The Faculty of Arts at the University of Regina invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor position for the nomination of a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples and Global Social Justice, commencing 1 January 2018.
The Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples and Global Social Justice will focus on Indigenous issues in the international context and will be concerned with Indigenous cultural, economic and political demands, rights, and aspirations from the perspective of global social justice. Not only does this area of research seek to investigate the global connections of historical and contemporary challenges experienced by Indigenous peoples around the world, it also recognizes and engages Indigenous peoples as both active agents and claimants of international rights. The successful candidate will have a PhD and a strong record of research accomplishment in any relevant social sciences and humanities discipline and have a demonstrated knowledge of North American Indigenous perspectives and issues. The candidate will be a leader in building interdisciplinary and collaborative research projects or partnerships that contribute to knowledge production and mobilization in the area of Indigenous Peoples and Global Social Justice.
The University of Regina’s Strategic Plan 2015-2020 (peyak aski kikawinaw – Together We Are Stronger) emphasizes Indigenization as a strategic priority. The Faculty of Arts is committed to taking initiatives in meeting the objective of Indigenization in accordance with the University’s Strategic Plan.
The deadline to receive applications is 15 November 2016. To review the full posting and to apply please see http://www.uregina.ca/hr/careers/opportunities.html.