Position Announcement

raymond hames (rhames@UNLINFO.UNL.EDU)
Fri, 3 Mar 1995 08:09:10 -0600

[Note: copies of the following ad have appeared in Anthropology
Newsletter, Chronicle for Higher Education, and Science among others]

Those interested may respond directly to me:

Raymond Hames rhames@unlinfo.unl.edu
Anthropology Department
University of Nebraska


The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) invites
applications and nominations for Director, University
of Nebraska State Museum. The University of Nebraska State
Museum is a natural history museum with a staff of 60 people, a budget
of two million, and research collections numbering approximately 14
million specimens. The Museum includes facilities in Lincoln,
the Trailside Museum at Fort Robinson and Ashfall Fossil Beds
State Park.

Reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Research, the
successful candidate will have primary leadership and
fiscal responsibility in furthering the mission of the
Museum in research, teaching, and public service.
Candidates for the position must possess an earned
doctorate in science or other appropriate academic
discipline, have a record of scholarly achievement and
experience in management and administration, and
faculty credentials consistent with those of a tenured
full professor.

This position is also responsible for the vigorous
pursuit of extramural funding to support Museum
research and public outreach activities. The Director
works with non-university groups and individuals to
develop statewide support for the Museum.

The Director of the University of Nebraska State Museum
will work in cooperation with the Friends of the State
Museum, Friends of the Trailside Museum, Friends at
Ashfall, the University of Nebraska Foundation, the
Director of the Museum Studies Program and the Dean of
Graduate Studies and other external constituencies.
The Director also cooperates with the academic units
and university administrators in carrying out the
mission of the Museum.

Screening of applications will begin on March 15, 1995.
Persons interested in becoming a candidate should
forward a letter of interest, an up-to-date vita and
the names and addresses of five references. References
will not be contacted without prior approval of the
candidate. Nominations and applications should be sent
Professor Raymond B. Hames, Chair
UN State Museum Director Search Advisory Committee
302 Administration Building - University of Nebraska-
Lincoln, Nebraska 68588-0433
Telephone: 402/472-2411 FAX: 402/472-9642

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is committed to a
pluralistic campus community through Affirmative Action
and Equal Opportunity and is responsive to the needs of
dual career couples. We assure reasonable
accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities
Act. Contact Raymond B. Hames at the above address for
more information.