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Job ID: 222375

Assistant Professor
Florida Atlantic University

Date Posted Sep. 27, 2023
Title Assistant Professor
University Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL, United States
Department Ocean and Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Structural Engineering
    Ocean Engineering
    Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering
    Engineering - Other

The Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering (OME) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU, is inviting applications for multiple assistant professor tenure-track positions in the broad areas of naval architecture and naval engineering, maritime autonomy and robotics, aerospace engineering, offshore engineering, resilient structures, and marine renewable energy.

The Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering (OME) at FAU has a student body of over 540 undergraduate and 90 graduate students. The Ocean Engineering program was initiated in 1965 as the first undergraduate ocean engineering program in the country. Today, in addition to the Boca Raton facilities, the program extends to the ocean-side SeaTech research and education facility in Dania Beach, Florida, and includes BS, MS and PhD degree programs. PhD programs include those with majors in Ocean Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering with Aerospace Engineering Concentration, and Mechanical Engineering with Neuro-engineering Concentration. For more information about OME, visit

The FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science is in the top three fastest progressing engineering colleges in the nation (US News and World Report Rankings 2020-2022). The college is committed to a community of excellence, equity, and diversity and welcomes applications from women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, sexual minority groups, and other candidates who will contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives. The college offers degrees with a modern twist that bear specializations in areas of national priority such as artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, internet-of-things, transportation and supply chain management, and data science. For more information about the college, please visit

Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the university serves more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students across six campuses located along the southeast Florida coast. In recent years, the university has doubled its research expenditures and outpaced its peers in student achievement rates. FAU is designated as a Hispanic-serving institution, is ranked as a top public university by U.S. News & World Report, and is identified as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. For more information about FAU, visit

Located in the heart of Palm Beach County, the city of Boca Raton and surrounding areas provide the best of everything - schools, beautiful beaches, pristine surroundings, indoor and outdoor recreation, restaurants, theaters, entertainment, shopping and much more. Boca Raton also offers a diverse array of communities, activities, and residents.

The College of Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to thoughtfully engaging all communities in higher education. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the various internal and external communities that it serves.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have an earned PhD in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Ocean Engineering or a closely related field. Applicants should demonstrate the potential to establish a high-quality extramurally funded research program, excel at teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, and work collaboratively within the college and across the university.

  • FAU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for
    employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
    disability status, protected veterans’ status or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057, TTY/TDD 711.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Pierre-Philippe Beaujean
    Ocean and Mechanical Engineering
    Florida Atlantic University
    777 Glades Rd.
    Boca Raton, FL 33431
  • 561.297.3430
  • 561.297.3885


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