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Faculty Hiring

Formal Theory

The University of Michigan’s Department of Political Science invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure track position in the field of Formal Theory to begin September 1, 2019. We are especially interested in candidates with substantive interests in International Relations and/or Public Law, at the assistant professor rank.  This is a university year appointment. Promise of excellence in research and teaching is required. Application submission information available at Review of applications will begin September 1, 2018.

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.