Title: Associate Director, Center for Race and Gender, University
of California, Berkeley
Deadline: February 9, 2009
The Center for Race and Gender at the University of California, Berkeley
invites applications for the position of Associate Director. The CRG is
an interdisciplinary research unit dedicated to fostering explorations
of race and gender and their intersections in a wide variety of social,
cultural, and institutional contexts. It is unique nationally in its focus
on both race and gender. Its aim is to promote collegial support and exchange
among faculty and students across a wide range of departments and programs.
The Associate Director is responsible for working with the Director to
coordinate all aspects of the intellectual and programmatic activities
of the Center, including research working groups, graduate and undergraduate
student grants programs, and postdoctoral fellowships. The Associate Director
will oversee development and implementation of events such as conferences,
symposia, distinguished lectures, forums, and dissertation retreats and
of Center communications such as publicity, press releases, newsletters,
and reports. The position also includes responsibility for initiating,
writing and supervising grant proposals and reports to university, foundation,
government, and private funding sources; supervision of Center administrative
staff; communication with the Faculty Advisory Board; and outreach to
various constituencies, including faculty, students, members of the community,
and other units on campus. Appointment is renewable annually based on
programmatic needs, budget, and performance.
Title: Assistant Director, Native American Public Telecommunications
(NAPT) Req. #081064
Deadline: Open until filled Applicant Review Begins January 16,
Position is a member of the NAPT management team that plans and manages
multimedia, audio and video programming by assisting with the creation,
promotion and distribution of Native media. Bachelor's degree in mass
communications, broadcasting, journalism, or related field plus two years
experience in broadcasting required; equivalency considered. Work experience
in one or more of the following areas necessary: producing/directing or
programming development and promotion. Excellent writing skills necessary.
Knowledge of fund raising, grant writing, project management, and audio
and video productions and budgets are essential. Must have computer skills
in web design, database management, Microsoft Office, video and audio
editing software. Knowledge of Native American peoples, tribes and culture
preferred. Grant writing experience desired. Criminal background check
required. Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program.
Title: American Indian & Alaska Native (AIAN) Head
Start Training and Technical (Req. # 46831108003)
Contact: Yvette Moore, Recruiter, ICF International
To apply, visit www.icfi.com/careers
ICF International seeks experienced Head Start Training and Technical
Assistance T/TA professionals to support work on American Indian &
Alaska Native Head Start initiatives.
T/TA Staff will work from home and provide T/TA services to grantees throughout
the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Region 11. The T/TA
Specialist will provide assistance by assessing the needs of the assigned
Head Start grantees, working closely with the State-based TTA Services
contractor, and the ACF Regional office. The Specialist will work directly
with grantees to assist in the development of annual T/TA plans for the
Regional Office, support risk assessment meetings, and work with grantees
to assist their meeting monitoring and performance standards. Additionally,
the Specialist will provide accountability and progress reports, and develop
goals and quality improvement plans to ensure that high quality services
are being provided. The Specialist will also assist with strategies that
develop collaboration between Head Start Programs, State and local agencies
as well as Tribal leaders and other community partners supporting the
AIAN population. The T/TA Specialist would provide T/TA on Head Start
and as applicable would offer content specific support in one of the key
content areas including: Early Childhood Education and Literacy, Family
and Community Partnerships, Health, Mental Health, Program Design and
Management or Fiscal.
ICF International, a global professional services firm, partners with
government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology
solutions in energy, climate change, environment, transportation, social
programs, health, defense, and emergency management.
Title: GSR Employment for Winter Quarter, UCLA Center
on Research, Education, Training and Strategic Communication on Minority
Contact: Vickie M. Mays, Ph.D., MSPH
Looking to employ a graduate student 20 hours per week to work on the
completion of projects on American Indian Mental Health during the Winter
Projects include the development of a teaching case for use by medical
and nursing students on the behavioral dynamics of the health care encounter.
The student will be responsible for organizing the team developing the
case, development, for drafts from conference calls, writing up and production
of the case materials. The GSR will work with the team and community to
evaluate the case. In addition the individual will work on local and national
distribution of center developed materials on AI mental health. In addition
the person will complete a toolkit with resources on American Indian Mental
Health for online posting, editing of draft of a review paper on American
Indian mental health for publication as well as organizing a partnership
with the California State Psychological Association to develop a workshop
on American Indian/Alaska Native Mental Health.
