Faculty Positions

Professor (Full, Associate, Assistant)

How to Apply

Applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), a list of 3 or 4 qualified individuals who would be willing to provide a letter of reference, and copies of three representative publications through Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/132716 

Applications will be reviewed continuously, but those received by November 17, 2023 will be given priority.

If you have any questions regarding the search, please contact Professor Yang Zhang (YZ), Search Committee Chair, at yzyz@umich.edu.

Summary

The Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences in the College of Engineering of the University of Michigan, an international leader in the field of nuclear engineering and radiological sciences, invites applications for multiple 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, radiation measurements, materials, and plasma/fusion science, with particular interest in expertise in experimental or computational thermal-fluids, radiation detection, and plasma/fusion science.

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 Engineers are world-class educators, researchers, students and staff who strive to build a people-first future. As part of the nation’s number one public research institution, Michigan Engineering’s mission is to provide scientific and technological leadership to the people of the world, develop intellectually curious and socially conscious minds, create collaborative solutions to societal problems, and promote an inclusive and innovative community of service for the common good.

Our vision, mission and values are supported by a people-first engineering framework that guides our work. As Michigan Engineers, we strive to apply excellent engineering fundamentals, integrated expertise and equity-centered values to reimagine what engineering can be, close critical gaps, and elevate all people. 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). Michigan Engineering models that commitment in our research, culture and collaborations. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of that commitment. Learn more about DEI at Michigan Engineering: https://www.engin.umich.edu/culture/diversity-equity-inclusion/

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.

Underfill Statement

This position is posted as Professor (Full/Associate/Assistant). The rank of the selected candidate will depend upon candidate’s qualifications.

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.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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