Michigan State University actively strives for inclusive excellence by promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion across its core missions.
The College of Social Science at Michigan State University invites application for two 9-month tenure-system Full Professor positions in the Dean’s Distinguished Senior Scholars Program, with an ideal start date of August 16, 2023. This program is a major College initiative aimed at promoting an inclusive scholarly environment in which exceptional senior faculty bring distinction to Michigan State University, enhance the College of Social Science’s standing, and support the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the academy. Successful candidates must have a record of excellence in research and scholarship, teaching and mentoring, and service and outreach/engagement that aligns with College expectations for a Full Professor. A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in these domains, particularly scholarship and mentoring, must be apparent. A Ph.D. in the social sciences is required; successful candidates will be appointed in their relevant discipline or field in the College of Social Science. The College of Social Science is home to the following disciplines/fields Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography, History, Human Development and Family Studies, Human Resources and Labor Relations, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, and Urban Planning.
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Doctorate -Social Science
Successful candidates must have a record of excellence in research and scholarship, teaching and mentoring, and service and outreach/engagement that aligns with College expectations for a Full Professor. A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in these domains, particularly scholarship and mentoring, must be apparent. A Ph.D. in the social sciences is required
Required Application Materials
To apply, please submit:
a letter of application that identifies the unit in which the applicant seeks appointment;
a curriculum vitae;
a statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion in research and scholarly contributions, teaching and mentoring, and service and outreach/engagement; and
names and contact information for 3 references.
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Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning October 11, 2022 and will continue until the positions are filled. Applications will not be reviewed until all materials are submitted. Electronic submission is required through the MSU Applicant Page (MAP) at careers.msu.edu, posting #819024. Inquiries may be directed to the Acting Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Dr. Carole Gibbs at email@example.com
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