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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

We are seeking a Post Doctoral Research Fellow for the Department of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, College of Engineering.  The duties and expectations of this position include carrying out research, participation in preparation of technical reports and papers related to research, and collaboration with other members of faculty research group engaged in related research. May also participate in instructional activities, in mentoring and supervising undergraduate and graduate students engaged in research activities.

Required Qualifications*

The successful applicant will have a doctoral degree in naval architecture and marine engineering or in a related area. The candidate will have a demonstrated record of individual initiative and originality in research, strong quantitative and analytical skills, and the potential to become an independent academic researcher within two to three years.

Additional Information

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U-M EEO/AA Statement

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