The Center for Integrative Studies in the Arts and Humanities at Michigan State University is currently establishing a pool of fixed term Assistant Professors and/or Instructors. These positions will be part-time in Fall and Spring semester, or full-time for Fall semester only, on an as-needed basis.
Applicants in this pool are reviewed when the center has an immediate need to fill a vacancy as needed within two years to begin as early as August 16, 2018.
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses on contemporary topics in the arts and humanities offered by the Center for Integrative Studies in the Arts and Humanities (IAH).
Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with the uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world. MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting college.
The College of Arts & Letters promotes that an academic and organizational culture, which actively seeks out and strengthens diverse voices and perspectives among its members, results in true excellence. We are an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. The College of Arts & Letters is interested in candidates of all backgrounds who are committed to the principle that intellectual leadership is achieved through open access and pro-active inclusion.
Center for Integrative Studies in the Arts and Humanities has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and encourages candidates from underrepresented groups including the LGBTQIA community. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College of Arts & Letters’ distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and values diversity and inclusion as essential to achieving excellence.
MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.
Doctorate -Humanities or related fields
MA, MFA or Ph.D. humanities or related fields.
Two-years of experience teaching in the Humanities at the college level
Required Application Materials
Current curriculum vitae
A statement of teaching philosophy that highlights your alignment with some of our desired qualifications
A summary of your experience with diversity in the classroom and/or in your past or planned research endeavors, any experience mentoring diverse students or community outreach initiatives, and an explanation of how you will advance our goals of inclusive excellence
Three letters of reference
Applications must be submitted electronically to the Michigan State University Human Resources web site http://careers.msu.edu/
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.
For more information, contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Bethany Judge, Judgebe@msu.edu or 517-355-0366.
Internal Number: 507213
About Michigan State University
Spartans work every day to advance the common good in uncommon ways.Together, we tackle some of the world?s toughest problems to find solutions that make life better?from alternative energy to better food safety to breakthrough medical and environmental applications achieved through rare isotope research.We teach. We explore and we discover. We collaborate and lead. We innovate, inspire, and empower. We achieve our potential and create circumstances that help our students and others achieve theirs.We're good at it, and we've been at it for more than 150 years.The nation?s pioneer land-grant university, MSU began as a bold experiment that democratized higher education and helped bring science and innovation into everyday life. The revolutionary concept became a model for the nation.Today, MSU is one of the top research universities in the world?on one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation. Home to nationally ranked and recognized academic, residential college, and service-learning programs, we?re a diverse community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.In ways both practical and profound, we work to create a stronger, more sustainable, and more hopeful future for all.