Assistant or Associate Professor of Native American Studies - Tribal Geographic Information Systems and Director of the Elouise Cobell Land and Culture Institute
The College of Humanities and Sciences at the University of Montana invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor with a joint appointment in Native American Studies and a field related to Tribal Geographic Information Systems for Fall, 2022 with focus on water resources. The successful candidate will also serve as the Director of the Elouise Cobell Land and Culture Institute. The successful candidate will be expected to work toward fulfilling the Cobell Institute vision, seeking to promote place-based Indigenous knowledge and philosophy through pedagogy and research.
A doctoral degree with proven expertise in Tribal Geographic Information Systems is required, along with demonstrated understanding of Indigenous community perspectives. Background in environmental resources and potential links to water systems research is highly desirable. The successful candidate will assume teaching and research responsibilities and roles related to Native American land and culture. The candidate will be expected to teach an undergraduate course on Ecological Perspectives in Native American Traditions and graduate courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Other responsibilities include mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, conducting and publishing scholarly research, seeking extramural funding, and providing administrative and professional service to the department(s), university, and community.
- To learn more about the Native American Studies Department, go to http://hs.umt.edu/nas.
- To learn more about the Elouise Cobell Land and Culture Institute, go to http://hs.umt.edu/cobell.
- To learn more about the University of Montana, go to https://www.umt.edu.