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Job Summary

The University of Michigan-Flint is a regional campus of the University of Michigan in a rapidly redeveloping urban setting, with a growing enrollment of over 8,000 students. It is an exciting time for the ABET accredited engineering program at UM-Flint which is experiencing significant growth and is well positioned to expand and serve a diverse population of students from the area and beyond. The recently developed Master of Mechanical Engineering Program will be accepting graduate students for fall of 2017 and the State of Michigan has committed substantial funding to expand the science and engineering facilities over the next few years.

Applications must include cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, a research statement including resource requirements, and the names and contact information of three references. Send electronic applications to in a single pdf file.

UM-Flint is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans


Fulfill the role and responsibility of the Associate Chair of Engineering which includes but is not limited to: course scheduling, personnel management, facilities and equipment monitoring, budget stewardship, community engagement, ABET assessment, and curriculum development.

Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses.

Conduct and publish high quality independent research. Participate in and excel in meaningful service to the Department, College, University and larger community. Communicate and engage students at UM-Flint, those at dual-enrollment sites, and the community.

Required Qualifications*

The tenured Associate Chair position (Program head of Engineering) requires an earned doctorate in engineering. Interested candidates are expected to possess the skills and ability to mentor junior colleagues, to create an atmosphere of shared visions, and to lead the program towards its strategic goals.  Also, required is a record of teaching, research, and scholarly publications commensurate with expectations for tenure at the University of Michigan-Flint. 

Desired Qualifications*

Evidence or potential to lead program towards its strategic goals.

Ability to communicate and engage students and the community will be view favorably.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.