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Anishinaabe Studies, Department of Modern Languages (Repost)

In cooperation and partnership with Algoma University, Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig offers the Anishinaabe Studies 3-year B.A. program and the 3-year BA in Anishinaabemowin. A summer immersion program in Anishinaabemowin runs annually. Algoma University, in partnership with Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Anishinaabe Studies, in the Department of Modern Languages at the Sault Ste. Marie campus, beginning January 1, 2020.  Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment (or to have progressed to the point where completion of the Ph.D. is imminent) in a discipline directly relevant to Anishinaabe Studies (a discipline relevant to Anishinaabe knowledge, research, and the communities of our region). Applicants will demonstrate a record of, or clear potential for, excellent research, teaching, curriculum development, and publication. Applicants will demonstrate a history of success in culture-based education and ethical engagement from within, or in respectful collaboration with, Anishinaabe communities, organizations, and/or institutions. Familiarity with cultural protocols, experience in curriculum development for culture-based education, and fluency in an Indigenous language (particularly any variety of Anishinaabemowin) are also assets.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and academic degrees held.

Candidates should submit electronically: a letter of application, a CV, a research plan (up to two pages), a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., examples of student evaluations), and reprints of up to three significant publications to Dr. Donna M. Rogers, Academic Dean via deanapps@algomau.ca.  Application materials should be submitted as a single combined PDF file. Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to the same address. The PDF file and reference letters should have file names that identify the applicant. Complete applications received by February 3, 2020 will be assured of consideration, though the posting remains open until the position is filled. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

For more information, please view the job posting (PDF).

Librarian,  Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig

The Librarian, reporting to the President, functions as a senior paraprofessional staff member in the National Chief’s Library, and is responsible for working with the President to develop the library and to maintain the ongoing operations of the Library. The Librarian oversees the organization in the absence of the President. The Librarian functions within legislative requirements, regulations, policies and procedures and the Vision, Mission, Scope and Core Values of Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig, and contributes to the accomplishment of the strategic priorities of the institution.

The Librarian’s responsibilities are in the areas of Administration, Collection Development and Promotion & Public Relations.

Requirements include:

  • Applicants must have a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited school
  • Experience working with students and faculty in an academic setting.
  • Formal coursework and/or experience in copyright, web design/content management systems, cataloguing/metadata standards and resource sharing guidelines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

For more information, please view the job posting (PDF).

The closing date is February 10, 2020. Please send curriculum vitae and cover letters to dhoogsteen@shingwauk.ca.