Faculty Position, Department of Native Studies, Faculty of Arts

The John E. Robbins Library at Brandon University hosts the largest collection of North American Indigenous literature in Canada. The Department of Native Studies at Brandon University is proud to be the home of The Canadian Journal of Native Studies, an important peer-reviewed academic publication.


The Department of Native Studies invites applications for a one-year limited-term position to teach 68:151 Introduction to Native Studies I, 68:152 Introduction to Native Studies II, and four upper-level undergraduate courses to be determined.


Qualifications: A PhD in Native Studies or in a closely related discipline is strongly preferred, although candidates who are ABD and who have a successful record of teaching experience at the university level may also be considered.


Candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, a teaching dossier (with sample course outlines, student course evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy), proof of citizenship status, and the names and contact information of three referees to Dr. Lisa Robson, Acting Dean of Arts, at NSSearch@brandonu.ca. It is strongly preferred that all these materials be shared in one PDF document. All applicants are invited to consult the Brandon University course calendar for more information at www.brandonu.ca.


Preference will be given to qualified candidates who self-identify as First Nations, Métis, or Inuit.


Rank and Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Application deadline: July 31, 2019

Start date: January 1, 2020


Brandon University has campuses located on Treaty 1 and Treaty 2 territories. These campuses are in Manitoba, on the traditional homelands of the Dakota, Anishinabek, Métis, Cree, Anishininew, and Dené peoples.


Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit.  All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply.  Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority.  Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, please advise of any accessibility needs by contacting the Human Resources office at (204)727-9782 or hr@brandonu.ca.This posting is available in an alternate format.


Issued: May 16 2019