The University of Arizona

The Indigenous Resilience Center is supported by the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice. It aims to position the University of Arizona as a world leader in Indigenous resilience research, education, and outreach. Dr. Karletta Chief (Diné), Director of the Indigenous Resilience Center, explains, “The Indigenous Resilience Center is the University of Arizona’s commitment to giving back to local tribes who have stewarded this land for millennia. Tribes have endured and sacrificed so much in terms of land loss and social and environmental impacts, much at the hand of the United States. Universities have benefited from this through their physical infrastructure and have a responsibility to be a bridge — to ethically address the challenges those communities face in ways that build trust and transparency.”

Jan 11, 2023
Full time
$63,000 yearly
The University of Arizona Tucson, AZ, USA
Position Highlights: The University of Arizona's Indigenous Resilience Center in collaboration with the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Sociological Studies in the College of Education is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate I position on Indigenous Education within the Native FEWS Alliance. This position would begin as of January 2023. This is a year-to-year appointment, contingent upon funding and performance. The Native FEWS Alliance aims to significantly broaden the participation of Native American and underrepresented students in Food, Energy, and Water Systems (FEWS) education and careers to address critical challenges facing their communities. To support this aim, the Alliance brings together Indigenous and non-Indigenous scholars from a wide range of disciplines and institutions to design and deploy place-based and experiential learning curricula that combine Indigenous ways of knowing with physical sciences and engineering methodologies. To address...