This tenure-track position will be located in Hanover, New Hampshire.

The Department seeks applicants with work that focuses on the status and interests of Indigenous communities as they relate to the environment, drawing on theories and methods from the field of Indigenous Studies, broadly construed. Of particular interest, are applicants who work with Indigenous peoples in the Arctic and North America, and research that supports self-determination and equity in sustaining community priorities for health and well-being, economic viability, and cultural continuity in the face of environmental challenges.

Specific areas might include, but are not limited to:

  • Indigenous environmental science and knowledge systems,
  • Indigenous food sovereignty,
  • Indigenous data sovereignty,
  • Indigenous environmental governance, and
  • Indigenous responses to climate change and resource extraction.

Applicants should hold a PhD in Environmental Studies, Indigenous Studies, or a closely related field, or be about to defend with PhD expected before the start date of the appointment. Applicants with PhDs in a disciplinary field should show educational and/or professional backgrounds that prepare them for interdisciplinary research and teaching at the interface of the biophysical and social sciences. Effective classroom teaching is essential for this position.

Applications must include:

  • Letter of interest (1 page),
  • A curriculum vitae, including contact information for three (3) references,
  • Research statement (2 pages),
  • Teaching statement (1 page),
  • Statement addressing how the applicant’s teaching, research, service, and/or life experiences prepare them to advance Dartmouth’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (1-2 pages),
  • Two (2) to three (3) writing samples (published or unpublished).

Questions can be sent to and addressed to the search committee chair, Michael Cox.

Application review begins: 31 October 2023

For more information and to apply, go to:
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