ChE Faculty Search

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. We seek qualified applicants from all areas of chemical engineering including nanomanufacturing and molecular engineering, soft matter, biological and bio-inspired systems, engineering related to energy and sustainability, as well as the intersection of artificial intelligence and chemical engineering, including data science and machine learning.

The University of Michigan is the top ranked public university in the U.S., and ranks among the top universities worldwide. The U-M College of Engineering is ranked in the top 5 of all engineering schools in the country, and the department is ranked 11th by U.S. News & World Report. Ann Arbor was recently voted “the best city to live in,” 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 application close date has now passed. Thank you for your interest in U-M Chemical Engineering.

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