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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor with a research emphasis in social networks.  Field of expertise is open within the social sciences.  Candidates should have demonstrated potential for excellence in research and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. Preference will be given to candidates whose program of scholarship has a well-developed emphasis on social networks and who demonstrate potential for obtaining extramural funding. PhD required by the August 2013 start date for this position.   The participating departments seek specialists who would complement department areas of strength while contributing to interdisciplinary social network research.

Applicants should go to requisition #120672 and complete the Faculty/Academic Administrative Form. Second, applicants should send an email to [log in to unmask] with the following attachments: (1) a cover letter to the Search Committee, addressing the candidate’s match with the position,  (2) Curriculum Vitae, (3) up to three writing samples, and (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness. Third, applicants should request three references to send letters of recommendation electronically to [log in to unmask] Inquiries may be made to Dawn O. Braithwaite, Chair, Department of Communication Studies ([log in to unmask]) or Julia McQuillan, Chair, Department of Sociology ([log in to unmask]).

Review of applications will begin September 21, 2012 and continue until suitable candidates are found. The University of Nebraska has an active NSF ADVANCE gender equity program, and is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers. For further information email [log in to unmask] or call Joleen Deats at 402-472-3631

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