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Job ID: 112304

Assistant Professor
Marquette University

Date Posted Sep. 14, 2018
Title Assistant Professor
University Marquette University
Milwaukee, WI, United States
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2019
  • Assistant Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Engineering Mechanics

MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY’S DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions to begin Fall 2019. The appointments are expected to be made at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants in all areas of mechanical engineering will be considered. Candidates in the areas of material science, thermal-fluid systems, mechanical system, manufacturing and automation systems are encouraged to apply.

The Mechanical Engineering Department has experienced unprecedented growth which has resulted in the need to higher multiple tenure-track faculty. This hiring process is occurring alongside a host of others positions within the University; dual-career candidates are encouraged to apply. The College has committed space, research infrastructure and competitive recruitment packages to attract world class faculty. The ME Department currently has 14 tenure track faculty members actively involved in research, teaching, and service and are committed to preparing diverse graduates to be leaders in innovation and research on a global stage.

Successful candidates will possess a strong potential for excellent scholarship integrated with the desire to achieve teaching excellence. Candidates are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate (MS/PhD) courses in their area of specialization, establish an independent, extramurally funded research program that includes submission of grant proposals, publications and mentoring of graduate students.

Marquette University, founded in 1881, is a comprehensive university located in downtown metropolitan Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Milwaukee provides access to a variety of cultural and entertainment amenities such as theater, music venues and major sports franchises, as well as easy access to a variety of year-round outdoor recreation activities. Marquette Engineering, which was founded in 1908, is the largest Catholic, Jesuit Engineering College in the nation with over 1,250 undergraduate, 200 graduate students and $10.5M in extramural research funding in 2017. The College, which has joint programs with the Medical College of Wisconsin, currently has four departments: Biomedical, Civil/Environmental, Electrical/Computer and Mechanical engineering. The college offers nine undergraduate degrees, seven masters and five PhD degrees. The College recently completed the first phase of several new building projects with the completion of its latest building, Engineering Hall. The second phase includes Innovation Alley, which is part of a $750 million investment in growing teaching, research and entrepreneurship.

Marquette University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity with a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. We seek candidates who understand and respect the University’s Mission Statement, which can be found at The Engineering Faculty especially encourages candidates from underrepresented groups to encouraged to apply.

Marquette is a family friendly university with a passion for furthering the cause of diversity and inclusion. In its pursuit of academic excellence, Marquette proactively strives to promote a workplace environment that celebrates the value of a diverse and inclusive community and enables every member to contribute to their full potential regardless of age, disability, gender, individual belief, nationality, ethnicity, profession, race, familial status or sexual orientation. We have a flexible parental leave policy and "stop the clock" option for tenure (link to ) and an excellent on-site daycare (link to Additionally, Marquette has a great benefits package, which includes not only traditional benefits, but a strong faculty mentoring program (, a dynamic faculty affairs office ( and an active office of diversity and inclusion ( By 2025, Marquette aims to become a Hispanic Serving Institution, with Hispanic students comprising 25% of its undergraduates, and in the next five years aims to double the enrollment of African American students ( "

Applicants must have a doctorate in ME or related area. Applicants must submit their CV, teaching philosophy, research plan, and the names and contact information of at least three references.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Richard W. Marklin
    Mechanical Engineering
    Marquette University
    1637 W. Wisconsin Avenue
    Milwaukee, WI 53233
  • 4142887790


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