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Friday, November 10, 2006

Job Opps: American Indian Studies Faculty - Univ. N.Carolina

The Univ. N. Carolina @ Pembroke in southeastern NC is looking to fill two full-time, tenure track positions after July 1, 2007 -- one Assistant Professor and one Associate.

The deadline is upcoming on November 15, but the posting specifies that applications may still be given consideration until the positions are filled. If interested, go copy the posting and apply now!

Description from the posting on's job bank:

One of the positions includes both administrative responsibilities as department chair and teaching responsibilities within the American Indian Studies program at upper and lower division levels. Minimum qualifications for both positions include a PhD by time of hire in American Indian Studies, Anthropology, History, Ethnohistory, Folklore or a related field. Applicants should have a strong commitment to teaching and research/scholarly activity as well as sound leadership and interpersonal skills. Applicants must be interested in and willing to work with local and state tribal communities. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications. Please indicate position of interest in cover letter.

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke was established in 1887 as an institution for Native Americans. Since 1953, it has had a multi-racial student body and today, 25% of the student body is Native American. UNC Pembroke has the distinction of being one of the only two universities east of the Mississippi which offers a bachelor's degree in American Indian Studies.

The University is located right off of I-95, 90 minutes from Raleigh-Durham, and two hours from Charlotte, N.C.

It is hiring for a number of other positions as well.