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How to Apply

Applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, DEI statement, a list of three or four qualified individuals who would be willing to provide a letter of reference, and copies of three representative publications through Interfolio: apply.interfolio.com/93638

Applications will be reviewed continuously, but those received by November 20, 2021 will be given priority.

If you have any questions regarding the search, please contact Associate Professor Carolyn Kuranz, Search Committee Chair, at ckuranz@umich.edu.

Job Summary

The Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan, an international leader in the field of nuclear engineering and radiological sciences, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. The appointment is targeted at the tenure-track assistant or associate professor level, but all applicants will be considered. The Department will consider all qualified applicants across the fields of nuclear engineering and radiological sciences, with particular interest in expertise in Fission Systems, Computational Thermal-Fluids, & Multi-Physics Reactor Design; Materials Corrosion; and Radiation Measurements.

Applicants are expected to have demonstrated outstanding research and scholarship in their technical fields. In addition to conducting research, faculty members are expected to teach and mentor students at both the undergraduate and graduate level, and to supervise student research.

Mission Statement

Michigan Engineering’s vision is to be the world’s preeminent college of engineering serving the common good. This global outlook, leadership focus and service commitment permeate our culture. Our vision is supported by a mission and values that, together, provide the framework for all that we do.  Information about our vision, mission and values can be found at: http://strategicvision.engin.umich.edu/ .

The University of Michigan has a storied legacy of commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The Michigan Engineering component of the University’s comprehensive, five-year, DEI strategic plan—along with updates on our programs and resources dedicated to ensuring a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment—can be found at: http://www.engin.umich.edu/college/about/diversity.

 

Who We Are

The Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences (NERS) is consistently ranked as the best nuclear engineering program in the country. Our interdisciplinary team of instructional and research faculty are at the forefront of sustainable energy solutions, nuclear security and defense, and plasmas for water treatment. NERS research impacts space exploration, radiation for medical treatment, and more. We are a tight-knit community of researchers, students, and support staff aiming to advance the benefits of nuclear, radiological, & plasma technology to improve society in the 21st Century.

Additional Information

The University of Michigan is a nondiscriminatory, affirmative action employer and is responsive to the needs of dual-career families. The College of Engineering is interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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

 

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine, by the start of the fall term on August 30, 2021.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.