Assistant Professor-Human Rights and International Law

The Department of Political Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in International Relations with a focus on Human Rights and International Law, starting in August 2010. Qualifications include the ability to teach in Human Rights, International Law, and International Relations at the undergraduate and graduate levels, an active research program, and a Ph.D. or equivalent in political science or related field completed by August 2010. Candidates are especially encouraged if they can contribute to Political Science's conflict and human rights area of excellence, the university's interdisciplinary Human Rights and Human Diversity Program and Transitional Justice Project. Standard teaching load is four courses per year. Salary and fringe benefits are competitive. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has an active National Science Foundation ADVANCE gender equity program, and is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers. Interested applicants must first go to the website requisition 090526 and complete the Faculty/Administrative Information Form before sending a letter of intent, vita, evidence of teaching potential, and three letters of references to Chair, Human Rights Search Committee, Department of Political Science, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588-0328. To assure full consideration, applications should be received by October 15, 2009