University of Maine
The Departments of Mechanical or Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Aquaculture Research
Institute at the University of Maine seek applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant
professor level in Ocean and Marine Engineering. The successful candidate will contribute to core
teaching needs of the parent department, and join the new Sustainability Ecological Aquaculture Network
(SEANET). The successful applicant for this position is expected to demonstrate exceptional strength in
research, teaching, and service. Key areas of research for this position are expected to be in one of the
following: ocean aquaculture, design and construction of marine and coastal structures, marine and
coastal systems and processes, marine biomechanics and thermodynamics, or physical/biological
oceanography. The Departments’ teaching needs include mechanics of materials and structures, materials
science, dynamics and vibrations, mechanical design and heat transfer. The position requires B.S. and
Ph.D. degrees in mechanical, civil, ocean, or marine engineering, or closely related disciplines. Preference
will be given to candidates with a demonstrated background in mechanical or civil engineering, record of
or potential for obtaining external research funding, a commitment to collaborative work across
disciplines and external to the University, and enthusiasm for participating on research teams with diverse
disciplinary members. Further inquiries about this position may be sent to seanetstaff@maine.edu.
Applications, including a cover letter, statement of research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, 3
exemplary publications and contact information for 3 potential references should be sent to the
Department of Human Resources via https://umaine.hiretouch.com. Review of applications will begin
Jan. 12, 2015. The expected start date is September 2015.
Salary and benefits are competitive and dependent on qualifications. Ph.D. is required at time of
appointment. The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual
orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.