Assistant Professor of History

University of Nebraska at Kearney
March 20, 2023
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Position Information

Working Title Assistant Professor of History

Brief Summary of Job Description

The Department of History at the University of Nebraska at Kearney invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to contribute to the university's growing undergraduate and graduate programs in public history. The faculty member will join a vibrant department that values public scholarship and community engagement in consideration for promotion and tenure. They will be expected to contribute towards the department's existing relationships with local, state, and regional public history organizations, and to collaborate with faculty colleagues and community partners on public projects.

Job Duties

The faculty member will teach courses in the undergraduate public history minor and online MA in Public History, as well as graduate and undergraduate courses in their area(s) of topical specialization. They will also mentor undergraduate and graduate research, engage in scholarly activity, develop new public history initiatives, and provide service to the department, university, community, and profession.

Required Qualifications

PhD in Public History or History with an emphasis in public history. Applicants who are ABD and near completion of their degree will also be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

Complementary specializations in public history, which may include digital history, material culture, historic preservation, museums studies, or a related discipline.

Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in 19th Century US and/or African American history.

A record of public and/or digital scholarship and service in collaboration with diverse community stakeholders.

Training and experience in online teaching.

Ability to supervise undergraduate and graduate student internships.

Experience in fundraising and grant writing.

Publications in area(s) of specialization.

Physical Demands Desired Start Date 08/14/2023 Is this position temporary? No Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicant Special Conditions for Eligibility

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F20230003P

Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Application Review Date: Initial application review will begin on this date. Applications received prior to this date will be considered. Applications received after the review date may be considered. 03/20/2023 For questions regarding the online application process, please contact:

308-865-8516 or [email protected]

For questions regarding the position, please contact: Will Stoutamire [email protected] 308-865-8263

Budget Information

Budget Summary

Benefits Eligible 100%

If eligible click this link for a full explanation of benefits: UNK Benefits Summary Page

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Recommendation-1
  • Letter of Recommendation-2
  • Letter of Recommendation-3
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