Wayne State University — Tenured / Tenure-Track Assistant / Associate Professor, College of Engineering

Located in Midtown Detroit, the Wayne State University (WSU) College of Engineering anticipates hiring a tenure-track or tenured faculty starting from Fall 2023. Wayne State University is pursuing a bold initiative to hire 40 diverse candidates across the university to create a strong interdisciplinary group to profoundly impact the African American community through research, teaching and engagement. As a part of this broader initiative, the College of Engineering will be hiring five faculty through a multi-year college-wide cluster hire. Outstanding candidates in any engineering/computer science related field who could complement and enhance current departmental strengths will be considered. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related field, by Fall 2023 and the potential for excellence in teaching and research. 

Applications must be submitted at https://jobs.wayne.edu/ and must include a curriculum vitae, teaching, research, and diversity statements, and names and addresses of at least three references. Links to a professional website such as Google Scholar is recommended. 

For guarantee full consideration, applications must be submitted by March 1, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. 

The College of Engineering at Wayne State has 121 tenured/tenure-track faculty, and 13 teaching faculty. The college is committed to building a diverse faculty preeminent in its missions of research, teaching, and service to the community. Candidates who have experience engaging with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and contributing to a climate of inclusivity are encouraged to discuss their perspectives on these subjects in their application materials. 

WSU is a major urban research university (Carnegie R1) with about 2,500 faculty and 27,000 students. WSU is committed to increasing access to education, employment, programs, and services for all. In addition, it is committed to supporting the success of dual-career couples. 

Detroit epitomizes the modern, livable, vibrant, and diverse city. World-class amenities like the US- Canada riverfront, Detroit Institute of Arts, culture venues and festivals, as well as an international airport (DTW) has non-stop flights to worldwide destinations. There are several satellite cities within 25 miles of metro-Detroit that are ranked as the top-100 most suitable for living cities (e.g., Troy, Ann Arbor, Birmingham, Novi) with the nation’s finest school districts. 

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high-quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity, and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color and other underrepresented people. WSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. 

Offers of employment by the WSU may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.