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Two-year Postdoc Position at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan (full-time, benefits-eligible)

  • 1.  Two-year Postdoc Position at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan (full-time, benefits-eligible)

    Posted 04-27-2024 20:25

    Dear all,


    I am hiring! Join us to examine societal challenges at the intersection of inequality and environmental sustainability involving Indigenous peoples in Canada and worldwide.


    Scope of work:

    The postdoc fellow is expected to get involved in the research project – literature reviews; collecting archival data; conducting interviews with Indigenous leaders, elders, knowledge keepers in Indigenous communities; analyzing and interpreting data; and writing research and practice papers. You will be working under the guidance of Dr. Grace Fan (Faculty of Management at UBC Okanagan). You will have opportunity to learn from scholars specializing in organization theory, anthropology, and Indigenous studies, as well as to learn from Indigenous communities in Canada and worldwide (Indigenous leaders, elders, knowledge keepers and youth leaders).



    • A Ph.D. degree in organization theory, management, environmental sustainability, Indigenous studies, and/or relevant disciplines
    • Expertise in qualitative research methodology
    • Solid research potential demonstrated by the ability to publish in high impact peer-reviewed journals
    • Ability to work independently while participating collaboratively in a multidisciplinary research team
    • Critical thinking
    • Excellent proven relationship-building skills as the project involves working directly with Indigenous communities
    • Knowledge in Indigenous scholarship and/or frameworks (e.g. Two-Eyed Seeing, peoplehood, ethical space, resurgence literature, etc.) highly desirable


    Salary: $50k per annum (two-year full time)


    Application process:

    Applications should include:

    • An updated CV including the names of three references
    • A statement of interest in the research program
    • A sample publication or working paper


    Application deadline: May 31, 2024

    The desired start date is as soon as July 01, 2024 with later start dates negotiable.
    To apply,
    click here



    limləmt | Thank you



    Grace H. Fan, PhD (she/her)


    Respectfully acknowledging that I live and work in the unceded and ancestral territory of the Syilx Nation. 

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