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Applications must include cover letter, CV, statement of current and future research plans, writing sample(s), statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and evidence of teaching excellence (evaluations) and syllabi (if available). Please also be prepared to provide the names and contact information for three individuals to contact for confidential letters of reference. 

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Job Summary

The University of Michigan Interdisciplinary Program in Organizational Studies solicits applications for a tenure track assistant professorship position to begin September 1, 2020. This is a university-year appointment. Organizational Studies is a small (approximately 100 students) highly selective undergraduate major in the arts and sciences. We seek applications from a wide range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary backgrounds in the social sciences and professional fields. Joint appointments with other units at the university are possible. 

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.  The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by: 

  • Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences. 
  • Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.

Required Qualifications*

Candidates must demonstrate excellence in research and teaching related to organizational theory and behavior, broadly defined.

Desired Qualifications*

We especially seek applicants committed to undergraduate mentorship and innovative teaching methods.

Additional Information

The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (, and we encourage applications from candidates who will contribute to furthering these goals.

Background Screening

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 are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Contact Information

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Application Deadline

The deadline for receiving applications is October 1, 2019.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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