Research Historian

Job description

Clemson University



Job ID: 105540

Location: Clemson University

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Temporary - Time Limited


JOB SUMMARY:

Clemson University's Woodland Cemetery Department is looking for a Research Historian to fulfill the following duties:

  • This position would be responsible for research in support and collaboration with the postdoc historian and research team.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


JOB DUTIES:
40% - Essential - In collaboration with the research team, engage in archival and primary source research and in oral history research, in conjunction with the ongoing research needs in the cemetery project, including the African American Burial Ground. Coordinates, plans, designs, and executes research activities. Establishes priorities and maintains project deadlines for successful completion.

35% - Essential - Coordinates with the community engagement team and with digital communications to provide information to aid efforts in community engagement, including conducting research and creating ongoing content for the project website (www.clemson.edu/cemetery) and social media sites. Coordinates with temporary personnel affiliated or associated with the research component of the project, such as postdoctoral fellows or undergraduate/graduate students/interns/volunteers.

25% - Essential - Maintains scholarly affiliations and activities and engages in the activities of various professional organizations to ensure solidity of networks, and best professional practices, benchmarking against peer institutions.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education – Ph.D. in History (or Related Field in Humanities)
Work Experience – 3+ years of Post-Doctoral Research Experience in US History or Related Field


PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

Education – Ph.D. in History, with concentration in US history, or related field in the humanities; familiarity with, and knowledge of, digital methods; advanced assistant professor or associate professor if candidate has academic rank

Work Experience – Some university history research experience preferred.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

JOB KNOWLEDGE
Firm Job Knowledge - Firm working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
No Supervisory Duties - Not responsible for supervising employees.

BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES
No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

No Physical Requirements


WORKING CONDITIONS:

No Working Conditions


WORK SCHEDULE:

Standard Hrs: 37.5; Salary Band 04: $ 27,527.00 - $ 55,000.00


JOB LOCATION:

Clemson, SC


APPLICATION DEADLINE:

July 31, 2021


CLOSING STATEMENT:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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Job No:
Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 8/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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