Careers at the Ford School
Consider joining the Ford School community, a small, collegial institution with impressive activity and reach.
The Ford School is one of the nation's most respected policy schools. We lead research that illuminates public policy challenges and opportunities. We prepare future policy leaders and analysts for dynamic careers in the public and private sectors. We work with policymakers to inform and improve local, state, national, and international policies. We foster dialogue and understanding about the most pressing policy challenges of today.
The Ford School has earned a reputation for academic rigor and excellence; a strong and growing commitment to diversity; and a collegial, welcoming, and stimulating interdisciplinary community. We are housed in Joan and Sanford Weill Hall, a celebrated facility in the heart of the University of Michigan's central campus in Ann Arbor.
Faculty jobs are advertised in the fall of each year in applicable journals. Doctoral job candidates may also be interested in the postdoctoral fellowship opportunities at our research centers.
The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory/affirmative action employer with an active dual-career assistance program for spouses and partners. The Ford School of Public Policy is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.
For open staff positions at the Ford School, please visit Careers at the U and search for "Ford School."