Instructor-Fixed Term at James Madison College Dean
Michigan State University Department of James Madison College Dean
United States

Instructor-Fixed Term



Job no: 573801

Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff

Major Administrative Unit / College: James Madison College

Department: James Madison College Dean 10024488

Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience

Location: East Lansing

Categories: 1/2 Time (50-64.9%), Fixed Term Faculty, Education/Training, Union


Position Summary


James Madison College, a residential college of public affairs at Michigan State University, invites applications for an instructor to teach one section of MC281, “Immigrants, Minorities and American Pluralism” for the Spring of 2020.  This course is a required sophomore course for the Social Relations and Policy (SRP) major.


With an enrollment limited to 1200 students, James Madison College is noted for its excellence in undergraduate education, rigorous academic standards, and attention to the analytical, writing and speaking skills of its students. The faculty currently teaching in the Social Relations and Policy (SRP) major hold doctorates in sociology, history, American studies, African American studies and public policy.



Required Degree



Desired Degree



Minimum Requirements


Ph.D. or is an advanced Ph.D. student preferred. The successful candidate would ideally have training in History of race, ethnicity and/or immigration, with an interdisciplinary focus. The successful candidate should also be passionate about undergraduate teaching.

Required Application Materials


Applicants should submit a cover letter describing their approach to teaching, a CV, and names and contact information for three confidential references. These references must be provided as part of the application process. MSU will contact these references within five business days after a candidate completes and submits their application with instructions for the references on how to upload their confidential letter into MSU's application system.

Special Instructions


Review of applications will begin on May 10th and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted electronically to Michigan State University Human Resources. 

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MSU Statement


Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with 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 colleges.


Advertised: May 2, 2019 Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: May 2, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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