Research Assistant Professor

University of Nebaraska-Lincoln
November 15, 2023
Offerd Salary:$60,000-$70,000
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Working Title Research Assistant Professor

Department History-1087 Requisition Number F230141 Posting Open Date 08/23/2023 Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date) 11/15/2023 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Description of Work

The Department of History at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) seeks a specialist in U.S. Law and Race to be appointed as the Mellon Research Assistant Professor, a 12-month position beginning August 15, 2024. The appointment is for two years with the potential, based on performance, for conversion into a tenure-leading appointment.

Candidates should review the background on the initiative here and can review a full description of responsibilities in the job posting. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The salary range for this position is $60,000-$70,000 with benefits.

The Mellon Research Assistant Professor will:

  • Conduct independent research in U.S Law and Race in support of UNL's “U.S. Law and Race Initiative."
  • Teach one course in the proposed curriculum each year.
  • Participate actively in the initiative's core faculty governing group.
  • Coordinate and advance research with community partners.
  • Support the development of an open educational resource (OER) in partnership with faculty and the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities.
  • Help coordinate the U.S. Law and Race graduate fellows program.
  • The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to achieve a working and learning environment that is open to all people. Diversity is the hallmark of great institutions of learning and has long been one of the strengths of our society. Dignity and respect for all in the UNL community are the responsibility of each individual member of the community. The realization of that responsibility across the campus is critical to UNL's success.

    As an EO/AA employer, the University of Nebraska considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See https: // www. nondiscrimination.

    Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in History or a relevant humanities or humanistic social science discipline related to U.S. Law and Race. The Ph.D. must be completed by August 14, 2024.
  • Demonstrated record of scholarship and training in U.S. History.
  • Teaching record supporting the ability to offer courses in U.S. History at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in research, teaching, curricular development in U.S. Law and Race.
  • Expertise in digital history, and/or community engaged partnerships are especially welcome to apply.
  • Work Location (City, State) Lincoln, Nebraska Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required Criminal History Background Check Required No Posted Salary How to Apply

    Click “Apply for this Job” and complete the Faculty/Administrative Information form. Attach the following documents:

  • Letter of interest.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • In addition, we are requesting three (3) reference letters to be sent to the chair of the search committee, William G. Thomas III at [email protected] with the subject line “MellonRAP.”

    For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

    Carolyn Kollmann [email protected]

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