Mechanical Engineering Faculty Positions Announcement: 2017-2018
University of Michigan - College of Engineering
Faculty Positions Announcement: 2017-2018
The Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME), University of Michigan (U-M), Ann Arbor, seeks
outstanding applicants for multiple full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty positions. The positions are
open to candidates at all ranks, including junior and senior-level appointments. All who have strong
backgrounds relevant to mechanical engineering are welcome to apply. Areas of special interest
include: dynamics & dynamical systems, computational science, fluid mechanics, and solid mechanics
& materials. We are especially interested in individuals who can contribute to the excellence and
diversity of our academic community. Underrepresented minorities and women are strongly encouraged
The U-M Mechanical Engineering Department is a vibrant and collegial community. It is home to 68
tenured/tenure-track faculty, 21 research faculty, over 450 graduate students (including over 250 Ph.D.
students), and 800 undergraduate students. We are well known for our leadership in core mechanical
engineering disciplines as well as in interdisciplinary and emerging areas. The Department is
consistently ranked among the top mechanical engineering programs nationally and internationally by
the QS World Rankings, U.S. News & World Report, National Research Council Ph.D. Program
Assessments, and others. More information about the Department can be found at:
The University of Michigan has a long and distinguished history. It was founded in 1817, 20 years
before the territory became a state, and was one of the first public universities in the nation. Throughout
its 200-year history, U-M has maintained the highest levels of education, scholarship, and research. Ann
Arbor is a very attractive city, regularly rated as one of the best places to live in the nation.
Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering or an appropriate field. We
seek scholars who will provide inspiration, leadership, and impact in research, teaching, and service. To
ensure full consideration, candidates are encouraged to apply now and certainly before November 1,
2017, as applications will be reviewed immediately upon receipt.
All applicants should submit, in PDF format: (1) a detailed resume, (2) a statement of research and
teaching interests, (3) up to three representative publications, and (4) the names and contact information
of at least three references. Applications must be submitted electronically at
The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory/affirmative action employer and is responsive to the
needs of dual career families.