Michigan Technological University, Department of Mechanical
Engineering-Engineering Mechanics invites applications for the
position of Assistant Professor. Applicants for the position
are required to have earned doctorates in Mechanical Engineering,
or a closely related field. All mechanical engineering research
areas are of interest, including additive manufacturing,
cyber-physical systems, robotics, acoustics/noise control, marine
renewables, and more.
Successful candidates will be expected to develop externally
funded research programs in their areas of interest while fostering
collaboration with other faculty, engage in both undergraduate and
graduate teaching, and contribute to professional service.
For full consideration, complete application packages should be
received by October 31, 2021; however, applications will be
considered until the position is filled.
Michigan Tech attracts world-class faculty who enrich the
educational experience of smart, motivated, and adventurous
students. Applicants who are committed to promoting a sense of
belonging and contributing to an equitable and inclusive learning
environment for all are strongly encouraged to apply (https://www.mtu.edu/diversity-inclusion/).
Our undergraduate mechanical engineering program is ranked 34th and
our graduate program is ranked 63rd among doctoral granting ME
programs by the U.S. NEWS Best undergraduate and graduate programs.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) ranks Mechanical Engineering
in Research Expenditures at Michigan Tech 16th in FY2019 (latest
rankings) with $20.015 Million among all Mechanical Engineering
programs in the U.S. Our department is 8th in undergraduate
enrollment, 5th in MSME enrollment and 26th in PhD enrollment
(latest ASEE data).
Located in Houghton, in the heart of Upper Michigan’s scenic
Keweenaw Peninsula, the university is just a few miles from Lake
Superior. The surrounding area is perfect for enjoying outdoor
activities throughout the year.
Michigan Tech acknowledges the importance of supporting
dual-career partners to retain a quality workforce. Candidates are
invited to bring a guest to an on-campus interview; career
exploration, advice, and assistance are available for positions at
the University and in the local community. Additional details on
dual-career exploration with our Partner Engagement Program can be
found at https://mtu.edu/provost/programs/partner-engagement.
Michigan Tech is proud to be an ADVANCE Institution that has
thrice received National Science Foundation support to increase
diversity, inclusion, and the participation and advancement of
women and underrepresented individuals in STEM.
Michigan Tech is an Equal Opportunity Educational
Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer that provides equal
opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals
For more information about the ME-EM department please visit:
To apply: https://www.employment.mtu.edu/cw/en-us/job/492635