Faculty Search

Faculty Position in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE), College of Engineering, University of Michigan, invites outstanding applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in the area of soft (solid) materials and biomaterials, including design, synthesis, characterization, modeling and engineering applications.

Qualifications: We seek individuals who have demonstrated strong interest and capability in both science and engineering and who are capable of contributing to and leading multi-disciplinary teams. The applicant must hold a Ph.D. degree in MSE or a related field and should be qualified and passionate about teaching undergraduate and graduate courses within the field. We seek candidates who will provide inspiration and leadership in research, and contribute to the academic mission of the institution.

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with an active dual-career assistance program. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.


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—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.


Candidates should provide (i) a current C.V., (ii) a list of references, and summary statements describing: (iii) career teaching plans; (iv) research plans, (v) diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) plans, and (vi) course (teaching) evaluations for candidates with prior teaching experience.

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Review of applications will begin after October 15th, 2019.  Applications received after that date will be considered until the position is filled.

Contact information:


Subject: Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) Faculty Search Chair

Department of Materials Science and Engineering
The University of Michigan
2300 Hayward Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2136


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