University of Alberta

Academic Teaching Staff: Instructor

Faculty of Native Studies

Competition No.  -    A115736166
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The Faculty of Native Studies is accepting applications for part-time temporary teaching appointments for the Fall 2018 term.

The Faculty of Native Studies (FNS) is devoted to understanding the historical and contemporary relationships between Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal societies in Canada, with reference to the evolving Indigenous societies and cultures locally, nationally and internationally. The faculty graduates both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students with Bachelor’s degrees in Native Studies, Native Studies and Education, and Native Studies and Environmental Science. The Faculty also offers a Master of Arts in Native Studies degree and three Certificate Programs: Aboriginal Governance and Partnership (embedded with Degree), Aboriginal Governance and Partnership (non-embedded), and Aboriginal Sport and Recreation (embedded with degree).

  We are seeking instructors for the following courses: 

  • NS 110 (Historical Perspectives in Native Studies) Lec A1
    M/W/F   1:00 – 1:50 PM (SEP 4 – DEC 7)
  • NS 110 (Historical Perspectives in Native Studies) Lec A2
    M/W/F   1:00 – 1:50 PM (SEP 4 – DEC 7)
  • NS 111 (Contemporary Perspectives in Native Studies) Lec A1
    T/R       2:00 – 3:20 PM (SEP 4 – DEC 7)

Course offerings are contingent upon adequate enrollment and budgetary approval.

Interested candidates must have a minimum of a master's degree (PhD preferred) in Native Studies, Indigenous Studies, or equivalent, and professional work experience in the area of instruction to be considered qualified. Related teaching experience is strongly preferred.

Those who served as part-time temporary teaching staff in past with evaluation, if any, will receive full consideration.  Where possible, applicants holding doctoral level qualifications or the equivalent professional qualifications shall receive preferential consideration in making appointments. The Faculty considers previous teaching experience, research and work experience in Aboriginal communities/agencies relevant qualifications.

Salary will be commensurate with experience in accordance with the Academic Teaching Staff (ATS) Agreement.

Please submit a cover letter indicating your area(s) of expertise, level of teaching experience, curriculum vitae, and the names and phone numbers of three references (academic and/or professional) familiar with your academic and/or professional teaching experience.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only successful applicants will be contacted.

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.