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Assistant Professor in Indigenous Information Studies (Research Stream)

University of British Columbia, School of Information

University of British Columbia, School of Information

Application Deadline: April 15, 2024

The School of Information at the University of British Columbia seeks an innovative scholar and educator, with direct experience contributing to Indigenous information initiatives, to join the faculty. Candidates for this position should have a Ph.D. in Library & Information Studies, Indigenous studies, or a cognate area (e.g., Media Studies, Data Science, Human Geography, Human Computer Interaction, Interaction Design). Verifiable experience working on Indigenous-led information projects or programs (e.g., Indigenous data sovereignty; Indigenous/Tribal Librarianship; First Nations, Inuit, or Métis language stewardship; or repatriation initiatives), is required. The position will require subject expertise intertwined with the capacity to enliven this knowledge within classroom contexts. The holder of this position must be able to work with students and faculty from diverse backgrounds, who align with a multiplicity of knowledge traditions, and share an interest in learning about and contributing to Indigenous Information Studies.



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