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


The successful candidate is expected to develop and teach undergraduate level courses in engineering. 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 position requires earned doctoral or master’s degree in mechanical engineering or closely related engineering disciplines. Applications should indicate evidence of appropriate experience, potential for effective teaching of engineering courses, and ability to provide high-quality service to the program. 

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. 

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

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.