment (CLA) at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2019, in the Indigenous Studies Program at McMaster University. A package of benefits as well as a professional development allowance will be provided. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses on topics including, but not limited to: Indigenous Health, Theory and Methodologies, Indigenous Sovereignty, Indigenous Politics, Indigenous Open Topics. Successful candidates must have at minimum a Master’s Degree in Indigenous Studies or a closely related field. Preference will be given to those with experience and expertise teaching undergraduate courses in Indigenous Studies. The teaching load is six 3-unit courses across two terms, with 3 courses offered in the Fall term and 3 courses offered in the Winter term. The position is initially for one-year but is renewable subject to good performance and continued funding.

How to Apply: Applications should include an application letter, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (course outlines that have been developed and teaching evaluations if applicable), and two confidential letters of reference. Applications will be accepted online at www.workingatmcmaster.ca Candidates must register and apply directly on the site. Reference letters should be sent to: Dr. Vanessa Watts, Director of the Indigenous Studies Program at indgdir@mcmaster.ca. The Program will begin reviewing applications by April 19 th 2019 and the position will remain open until it is filled.

In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons. Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) or the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Resources office at ext. 22207 to communicate accommodation needs.

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the “Dish with One Spoon” wampum agreement.

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