Five College Consortium campuses are hiring three faculty to join our vibrant Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS) intellectual community.

  • Five College Consortium
  • Amherst, Northampton, and South Hadley, MA
  • Aug 03, 2021
Full time Education

Job Description

We seek candidates with a demonstrated record of authentic engagement with Native American and Indigenous communities and a desire to contribute to NAIS activity across the Five Colleges.

The Department of History at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for an open-rank tenure-track position in Native American history; geographic region open. Areas of specialization may include environmental history and traditional ecological knowledge, material culture, Indigenous epistemologies, political systems and governance, colonization, disease, intercultural relations, women and gender, Atlantic or Pacific worlds, Indigenous borderlands.

The Environmental Science and Policy Program at Smith College invites applications for an open-rank tenure-track position. We seek a candidate who studies the environment and centers their teaching and research in Native American and Indigenous methodologies, themes, or narratives; the PhD can be in the natural or social sciences, humanities, or an interdisciplinary environmental field.

The Department of English at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for an open-rank tenure-track professor in its MFA program, who will teach Native American and Indigenous poetry courses, MFA workshops and seminars, and serve on MFA thesis committees. The successful candidate will hold an MFA or PhD in Creative Writing and will be expected to direct the MFA program in rotation with other faculty.

The Five College Consortium was established to promote the broad educational and cultural objectives of its member campuses: four private, residential liberal arts colleges and the flagship campus of the state university. These positions are supported in part by generous funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Additional information on Five College NAIS is available at