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Open Rank, Tenure-track/Tenured Position in Higher Education Policy
The School of Education at the University of Michigan seeks colleagues for a tenure-track appointment (open rank) in the graduate programs in Higher Education in the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education.
The school plans to fill the position with a start date of September 2022 or January 2023 and seeks applications from policy scholars with a strong focus on diversity, equity, justice, and inclusion situated in one or more of the following research areas: access, choice, and/or enrollment in postsecondary education; postsecondary outcomes; state or federal policy. Scholars utilizing critical perspectives and mixed methods in their research and teaching are particularly welcome.

Regardless of area, the school seeks applications from scholars who can build on their expertise to play a major role in the creation and use of scholarship in higher education, who have strong methodological training in quantitative methods, who can teach courses in areas of need, and who seek to influence institutional, national, and international policies and practices that will improve higher education. Such a colleague will contribute to achieving the Center’s potential and vision, and will uphold high standards for research, teaching, and service to the profession. Toward this end, we seek an individual with a passion for contributing to the betterment of society through education, and with innovative ideas about how graduate education and research can help postsecondary education meet contemporary challenges.

The appointment will be for the regular nine-month academic year with possible additional remuneration for administrative duties.

Salaries at the University of Michigan compare favorably with those at other leading institutions of higher education. The

University of Michigan offers extensive family-friendly policies for faculty and liberal benefits, including a retirement plan, and group health, dental, and life insurance plans.

To apply for this position, visit: https://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/207619/tenure-tracktenured-faculty-position-higher-education
Position: Open Rank, Tenure-track/Tenured Position in Higher Education Policy
Organization: University of Michigan
Location: Ann Arbor,  MI 
United States
Salary: negotiated based on the candidate’s experience and qualifications.
Posting Start Date: 11/18/2021
Date Posted: 11/18/2021
Requirements Candidates should:
  • have a track record of outstanding scholarship in a discipline or professional field that contributes to the scholarly study of policy in postsecondary education. The appointment may be at the rank of assistant professor (tenure track); or associate or full professor (with tenure).

Candidates for associate or full professor should:
  • be nationally recognized scholars with a strong record of empirical policy studies and grants in higher education.

Candidates at the assistant professor level should have:
  • outstanding potential and a defined policy research agenda related to higher education.

At all levels:
  • demonstrated teaching ability
  • strong methodological skills
  • desire to develop sponsored research
  • Prior administrative or public policy experience in higher education is also highly desirable.

Successful candidates will have:
  • A doctorate in higher education, education, or a related social science field
  • A strong record of research in one or more of the desired specialization areas
  • Experience teaching at the master’s and/or doctoral levels
  • An established program of research and publication in policy research
  • A track record of developing and securing grants to support research, or the promise of developing such a track record
  • A strong interest in advising and mentoring graduate students
Status: This listing expires on: 1/17/2022
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University of Michigan

Ann Arbor,  MI 48109
United States
(734) 647-1979

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