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Assistant Professor of Sociology and Ethnic Studies

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Click “Apply for this Job” and complete the Faculty/Academic Administrative Form. Attach the following: 1) a cover letter addressed to Prof. Regina Werum, Search Committee Chair, with a detailed description of how your research and teaching interests match the job description and department needs, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) research and teaching statements and 4) a sample publication. You may need to combine documents when uploading. You will also need to have three references send letters to socsearch2017@unl.edu, addressed to Prof. Regina Werum. 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/noticenondiscrimination.

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Assistant Professor of Sociology and Ethnic Studies
Department/College/Unit Sociology-1095
Requisition Number F_170075
Posting Open Date 08/22/2017
Application Review Date:
(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)
10/16/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

The Sociology Department and the Institute for Ethnic Studies (IES) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a focus on Latina/o immigration, as part of a cluster hire, to begin August 2018. This position will have Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) apportionments of .60 Sociology and .40 Institute for Ethnic Studies. Qualifications include a PhD or equivalent in Sociology or a related field and a record of achievement in scholarship. Ideally, candidates will have strengths in demography or health disparities and will show potential to complement Sociology Department teaching and research strengths in families, health, inequality, social networks, or research methods. Applicants interested in applying their expertise to immigration in the Midwest and Great Plains are especially encouraged to apply. Responsibilities include maintaining an active program of research and contributing to the teaching and engagement missions of both units. We are strongly committed to diversity and inclusion. Thus, we actively encourage applicants from groups underrepresented in higher education.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Qualifications include a PhD or equivalent in sociology or a related field and a record of achievement in scholarship.

Preferred Qualifications

Ideally, candidates will have strengths in demography or health disparities and will show potential to complement Sociology Department teaching and research strengths in families, health, inequality, social networks, or research methods. Applicants interested in applying their expertise to immigration in the Midwest and Great Plains are especially encouraged to apply.

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/Academic Administrative Form. Attach the following: 1) a cover letter addressed to Prof. Regina Werum, Search Committee Chair, with a detailed description of how your research and teaching interests match the job description and department needs, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) research and teaching statements and 4) a sample publication. You may need to combine documents when uploading. You will also need to have three references send letters to socsearch2017@unl.edu, addressed to Prof. Regina Werum.

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/noticenondiscrimination.

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For further information email socsearch2017@unl.edu or call Lori Ratzlaff at 402-472-3631.

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 August 13, 2018
Appointment End Date

Supplemental Questions

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other Document
Optional Documents