How to Apply
- Your qualifications and experiences relevant to the position;
- How you see yourself contributing to the programs and mission of the Stamps School;
- Your past experience and activities, and your future plans, to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion and to meet the educational needs and interests of a diverse community.
To become part of an exciting and ambitious academic vision, we are seeking qualified candidates for the following full-time 9-month tenure-track faculty positions, with a start date of September 1, 2017:
- Maintain a research and/or creative practice agenda commensurate with faculty rank.
- Teach four courses per academic year in area of expertise.
- Advise students and participate in student recruitment activities.
- Serve the School and University through participation in committees and faculty governance activities.
- An MDes or equivalent degree, with a PhD preferred.
- University-level teaching experience.
- A leader and visionary with the capacity to engage emerging fields and define new areas of inquiry.
- Industry experience in relevant areas.
- Demonstrated experience and commitment to research / creative work and/or teaching in an interdisciplinary manner with faculty, students, and professionals in other disciplines.
- A strong commitment to and experience working with socially-engaged / community-based practices and sustainable and resilient design practices.
- Demonstrated commitment to excellence by providing leadership in teaching, research, or service toward building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.
- Dedicated to working at the intersection of art and design pedagogy with the ability to extend one’s practice beyond a primary area of specialization.
- Well prepared to teach in a developmental way across the curricula and to both undergraduate and graduate students.
The University of Michigan is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse work culture that respects the rights and dignity 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. Information on the University’s Family Friendly policies, programs, services and benefits for faculty can be found at http://www.provost.umich.edu/faculty/family
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.