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The Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME), University of Michigan (U-M), Ann Arbor, seeks outstanding applicants for multiple full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty positions.  The positions are open to candidates at all ranks, including junior and senior-level appointments.  All candidates who have strong backgrounds in areas relevant to mechanical engineering are welcome to apply. Areas of special interest include dynamics & dynamical systems, solid mechanics & materials, thermal sciences (with an energy & environment focus), and robotics (in partnership with the U-M Robotics Institute faculty cluster search).

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Required Qualifications*

Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a related field. We seek candidates who will provide inspiration and leadership in research and will contribute proactively to teaching and to the diversity of the academic community.

Underfill Statement

This position is posted as Assistant Professor/Associate Professor /Professor. The rank of the selected candidate will depend upon candidate's qualifications.

Additional Information

The College of Engineering is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory / affirmative action employer and is responsive to the needs of dual career families.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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