The following application materials are required: a letter of interest; a curriculum vitae; a statement of research and policy interests; a statement of teaching philosophy and experience; three letters of reference; and a statement describing how your work would contribute to the Ford School’s and University of Michigan’s strategic commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (fordschool.umich.edu/dei).
Interested applicants may upload their application materials to http://apply.interfolio.com/112650. This is an ongoing search. First consideration will be given to applications received by October 15, 2022, but applications will be considered until the position is filled.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University is supportive of the needs of dual career couples.
The University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in American Politics. We welcome applicants who have a PhD in Political Science or a related social science discipline and who conduct policy-relevant research on U.S. politics. We are particularly interested in candidates who focus on the politics of sustainability, urban and regional governance, and the implications of polarization on policymaking. Successful candidates must demonstrate a record of outstanding research; an ability and willingness to teach core and elective courses in undergraduate, Masters, and PhD degree programs in public policy; an ability to engage effectively with public policy; and a keen interest in interacting with students, faculty, staff, and policy practitioners in an interdisciplinary professional school environment. Candidates should combine relevant substantive expertise with strong interests in public policy.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.