Indigenous Studies ‑ 10 month Limited Term

The Program in Indigenous Studies invites applications for a 10-month Limited Term Appointment Lecturer, effective August 1, 2021 to May 31, 2022. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will teach 2 sections of Mi’kmaw Language courses in the Fall and Winter term (INDG 2901 Mi’kmaw Language for Non-speakers 1; INDG 2902 Mi’kmaw Language for Non-speakers 2), plus one other course in Indigenous Studies, to be chosen collaboratively by the candidate and the Coordinator of the Indigenous Studies program. Possibilities include:

• INDG 1000 Introduction to the Territory of Mi’kma’ki
• INDG 1002 Introduction to Indigenous Studies
• INDG 3001 Indigenous Cultures & Urban Space
• INDG 4001 Treaty in Contemporary Society
• INDG 4002 Land, Territory, & Community

The successful candidate will have taught Mi’kmaw language before. Online teaching experience is an asset. The deadline for completed applications online is July 17, 2021.

Please submit:
     1) a cover letter detailing your connection to Mi’kmaw communities and your approach to teaching
         Mi’kmaw language;

     2) your resume/curriculum vitae;
     3) An example of your previous teaching work;
     4) contact information for two people who can speak to your language teaching work.

Please visit to apply for the position. Due to the pandemic, hard copy applications cannot be accepted.

Dalhousie University sits on the unceded traditional territory of the Mi’kmaq, and the university is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. Dalhousie encourages applications from First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

Established in 1818, Dalhousie is a leading research-intensive university, offering over 180 degree programs in 11 faculties. It is the largest university in Atlantic Canada and is located in the heart of Halifax, a scenic coastal city and capital of Nova Scotia, which is home to 13 Mi’kmaq First Nations, a deeply rooted African Canadian community, and an increasingly diverse population. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is a dynamic body of students, faculty, and staff arranged in more than twenty programs and departments, many offering graduate degrees. The Indigenous Studies program is a relatively new and expanding interdisciplinary program in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.