The Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann
Arbor, invites applications for a full-time, tenure track, faculty position at the assistant, associate,
or full professor level.
The department seeks candidates within the following areas of research emphasis with applications in
marine platforms and vessels: control and dynamics, autonomous vehicles, marine robotics,
electrification, condition monitoring, distributed systems, sensing, and navigation. Consideration will also
be given to applicants with expertise and robust research programs in marine structures, marine design,
fluid-structure interaction, and marine engineering.
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.
Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of present and future research plans, a
statement of teaching experience and interests, and the names of at least three persons who can provide
letters of recommendation. Materials should be submitted to
Applications will be considered as they are received. However, for full consideration, applications must be
received by December 1, 2019.
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.
Looking forward over the next decade, there are many questions. 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.
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