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Faculty Hiring

American Political Institutions

The University of Michigan’s Department of Political Science invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure track position in the field of American Political Institutions to begin September 1, 2018. We are especially interested in candidates at the assistant professor rank. This is a university year appointment. Promise of excellence in research and teaching is required. Application review will begin September 1, 2017.

Applicants should include the following application materials in PDF format: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a concise statement describing current and future plans for research, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence (if any), writing samples, graduate transcripts (for entry-level candidates), and a statement of activities contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion in academia. Applications should also submit three letters of recommendation.

The University of Michigan is an AA/EO employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University is supportive of the needs of dual career couples.