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Director of Judaic Studies

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To be considered for this position, candidates should apply online at http://employment.unl.edu, requisition #F_160185, and complete the Faculty/Academic Administrative form. Application materials should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae with a full list of publications, the names of three references, and brief research, teaching and administrative statements. Inquiries regarding the position or the application process should be directed to: JSDirectorSearch@unl.edu, or Judaic Studies Search Committee Chair, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1223 Oldfather Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0312 (Fax: 402-472-1123). Screening of applicants will begin on November 1, 2016; however, the search will continue until a suitable candidate is found. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Director of Judaic Studies
Department/College/Unit College of Arts & Sciences-0906
Requisition Number F_160185
Posting Open Date 08/22/2016
Application Review Date:
(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)
11/01/2016
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

We are seeking faculty members at the associate to full professor level who have active scholarship or creative activity in Jewish studies. Field of expertise is open within the social sciences and humanities. The tenure home will be within the College of Arts and Sciences. The Director will provide leadership and administrative oversight for the Norman and Bernice Harris Center for Judaic Studies and foster the full potential of the Center through innovative collaboration within UNL and outreach to the Lincoln and Omaha communities. Additional duties include teaching, service and research responsibilities.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Faculty members at the associate to full professor level who have active scholarship or creative activity in Jewish studies with the field of expertise open within the social sciences and humanities; a Ph.D. or equivalent in the social sciences or humanities with expertise in Jewish studies; a distinguished record of teaching, scholarship, and service; and a vision for enhancing the research and educational programs of the Center. Requirements also include excellent communication skills, both oral and written; evidence of community engagement; demonstrable leadership ability; and an interest in working with the University Foundation, donors, and alumni to support fundraising.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer at least two years of experience in program development and budget planning.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required
Criminal History Background Check Required No
Posted Salary
How to Apply

To be considered for this position, candidates should apply online at http://employment.unl.edu, requisition #F_160185, and complete the Faculty/Academic Administrative form. Application materials should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae with a full list of publications, the names of three references, and brief research, teaching and administrative statements. Inquiries regarding the position or the application process should be directed to: JSDirectorSearch@unl.edu, or Judaic Studies Search Committee Chair, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1223 Oldfather Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0312 (Fax: 402-472-1123). Screening of applicants will begin on November 1, 2016; however, the search will continue until a suitable candidate is found. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

JSDirectorSearch@unl.edu

Job Category
Job Category (old) Faculty Tenure/Tenure Leading
Job Type 9 Month
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
If Temporary, indicate end date
Planned Hire Date 8/14/2017
Appointment End Date 12/31/9999

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References
  4. Other Document
Optional Documents