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Job Posting: Indigenous Scholar Position At U. Manitoba

September 20, 2018

The Department of Community Health Sciences and Ongomiizwin Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing at the University of Manitoba invite applications from First Nations, Métis or Inuit scholars for a full-time tenured or tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

Start Date: January 1, 2019, or as soon as possible
Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Deadline: October 19, 2018


Community engagement is not a stand-alone activity but underpins every aspect of the research, education, and service activities at Ongomiizwin. The successful candidate will have demonstrated success in ethical Indigenous health research in the context of mutually respectful relationships with First Nations, Métis or Inuit communities, and the ability to critically self-reflect on the self-determination of Indigenous Peoples within the academic context.


  • This position includes the three academic pillars of research, teaching and service. 
  • Teaching experience would be a strong asset, as the position entails graduate and undergraduate instruction in Indigenous methods and methodologies, critical social science and Indigenous Health issues. 
  • Preference will be extended to candidates with demonstrated competence in teaching; 
  • Experience in leadership and mentorship in the areas of Indigenous student achievement and engagement; 
  • Ability to establish and active, independent externally-funded research program that aligns with current strategic priorities of Ongomiizwin; 
  • A strong publication record commensurate with career stage. 
  • Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in a critical social science discipline or equivalent in a related field.

Application Requirements:

The following documents should be provided to the Search Committee:

1) a letter of application;
2) a description of the applicant's research program and statement of how the program aligns with the strategic priorities of Ongomiizwin and CHS;
3) a teaching dossier;
4) a description of experience with community engagement;
5) a curriculum vitae; and
6) the names and contact information of three referees, one of whom must be a community partner.

Applications should be sent by email in a single pdf file to the Chair, Search Committee:
Dr. Sharon Bruce
Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
S113, Medical Services Building, 750 Bannatyne Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0W3

The deadline for receipt of applications is October 19, 2018. If necessary, the review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

For more information, visit the job posting here.

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