The Institute On Governance (IOG), in collaboration with the Office of the Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-status Indians, is seeking papers for its policy research series on issues affecting Métis, non-status Indians and other Aboriginal peoples residing off-reserve. Papers should be policy relevant while also meeting the standards of university-level scholarship. The deadline for submissions is September 30, 2009. 

Details are presented in the call for papers available at the IOG website:

Community, Culture, and Global Studies
Post Doctoral Fellow - History of Métis in BC

UBC Okanagan¹s Community, Culture, and Global Studies Unit is currently seeking to fill a full time Post Doctoral position focused on the history of Métis in BC. The successful candidate will join an existing team of researchers working in a public history context, in association with the Métis Nation of British Columbia.

Qualifications: A completed PhD (within the last three years) in history or historical geography (or other pertinent discipline), knowledge of the area, a strong research record, and exceptional communication skills.

Interested applicants should send application documents (cover letter, CV, and the names of two references) in electronic format using WORD or pdf files to or send documents via mail to:

Mike Evans
Community, Culture and Global Studies,
University of British Columbia Okanagan
3333 University Way
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7, Canada

For more information regarding the position contact: