ChE Faculty Search

Thank you for your interest in joining our faculty. Applications are currently closed.

The Department of Chemical Engineering seeks highly qualified applicants for tenure-track or tenured positions at all levels. Applicants should have a PhD in chemical engineering or closely related fields, a track record of outstanding research, and a commitment to excellence in education and student mentoring. Weseek qualified applicants from all areas of — and at the boundaries of — chemical engineering. We are especially interested in applicants working in tissue engineering, soft matter, energy life cycle, and artificial intelligence, including data science, machine learning, and robotics.

The University of Michigan is consistently the top ranked public university in the US, and ranks among the top universities worldwide, according to QS World University Rankings. The UM College of Engineering is ranked in the top 5 of all engineering schools in the country, and our ChE graduate program is ranked 12th by US News & World Report. Ann Arbor is consistently voted among the “best cities to live in America,” and is less than 30 minutes from Detroit Airport. Ann Arbor features a diverse and international population, and offers a broad range of cultural opportunities, outdoor attractions and world-class dining.

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:

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:

The College of Engineering is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

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

Faculty Search Committee
Department of Chemical Engineering
The University of Michigan
2300 Hayward Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2136