JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Northwestern University

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Institute for Policy Research
Assistant Professor of Native American and Indigenous Studies

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454753
Date Posted: 11/11/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Native American and Indigenous Studies
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Evanston, Illinois, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
I3 -- Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
H8 -- Miscellaneous Issues
Social Policy
Salary Range: negotiable
Full Text of JOE Listing:

As part of Northwestern University’s Indigenous Studies Research Initiative, the Institute for Policy Research invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Native American and Indigenous Studies. We seek a scholar who studies social disparities as they pertain to indigenous people, particularly, but not limited to, the native peoples of North America. This person will be jointly appointed between the Institute for Policy Research and an appropriate social science-related unit, and will work closely with Northwestern undergraduates and graduate students. Scholars with backgrounds in anthropology, communications, economics, education, law, political science, psychology, public health, sociology, statistics, and other related fields are encouraged to apply. Candidates must have completed all degree requirements for a PhD before September 1, 2016. We welcome applications from both newly-minted PhDs and senior assistant professor candidates.

For more information about the Institute for Policy Research and to apply, visit

Applications will be accepted online only. Application materials include a cover letter, CV, a writing sample of approximately 25 pages, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and between three and five letters of reference. The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and the search will remain open until an offer is accepted. Only complete applications, including letters of reference, will be considered. Inquiries about the search may be sent to

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Link