Professor – Indigenous Studies (GEN 41039)

  • CompanyFanshawe
  • Job TypeEducation
  • Required Experience• Minimum 3 years’ experience and expertise in designing and delivering curriculum informed by Indigenous pedagogy required
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Education / Credentials• Post-secondary 3-year Bachelor’s degree in Indigenous Studies required
  • ResumeRequired
  • Cover LetterRequired
  • Application Deadline10/30/2023

Job Description

Professor – Indigenous Studies (GEN 41039)

School of Language and Liberal Studies

Faculty of Access, Language and Regional Campuses

Location: London

Employment Group: Faculty

Type of Position: Full-time

Hours of Work Per Week: 44

Closing Dates:

Internal Close – October 20, 2023

External Close – October 30, 2023

Working at Fanshawe College

Fanshawe College is committed to the principles of hybrid work and may offer this option to employees whose work can be performed in an alternate location, without adverse impact to the operations of the College, inclusive of our Student and Staff experience. Confirmation of hybrid work options available to you will be clarified upon hire and may be subject to change based on the duties required of your position. Successful candidates will be required to perform work within Ontario and must be available to work on campus, as required.

A full-time Professor at Fanshawe College is responsible for providing academic leadership and for developing an effective learning environment for students. The successful candidate will teach courses in the Indigenous Studies Program in the School of Language and Liberal Studies.


  • Combination of excellent leadership and teaching skills with a strong commitment to academic excellence and student success
  • Excellent communicator
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to relate effectively to a wide variety of learners from different backgrounds
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with various technologies
  • Related industry work experience
  • Previous post-secondary teaching experience (hybrid and/or online delivery) and knowledge of curriculum design and student evaluations are assets


  • Post-secondary 3-year Bachelor’s degree in Indigenous Studies required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education desirable
  • Master’s degree in Indigenous Studies, Aboriginal Education, or related area preferred
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience and expertise in designing and delivering curriculum informed by Indigenous pedagogy required
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered; preference will be given to applicants meeting the education requirements
  • Strong working experience working with Indigenous communities and organizations required
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of Indigenous holistic well being, values, worldview, cultural protocols and learning styles required
  • Experience in online and blended course development, design and delivery preferred
  • Preference for a candidate with a lived Indigenous student experience

Approximate Start Date: December 11, 2023

Salary: Determination of starting salaries is based on relevant teaching/occupational experience and relevant formal qualifications, supported with original transcripts from granting institutions. The salary scale is $73,079 to $126,689 along with a comprehensive benefit package.

Partial load or full-time academic staff presently employed with the College will be given first consideration in accordance with the Academic Collective Agreement.

While transcripts are not required for the interview, they are mandatory prior to any offer of employment.

How to Apply:

For more information and how to apply, please visit the Fanshawe College website at:

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be acknowledged.

Fanshawe College is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equity, value diversity, and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

Fanshawe College provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, the hiring manager and the Recruitment Coordinator leading the recruitment will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant’s accommodation needs.