Website University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

The University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy invites applications for a tenured position in International Policy, especially at the rank of full professor. We welcome a broad range of applicants who have a PhD in Political Science, Public Policy, Economics, or Sociology who conduct policy-relevant research on international institutions.  Examples of topical focus include (but are not limited to) sustainability, migration, conflict, or global or regional collaboration. Successful candidates must demonstrate a record of outstanding research impact; ability and willingness to teach core and elective courses in undergraduate, master and PhD degree programs in public policy; effective public and policy engagement; 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. A demonstrated record of leadership in an academic or policy setting is a plus.

The following application materials are required: a letter of interest; curriculum vitae; a statement of research and policy interests; a statement of teaching experience and philosophy; the names of three references; 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 (

Interested applicants may upload their application materials to This is an ongoing search. First consideration will be given to applications received by October 1, 2024, but applications will be considered until the position is filled.

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.

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