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How to Apply

Interested applicants may upload their application materials to: The following application materials are required: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching philosophy, and a statement describing how your work contributes to the Ford School’s and University of Michigan’s strategic commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (

Job Summary

The University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy invites behavioral scientists to apply for a tenured faculty position at the associate or full professor rank. Senior scholars from a range of disciplines are invited to apply, including behavioral economics, judgment and decision-making, social psychology, developmental psychology, and organizational behavior. Successful candidates must demonstrate outstanding research credentials; engagement with public policy; ability and willingness to teach core and elective courses in undergraduate, master and PhD degree programs in public policy; and a keen interest in interacting with students, faculty, and policy practitioners in a multi-disciplinary professional school environment. Candidates should combine relevant substantive expertise with strong interests in public policy.

Joint appointments or affiliations with other departments, schools, or colleges are possible. This is a university-year appointment and begins on September 1, 2019.  First consideration will be given to applications received by December 1, 2018, but applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Additional Information

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University is supportive of the needs of dual career couples.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.