University of Michigan Faculty Search: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

The Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at the University of Michigan is seeking outstanding candidates for two or more tenured/tenure-track faculty positions; details are posted here

Exceptional applicants in all areas relevant to naval architecture, marine engineering, ocean and marine-environmental engineering, and the blue economy will be considered. In particular, applicants having degrees in related fields – such as but not limited to mechanical, aerospace, electrical, computer, and civil engineering – whose work is relevant to naval architecture and marine engineering are encouraged to apply. 

How to Apply

Applicants should include a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of present and future research plans, a statement of teaching experience and interests, a diversity statement, and the names of at least three persons who can provide letters of recommendation in their application.

Applications will be considered as they are received. However, for full consideration, applications must be received by January 5, 2022.

Please send any comments or inquiries to

Job Summary

The Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, invites applications for one or more full-time, tenure track, faculty positions at the assistant, associate, or full professor level.

The department seeks candidates with research interests in any aspect(s) of naval architecture and marine engineering, including disciplines relevant to the blue economy such as ocean and marine-environmental engineering. Thus, candidates having degrees in related fields – such as but not limited to mechanical, aerospace, electrical, computer, and civil engineering – whose work is relevant to naval architecture and marine engineering will be fully considered.

Required Qualifications*

Candidates are required to have a doctoral degree in a relevant discipline. The successful candidate is expected to establish an independent research program and to contribute effectively to the department’s undergraduate and graduate teaching programs. The College of Engineering is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Desired Qualifications*

We are looking for candidates who will lead educational and research responses to the challenges of the coming decade. Our strategic plan strives to anticipate the global, technological and educational changes ahead, and position our institution to lead the evolution of 21st-century engineering research and education for the benefit of the common good. Over the coming years, we will focus on three pillars of excellence – research, education and culture – pushing ourselves to be innovative, daring and forward-thinking in our service to society. Providing the foundation for these pillars will be our core values, and the people and spaces that enable our work.

The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory/affirmative action employer and is responsive to the needs of dual career families.

Additional Information

Michigan Engineering provides scientific and technological leadership to the people of the world. We seek to improve the quality of life by developing intellectually curious and socially conscious minds, creating collaborative solutions to societal problems, and promoting an inclusive and innovative community of service for the common good.

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.Applications are due by January 5, 2022, to ensure full consideration.

Questions are welcomed concerning this faculty search and can be sent to