Assistant Professor (Global Indigenous Studies)

  • University of California, Irvine, Global & International Studies Department
  • University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
  • Oct 06, 2020
Full time   Anthropology & Sociology Geography Humanities: Other Other Professional fields

Job Description



The Department of Global and International Studies at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position. We are looking for outstanding scholars involved in critical, interdisciplinary and innovative approaches to global Indigenous issues. Applicants should address explicitly how global perspectives are deployed and/or local-global dimensions feature in their research. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in a relevant discipline in the social sciences or humanities. Candidates should have an outstanding record of research, publication, teaching and professional service.

The candidate will be participating in an innovative, transdisciplinary and diverse intellectual environment and developing curriculum around global theory, non-western epistemologies, and pressing regional and transnational issues manifesting in the lives and experiences of people. See department website at:


Application Details

Document requirements

Reference requirements

  • 3 letters of reference required

Completed applications must include: a cover letter highlighting qualifications, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching, statement of research, up to three publications, and three letters of reference by the deadline. A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion must also be included in the application materials.

Interested candidates should apply online at:
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2020, but the position will remain open until filled. If you have questions, please feel free to contact Department Chair, Eve Darian-Smith via email to

Preference may be given to those candidates who demonstrate a sustained commitment to advance equitable access to higher education, and who have performed public and university service that addresses the needs of underrepresented minority populations.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.


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