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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.



The successful candidate is expected to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in the areas of thermofluids and related areas. 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*

Applicants must have earned Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering in the area of thermofluids. Courses of interest include fluid mechanics, computational fluid dynamics, and heat transfer. Also required is commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching, professional development/research, and service.  

Desired Qualifications*

The University of Michigan-Flint has a robust dual-enrollment program with area high schools and as such, applicants having similar educational experiences are preferred.

Potential/evidence to involve undergraduates in research 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.