Tenure-Track Faculty Position Openings

The University of Michigan, College of Engineering invites candidates to apply for several tenured and tenure-track faculty position openings.

The College of Engineering is located on the University of Michigan’s North Campus in Ann Arbor, MI.  The University of Michigan was founded in 1817 as one of the first public universities in the nation.  Today, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor campus is a thriving and productive academic community of over 50,000 students and more than 37,000 faculty members and staff.   The University’s research expenditures totaled $1.85 billion in 2023. The University of Michigan has repeatedly been named as one of the Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education.  The University of Michigan is a premier public university with numerous top-ten ranked departments, and top-rated Engineering, Medical, Law, and Business programs.

The College maintains top-ten rankings in nearly every undergraduate and graduate engineering program.   Our world-renowned faculty are educating the next generation of engineers and helping to move the world forward.  The College currently has over 442 tenured and tenure-track faculty members, 104 research faculty members, and 117 lecturers.  The student body comprises approximately 8,000 undergraduate students, 2,100 master’s students, and 1,800 Ph.D. students. 

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/

Ann Arbor is a small, friendly town with big city sophistication.  Ann Arbor offers an exceptionally high quality of life, combining the safety and intimacy of a smaller city with an abundance of diverse cultural opportunities exceeding those of much larger cities.  Ann Arbor ranks in polls as one of the best places in the United States to live and raise a family.

At the College of Engineering, departments administer faculty recruiting.  A listing of departments and faculty position openings can be found below.  Please follow the links provided to view position descriptions for open positions. Information about future faculty searches will be added to this site as it becomes available.

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is responsive to the needs of dual career families.  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.

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