Please send your CV which must demonstrate an expertise in American Indian
mental health, along with three names (phone numbers and email addresses)
of references that can be contacted to: Professor Vickie Mays at email@example.com.
Title: Assistant Professor of Alaska Native Studies
Website: www.uakjobs.com (Requisition
The College of Liberal Arts at the University of Alaska Fairbanks seeks
applicants for a tenure-track position (assistant professor) in the Alaska
Native Studies department to begin August 2009.
Area of specialization: open, but must be able to teach within the fields
of Native/Indigenous Studies. Faculty in ANS may hold joint appointments
with other schools and colleges such as the School of Education, School
of Management, etc. Possible areas of expertise are Alaska Native politics
and government, distance education, Indigenous knowledge systems, humanities
and social sciences of Alaska Native and Indigenous peoples.
Ph.D. required (or imminent) in a content area relevant to Alaska Native
Studies. Applicants with previous teaching experience and significant
experience with Alaska Native/Indigenous cultures and peoples are preferred.
This position will also contribute to the development of graduate instruction
in Indigenous Studies.
Title: Development Officer - American Indian College
Fund, Denver, CO
Deadline: open until filled.
Contact: Gina Del Castillo, Human Resource Manager,
Phone: (303) 426-8900
The Development Officer is responsible for fundraising activities in the
Individual Giving Department, with strong emphasis on major gifts and
planned giving. The position is responsible for planning, cultivating,
soliciting, and stewarding a portfolio of major gift donors and prospective
donors and is responsible for meeting annual revenue goals. This position
requires working in collaboration with other departments within the organization
with the goal of providing resources for programs that donors and the
American Indian College Fund find mutually beneficial. Significant travel
and working occasionally on evenings and weekends is required.
The American Indian College Fund, a national, non-profit organization
headquartered in Denver, Colorado, was created in 1989 to support the
nations tribal colleges.
Title: English Education Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate,
Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester
Deadline: open until filled.
Applicants are expected to have a background in the research of English
education and teaching and learning in English classrooms. Responsibilities
include teaching masters and doctoral courses in English education;
the candidate will also direct the secondary English certification programs.
Expertise in teaching academic writing at the masters and/or doctoral
level is desirable.
The candidate may also teach foundations of education courses and/or research
methods courses. We expect that candidates will be able to supervise doctoral
student research using a variety of research methods. Experience teaching
English courses in secondary schools, especially in urban settings, is
The position will begin fall 2009. Candidates should have an earned doctorate
by that time.
Title: Inclusive Education/Special Education Tenure-Track
Assistant/Associate, Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester
Deadline: open until filled.
We define inclusion as a commitment to the education of all students within
learning environments that value diversity and maintain high expectations
based on students individual strengths, needs, and interests. Inclusion
promotes and requires collaboration between school, family, and community
while providing students with disabilities and classroom teachers the
necessary supports and services. Applicants are expected to have a background
in research and practice in inclusion of students with disabilities across
educational contexts, and knowledge and experience within teacher preparation.
We expect candidates to be well grounded in the inclusion literature and
to be familiar with new interdisciplinary directions in the construction
Job responsibilities include teaching courses in inclusive practices and
teaching strategies, as well as collaborating with content area faculty
in supervising students who are pursuing dual certification in secondary
education and inclusive/special education. We expect that candidates will
be able to supervise doctoral student research using a variety of research
methods. Experience teaching students with disabilities preferred.
|Title: Urban Education Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate, Warner School
of Education at the University of Rochester
Deadline: open until filled.
Applicants are expected to have a background in research in urban education,
foundations in teaching and curriculum, and research in urban settings.
In addition to having a commitment to social and economic justice, the candidate
should have an in-depth understanding of the linkage between theory and
practice and of communicating the importance of this to the next generation
of teacher-leaders. Responsibilities include teaching masters and
doctoral courses in urban education and foundations in education; the candidate
may also teach courses dealing with diversity, and will direct the Urban
Teaching and Leadership program in collaboration with other Teaching and
Curriculum faculty members. We expect that candidates will be able to supervise
doctoral student research using a variety of research methods. Experience
teaching in urban settings is desirable.
