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The University of Michigan’s Department of Political Science invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure track position for a scholar who studies World Politics/International Relations.

This position is at the assistant professor rank and is a university year appointment. It is anticipated to begin August 25, 2025. Promise of excellence in research and teaching is required.

Applicants should include the following applications 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, and a statement that demonstrates your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in academia. Applications should also submit three letters of recommendation. Information on our research initiatives and scholarly interest of current faculty can be found on the Department’s website: All applications must be submitted electronically to:

For full consideration, complete applications should be submitted by August 19, 2024.

Employment will require a criminal background check and candidates must meet all degree requirements prior to the start date of the position.

The University of Michigan is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse work culture that respects the rights of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, height, weight, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, or veteran status. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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