Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) - Indigenous Art and Community Engagement
NSCAD University

NSCAD University invites applications for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Art and Community Engagment. NSCAD University is in Mi'kmaq'ki, on the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi'kmaq Nation. NSCAD University has committed to reconciliation and to establishing ongoing relationships with Indigenous peoples. NSCAD seeks an innovative, world-class researcher whose accomplishments have made a major impact in the field of Indigenous Art and Community Engagement and establishes new Indigenous art-based research and methodologies.

The candidate will hold knowledge and expertise in one or several of the following areas in relation to Indigenous art research and/or making: relationships to land, knowledge transmission and cultural production; Indigenous resistance, resilience and resurgence; nationhood and sovereignty; Indigenous curatorial practice and museum representation; performance and/or visual culture pedagogies; Indigenous aesthetics; community consultation and activation; community collaboration; treaty relationships; anti-colonial and decolonizing theories and practices; Indigenous epistemologies, and ontologies, theories and methodologies.

APPLICATION DEADLINE is September 27, 2018.

To view the entire ad please click here: NSCAD University - Canada Research Chair_SAC.pdf

All applications must be submitted as attachments to an email sent to

Questions regarding the position can be addressed to Dr. Ann-Barbara Graff, Vice-President (Academic & Research) at the address above.