Title: Tenure-Track Investigator, Embryonic Stem Cell
Deadline: Open until filled.
Contact: Dr. Trevor Archer, Chief, Laboratory of Molecular Carcinogenesis.
Website (s): http://www.training.nih.gov/
The Laboratory of Molecular Carcinogenesis is recruiting a Tenure-Track
Investigator - Embryonic Stem Cell Biologist with intellectual and research
strengths in, but not necessarily limited to, regulation of gene expression,
development, chromatin and epigenetics. The successful applicant will
be expected to establish a high-quality independent research program in
stem cell biology, relevant to cancer, within a group with diverse research
interests and backgrounds but focused upon the molecular and environmental
mechanisms of carcinogenesis. Excellent start-up funds, salary, and benefits
package will be provided. The applicant will have access to state-of-the-art
equipment and research core facilities at the NIEHS. Applicants should
have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent doctoral degree with 3 years of postdoctoral
research experience, and a strong publication record. Research experience
with cancer models is desirable but not mandatory. Time before tenure
review will be dependent upon qualifications and performance, not to exceed
Title: Assistant Professor of American Indian Studies
& Chicano Studies (Red# 158071)
Deadline: Open until filled
Contact: Lisa Benjamin
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
The American Indian Studies Dept. & the Chicano Studies Dept. at the
University of Minnesota have an opening for a shared tenure-track position.
The preferred area of specialty is "Indigenous Philosophies in the
Americas." Ideally we are looking for someone who can teach across
the curriculum in both departments.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in-hand by the start date of the appointment
(August 31, 2009), in American Indian Studies, Chicano Studies, Ethnic
Studies, American Studies, Women's Studies or related interdisciplinary
degree program; or in more traditional areas such as Anthropology, History,
Spanish, English, Rhetoric, Comparative Literature, Religious Studies,
Philosophy, Sociology, Psychology or similar disciplinary degree programs.
Title: Director of Northern Pueblos Institute, Northern
New Mexico College
Deadline: open until filled.
Contact: Northern New Mexico College
921 Paso de Onate, Espanola, NM 87532
Director develops community-based workshops and seminars in collaboration
with the NPI Advisory Committee and works closely with the Governors of
the Eight Northern Indian Pueblos Council, Inc (ENIPC), the NNMC Chair
of Humanities, Languages & Letters, Social Sciences, & HYPER Department,
and the Pueblo Indian Studies Advisory committee in carry out the other
responsibilities of the Institute.
Minimum Qualifications: PhD required, preferably in American Indian or
Native American Studies or related field with experience in developing
and teaching Pueblo Indian studies and native American or American Indian
studies; 3 years experience in organizational and community development;
leadership and PR skills; written and oral communication skills and successful
grant-writing skills; proposal writing and computer skills.
Desirable Qualification: Prior work experience with Pueblo communities;
working knowledge of Indigenous Language Certification requirements; familiarity
with AQIP requirements for college/university accreditation; experience
managing and expanding undergrad curriculum from AA degree to BA degree.
Salary Range: $50,000K- $60,000K
Title: Chief, Vasomotor Disorders Section, Laboratory
of Sensor motor Research, NEI
Contact: Mica Gordon, Executive Assistant
Office of the Scientific Director
National Eye Institute, Building 31, Room 6A22,
31 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892
The National Eye Institute (NEI) seeks an outstanding clinician scientist
for a tenured or tenure-track position as Chief, Vasomotor Disorders Section
in the Laboratory of Sensor motor Research (LSR) in the Division of Intramural
Research. This recruitment is directed towards clinicians with expertise
in central disorders that affect vision and/or eye movements (including
disorders of binocular function).
The Laboratory of Sensor motor Research is devoted to understanding the
organization of the brain related to the control of eye movements, visual
perception and their disorders. The Vasomotor Disorders Section Chief
is expected to create a vigorous research program dedicated to elucidating
the role played by these brain mechanisms in human disease, and to explore
treatments. The Chief will develop broad investigational plans, independently
and in collaboration with other NEI investigators and research scientists
in the United States and abroad. The Chief will examine and treat patients,
as well as design, implement and conduct research and clinical protocols.
