The Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education, University of Michigan seeks a faculty colleague with expertise in one of the following areas:

  • Access and equity in higher education, which may include the study of college student barriers to access and equity; organizational and leadership dynamics; and the study of public policy issues related to these concerns.
  • Diversity in higher education, which may include research on student, faculty, and staff diversity, particularly issues of race, ethnicity, class, gender, and sexual orientation; the contribution of diverse educational environments to college teaching and learning; and intersections among diversity, access, and equity issues.

Regardless of area, we seek a scholar who can build on his or her expertise to play a major role in the creation and use of scholarship in higher education, who has strong methodological training in qualitative or quantitative methods, who has the ability to teach courses in the areas noted above, and who seeks to influence institutional, national and international policies and practices that will improve higher education.  We are especially interested in candidates who are committed to contributing to programmatic efforts aimed at developing a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.

A cover letter of interest, CV, and two sample publications should be sent (preferably by email) to:


Professor Michael Bastedo, Director

Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education

2117 School of Education Building

610 E. University Avenue

The University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1259

Telephone: (734) 764-647-1981; Email:


Screening will begin December 1, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled.  More information on CSHPE and the University of Michigan can be found at