Academic Jobs Wiki

Wiki page for Academic Jobs in Native American Studies advertised during the 2020-2021 hiring season.

Link to subsequent year (there was no 2021-22 page): Native American Studies 2022-2023

See also AnthropologyCritical TheoryEthnic Studies, Comparative Literature, and Philosophy.


Please add jobs in the following format and order them alphabetically by institution.

  1. Example University (State/Province, Country). Position Title. Specializations. Deadline. TT/NT. FT/PT. Link to Job ad(s). Updates: 

TT/NT: Tenure-track or Non-tenure track.

FT/PT: Full-Time or Part-Time

For the sake of user-friendliness, please do not add more detailed content of the job ad on this page. (This is a departure from previous years, when these pages tended to become difficult to navigate. The new guidelines are modeled on more user-friendly Academic Wiki pages serving other disciplines.)

Add updates to the end of each entry as they come in: Additional materials requested, video interview scheduled, campus visit scheduled, offer extended, offer accepted, rejection received.

Please post "Have you heard?" questions above, under Word on the Street.

Please contribute to transparency in the academy by adding yourself and your advisors to the Academic Tree project.

See also Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2020-2021 .

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Jobs with 2020 Application Deadlines[]

University of Portland (USA:OR). Associate Professor/Professor for Development of Ethnic Studies (Tenure-Track). Deadline: 15 November 2020. Job ad on Chronicle Jobs Updates: 

California State University San Bernardino (USA:CA). Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Indigenous Archaeology (Tenure-Track). Deadline: 15 December 2020. Job ad on University website. Updates:

University of Connecticut- Assistant Professor, Catalyzing Anti-Racist and Decolonial Futures cluster hire. Positions in English; Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; Philosophy; Political Science. TT. Deadline: December 15, 2020.


3/3: Campus visits for all 4 visits held between 2/8 and 2/19. Has anyone heard any updates after campus visits?

Jobs with 2021 Application Deadlines[]

Centre College (USA: KY) Post-Doctoral Fellowship (specialization in one of the following areas: Indigenous traditions of Africa, the Americas, or Oceania; Caribbean or Afro-Caribbean traditions; or religions of East Asia, After the second year, there will be a possibility of renewal for one additional year and/or an invitation to apply for an anticipated tenure-track position in the program). Deadline: 10 February 2021. Job Ad on Interfolio

Clarkson University (Potsdam, NY, USA). Assistant Professor, African American or Indigenous American Studies (Tenure-Track). Deadline January 6 2021.

Nova Southeastern University (Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA). Assistant/Associate Professor of Digital Humanities with specialization in Ethnic Studies in the Department of Humanities and Politics. Deadline: Open until filled. NTT. FT.

Union Institute & University (Cincinnati, OH - remote in US). Full-time Faculty in Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program: Ethical & Creative Leadership. Non-TT Deadline: Review of applications begins April 5th - position opened until filled.

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL, USA). Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in the American Indian Studies Program. Deadline: February 5, 2021. 2 positions. TT/FT. Updates:

  • 2/23 Letters of recommendation requested
  • 5/17 Rejection by email

Villanova University (Villanova PA). Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Pre-1900 Literature of the Americas, Department of English. Applicants strongly preferred with expertise in one or more of the following: Latinx Studies, Indigenous Studies, Black Studies, Border & Migration Studies, Critical Race Studies, Disability Studies, and/or Health Humanities. The teaching load is 3-2. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in 19th century literature and will have the opportunity to teach in their additional areas of specialization.

Deadline: March 1

05/04–Any updates post-campus visit?

Word on the Street[]