The Department of History, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, invites applications for the position of Historian of Universities and Power(open rank) to begin in fall semester 2021. This search is open as to geographical area. The department seeks scholars whose work investigates how institutions, particularly institutions of higher education, are imbricated in the reproduction of social power and inequality in communities and regions. The successful candidate will conduct research on the history of the University of Minnesota in relation to communities and organizations within Minnesota, working in close collaboration with archives at the University Libraries. We are particularly interested in scholars whose research has the potential to enter into conversation with other historical fields of social and cultural history that are represented in the department, including but not limited to the social and cultural histories of race, gender and sexuality, indigeneity, legal history, colonialism, empire, capitalism, and migration.