ChE Faculty Search

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Tenured/tenure-track Engineering Education Research position

Online applications now available

The College of Engineering at the University of Michigan is excited to announce a tenured/tenure-track faculty opening as part of its unique, interdisciplinary engineering education research (EER) program. The faculty member hired through this search will join a community that includes five core EER faculty, will conduct EER as their main form of scholarship, and will be embedded in one of the traditional engineering departments within the College of Engineering ( Accordingly, the successful applicant will demonstrate the potential to conduct world class scholarship in EER, teach in both EER and in a traditional engineering department, and provide service in support of both EER and an engineering department.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Engineering Education, STEM/Science Education, or Engineering AND a minimum of an M.S. degree (or equivalent) in the area of chemical engineering.

Candidates should also demonstrate the potential to create a strong and externally-funded research program in engineering education (which includes advising graduate and/or undergraduate student researchers and producing peer-reviewed publications), teach EER and engineering courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, provide service and leadership to the profession, and contribute to our goal of eliminating systemic racism and sexism by embracing our culture of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).

Application Instructions

Candidates should complete the on-line application at  To ensure full consideration, candidates are encouraged to apply now and before January 15, 2021.

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  • Cover letter explaining your interest in this position
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Two-page research statement
  • Two-page teaching statement that addresses teaching in both EER and a UM engineering department
  • Two-page diversity statement
  • Up to three representative publications
  • Names and contact information for three confidential references.

Throughout these materials, be sure to describe ways your research, teaching, and service might benefit both EER and one of the traditional engineering departments within the College of Engineering. As well, the College of Engineering is especially interested in candidates who contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community, so the materials you submit should also describe your commitment and potential contributions to DEI.

Online applications are now available. Apply now and before January 15, 2021 to ensure full consideration.

We will accept applications on a rolling basis, but applications submitted by January 15, 2021 will receive full consideration for this position. Please direct questions to

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 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:

The University of Michigan is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer with an active Dual-Career Assistance Program.

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