Four tenure-track assistant professorships were made available for the cluster on “The Mediterranean Perspective on Global History and Culture.” The cluster brings together scholars from the arts, humanities, and social sciences who focus on the Mediterranean as a dynamic arena of cultural, religious, social, and political exchange. Positions in History of Art and the Frankel Center were filled in 2011-12. Searches in Romance Languages and Literatures (RLL) and the Taubman College of Architecture will be conducted in 2012-13.
We seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to studying the Mediterranean as a region of transnational and transcultural histories relevant for understanding global relations today. Click on links to the right for individual descriptions and application details.
Successful candidates will participate in Mediterranean-based curricula and programs both within their own departments and interdepartmentally, including a collaborative undergraduate course on interdisciplinary approaches to the Mediterranean. They will also take part in a monthly research seminar. Start date: September 2013. PhD (or professional M.Arch.) and evidence of scholarly achievement and teaching excellence required. Please send letter of application, CV, writing sample, statement of current and future research plans, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence (if available), and three letters of recommendation to the appropriate committee chair. Candidates in Architecture should click here.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.