The United States Military Academy at West Point, NY Openings

The United States Military Academy at West Point, NY, has several openings in their Mechanical Engineering (ME) Program, which is a 4-year ABET program and consistently highly ranked in undergraduate-only ME programs.  We focus on outstanding teaching, project-based learning, senior capstone design projects, and defense-related research.  We are considering applications for prospective faculty in the following subdisciplines of Mechanical, Aerospace, Automotive, or Materials engineering:

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Computational Modeling and Simulation
  • Biomechanical Engineering
  • Armament Sciences 
  • Aerospace Engineering and Rocket Design
  • Robotics, Mechatronics and Autonomy
  • Rapid Prototyping and Additive Manufacturing
  • Sustainability in Energy, Manufacturing and Transportation
  • Engineering Mechanics

US Citizenship is preferred, but not necessary.  Interested individuals should have completed a PhD by June 2020, and send your Curriculum Vitae/Resume to Colonel Michael Benson,  Official job postings will be conducted through, and the appropriate posting will be shared with well-suited applicants.  While several positions are likely to be offered, resumes and CV’s received before 5 January 2020 will be eligible for the highest number of positions.

Thanks –


COL Michael Benson, Ph.D.

Director, Mechanical Engineering, United States Military Academy

Room 327, Bldg 752 Mahan Hall

West Point, NY 10996

Office:  (845) 938-6214

Cell: (845) 926-2273