An opportunity exists for the Section Chief to recruit staff and supervise
|Title: Ojibwe Language Coordinator
Location: District I Nay Ah Shing Schools
Reports To: Principal, Nay Ah Shing School System
Opening Date: January 29, 2009
Closing Date: February 11, 2009
The Ojibwe Language Coordinator is responsible for defining and implementing
program performance standards for the Nay Ah Shing School and working
with students, teachers, speakers and district coordinators to implement
Ojibwe Language Instruction for the complete Nay Ah Shing Ojibwe Language
program birth through grade 12.
- Loves children, can whole-heartedly engage in working with and for
- Five years experience teaching Ojibwe language.
- Fluent in the Ojibwe Language as determined by the Nay Ah Shing Elder
- Bachelors degree or willingness to take college classes toward
- Understands the relationship of the Ojibwe Language program to the
Mille Lacs Community values and supports the mission of both.
- Willingness to maintain a high level of competence, exercise discreet
judgment and honor confidentiality.
- Compliance with the Bands Drug & Alcohol policy.
- Compliance with the background check policy.
- Previous supervisory experience.
****Mille Lacs Band member/American Indian preference applies****
- Assists in understanding of Language performance standards and their
application in the classroom.
- Observes classrooms and provides feedback to appropriate administrators,
teachers and speakers to incorporate into teacher development plans.
- Participates in orientation and mentoring of new faculty. Prepares
training sessions for in-service. Participates as appropriate.
- Offers Ojibwe Language teaching ideas and alternatives to teachers
- Supervises Ojibwe Language staff, leading staff meetings, providing
schedules, work direction, performance appraisals and training as needed.
- Models teaching behavior and coaches speakers and teachers.
- Designs hands on curriculum in Ojibwe Language for incorporation into
the classroom for student development.
- Works with the Nay Ah Shing curriculum coordinator to integrate Ojibwe
language into curriculum.
- Coordinates with classroom teachers to incorporate Mille Lacs History
and Culture into curriculum at all levels.
- Works with students, coordinators, faculty and staff a minimum of
30 hours per week in Ojibwe Language, monitoring own programs for effectiveness.
- Models desired teacher behavior with students in actual classroom
- Assists teachers and staff in preparing and implementing improvement
plans for individual students who are having difficulty.
- Serves as an Ojibwe language program advocate within the Mille Lacs
community and government.
- Participates in Parent and community meetings, parent activity nights
and Elder Advisory meetings.
- Encourages Parents and Elders to volunteer.
- Conducts self-assessments for the program and uses information to
develop planned goals for the upcoming year.
- Presents program goals and progress toward goals to School Board as
Send resume and cover letter to:
Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Shannon Ramsey, Employment Specialist
43408 Oodena Drive
Onamia, MN 56359
|Title: Resident Assistant, American Indian Summer Program 2009
Deadline: Friday, May 1st, 2009
Contact: Yolanda Leon, Program Coordinator
Phone: (949) 824-0291
Website: www.airp.uci.edu & http://www.airp.uci.edu/files/aisps_staff_application09.doc
American Indian Summer Institute in Computer Science (AISICS) is a two-week
(Saturday, June 27 - Sunday, July 12) residential program where students
will work with professors, college students, and invited American Indian
community members to develop interactive story projects that combine computer
game technology with traditional American Indian culture. Students will
also participate in field trips, academic workshops, and other courses.
· Must have experience working with Native high school youth
· Must be able to take initiative, have excellent communication and
interpersonal skills, and an outgoing personality
· Must have the maturity and responsibility to oversee high school
· Must participate in ALL scheduled training sessions including CPR,
· Must go through TB testing and fingerprinting
· Must cultivate knowledge base of the American Indian Summer Programs
· Prior residence hall experience preferred
Compensation and Benefits
· Paid training (~$350)
· Approximately $2500 + housing and meals for the duration of the
· Transportation to activities and events for the duration of the
· Contacts with other American Indian organizations, staff, faculty,
graduate and professional programs as well as scholarship information
|Title: Two Vacancies with Agricultural Research Service-USDA
Deadline: February 23, 2009
Title I: Biological Science Laboratory Technician - Corn Insects & Crop
Location: Ames, Iowa
Title II: Biological Science Laboratory Technician - Plant Genetics Research
Location: St. Louis, Missouri, Metro Area