Back to Job List

Full-time, Tenure Track Professional Maritime Engineering Faculty

$70,000 - $80,000
  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering; Masters Preferred
  • Hold a Third Assistant Engineering license with current Standard of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) qualifications; Upper level licenses preferred.
  • Have at least three years of full time experience in teaching at an accredited institution of higher

learning, or have three years of service in a professional maritime field time (or a combination thereof)

  • Possess an understanding of teaching and advising processes and the application of teaching and advising in the university setting
  • Exhibit excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Have proficient computer skills
  • Understand the unique mission of the university as a maritime academy

    Full-time, Tenure Track Professional Maritime Engineering Faculty


Posting:                           May 2021      

Start date:                       September 1, 2021

Position Number:            FY21-07

Division:                          Academic; Engineering Department

Union Affiliation:            Massachusetts State College Association (MSCA)

Supervision Received:     Reports to the Chair of the Engineering Department and to the                        

                                           Dean of Undergraduate Studies Academic Affairs

Supervision exercised:    Subordinate professional, classified, and student personnel in areas of responsibility


General Responsibilities:

Instruct college-level courses in Marine Engineering.  Preferred specializations include one or more of the following: Instrumentation and Controls, Refrigeration/HVAC, Electrical Engineering, Shipboard Engineering Systems (including Steam) and/or Auxiliary Systems.  The successful candidate will teach cadets in a variety of courses dependent on specialty area, but could include: Operational Controls, Refrigeration, Steam Generators, Electrical Systems, and/or Auxiliary Machinery.  This fulltime faculty member will also advise, mentor and guide cadets on individual plans of study and progress toward degree completion.  As a member of the Professional Maritime faculty, the selectee will also sail aboard the Training Ship Kennedy on alternating years in a 2-month winter Sea Term experience and participate in random drug testing.


Apply Instructions

Application Deadline: 25 June 2021. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, an MMA application, Affirmative Action form and the contact information of five (5) professional references.  These forms are located on the employment link under quick links on the MMA website  Applications may be attached and sent electronically to  Alternatively, you may send your application materials by USPS to:  Human Resources, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532.  Applicants selected for interview must submit original transcripts and be prepared to deliver a fifteen minute presentation on a relevant topic.  Finalists must complete a pre-employment physical and drug screening and background check. 


Massachusetts Maritime Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, women and veterans to apply.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) is a fully accredited, four-year, co-educational state university offering Bachelor and Master of Science degrees that are highly regarded in the worldwide maritime industry and beyond. Located at the mouth of the scenic Cape Cod Canal, MMA is an hour’s drive from the thriving urban communities of Boston and Providence and offers easy access to the pristine beaches of Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard.

Founded in 1891
For general information about careers at: Massachusetts Maritime Academy contact
Human Resources
Email: h*
101 Academy Drive
Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, 02532 United States


101 Academy Drive
Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, 02532 United States

101 Academy Drive
Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, 02532 United States