(9362) Director Job Req # 159145
Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Stephen C. Feinstein Chair in Holocaust and Genocide Studies
(endowed, tenured professorship)
College of Liberal Arts
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
The College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities invites applications for the position of Director of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies. The successful candidate also will hold the Stephen C. Feinstein Chair in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, a newly created endowed chair (tenured professorship) at the University of Minnesota.
The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies was founded in 1997 and has a broad mission to engage the study of genocides, other crimes against humanity, and human rights norms, both historically and in the present. It has been a focal point of activity for faculty, students, and staff across the disciplines at the University of Minnesota and a larger regional and national community. The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies has developed a major array of programs that involve outreach to K-12 teachers and others in Minnesota and the region; teaching undergraduate and graduate students; sponsorship of lectures conferences, and public programs; and scholarly research. We expect the director to maintain the broad mission and interdisciplinary character of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies.