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Historian of Indigenous North America, Open Rank

17 June 2022

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The successful candidate must have research and teaching interests in and engagement with Indigenous knowledges and perspectives and a demonstrable history of community involvement, including lived experience or collaborative partnerships with First Nations, Inuit, Métis, or other Indigenous communities and organizations in North America. [...] In accordance with the History Department’s commitment to abide by the call of SFU’s Aboriginal Reconciliation Committee “to foster the development of Indigenous perspectives, knowledge, and methods” and pursuant to Section 42 of the B. [...] Human Rights Code, preference will be given to equity-deserving candidates who will bring to their research and teaching the perspective that comes from the experiences of those underrepresented in higher education, and particularly the experiences of Indigenous peoples. [...] ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY The Department of History is one of the 28 Departments and Programs within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. [...] The Department provides courses that introduce undergraduate students to major world regions and cultures, to historical periods, and to social, political, cultural, and economic themes, and is deeply committed to encouraging students to practice historical thinking and awareness of different times, cultures, and politics as instruments of responsible engagement with the world today.

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