Indigenous and Native North American Studies Faculty
Princeton University (Princeton, New Jersey)
October 1, 2021
Post date: September 2, 2021

Princeton University is undertaking a search for faculty members at all academic ranks in any field in the humanities and the social sciences, and across all geographic areas, as part of a major effort to advance Indigenous and Native North American studies in teaching and research across the university. The search is expected to yield multiple positions, including at least one at the rank of tenured full professor. These positions will support the significant expansion of Indigenous and Native North American studies on campus, broadening and deepening curricular offerings and research opportunities. Appointments may be made in a single department or across units. In addition to contributing to their own department and scholarly discipline, candidates should be prepared to work with students, faculty, and alumni to promote and sustain a vital, innovative, and intellectually expansive community for Indigenous and Native North American studies and Indigenous-centered scholarship at Princeton.

Ph.D. expected. Candidates must demonstrate research excellence and a strong publishing record, commensurate with their rank, and be committed to undergraduate and graduate teaching. The University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community with a culturally diverse faculty. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in their chosen fields.

Application Instructions 

Senior scholars should submit a letter of interest along with a curriculum vitae and a list of references (to be contacted later in the search process). No writing samples are required at this time.

Junior scholars should submit a letter of interest along with a curriculum vitae, a list of references (to be contacted later in the search process), and one writing sample (article or dissertation/book chapter).

Applications must be submitted online at

Candidates are encouraged to apply by October 1, 2021.

Questions about this search may be directed to: Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

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