Faculty Positions

The Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, invites applications at all levels for one or more full-time tenure track faculty positions with preference given to applicants at the assistant professor level.

The Department seeks candidates with research interests in any aspect(s) of naval architecture and marine engineering, especially either in ship and marine structures, or marine autonomy. Candidates having degrees in related fields – such as but not limited to mechanical, aerospace, electrical, and civil engineering; computer science, robotics, or autonomy – whose work is relevant to naval architecture and marine engineering will be fully considered.

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 instructional 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 University of Michigan’s academic community.

Application Materials

Applicants should send: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of present and future research plans, a statement of teaching experience and interests, a diversity statement, and the names and contact information for at least three persons who can provide letters of recommendation. The applicant’s cover letter should indicate the level of the position (assistant, associate, or full professor) the candidate is seeking. The cover letter should include a statement about the candidate’s interests and background in naval architecture and marine engineering. Application materials should be submitted to: http://apply.interfolio.com/131286.  Comments or inquiries should be sent to [email protected]. For reference, the NAME Department’s diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) plan appears at https://name.engin.umich.edu/dei-strategic-plan/.

Applications received before the close of business on January 8, 2024 will receive full consideration.

Who We Are

Michigan Engineers are world-class educators, researchers, students and staff who strive to build a people-first future. As part of the nation’s number one public research institution, Michigan Engineering’s mission is to provide scientific and technological leadership to the people of the world, develop intellectually curious and socially conscious minds, create collaborative solutions to societal problems, and promote an inclusive and innovative community of service for the common good.

Our vision, mission and values are supported by a people-first engineering framework that guides our work. As Michigan Engineers, we strive to apply excellent engineering fundamentals, integrated expertise and equity-centered values to reimagine what engineering can be, close critical gaps, and elevate all people. Information about our vision, mission and values can be found at: http://strategicvision.engin.umich.edu/.

The University of Michigan has a storied legacy of commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). Michigan Engineering models that commitment in our research, culture and collaborations. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of that commitment. Learn more about DEI at Michigan Engineering: https://www.engin.umich.edu/culture/diversity-equity-inclusion/.

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