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Full-time, tenure-track Professional Maritime Engineering Faculty

Engineer  / Naval Architect
$70,000 - $80,000
Employment type
Full Time


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering; Masters Preferred
  • Hold a Second Assistant Engineering any horsepower 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 five 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


Academic rank of the successful candidate determined by licensure, academic background and experience.


Full-time, tenure-track Professional Maritime Engineering Faculty

Posting:                       October 2021      Start date:  01 September 2022

Position Number:        FY22-19

Division:                      Academic; Engineering Department

Union Affiliation:        Massachusetts State College Association (MSCA)

Application Deadline:  First consideration will be given to applications received by November 20, 2021. Open until Filled

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

Dean of Undergraduate Studies

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, High Voltage Diesel Electric Propulsion Systems, Electrical Engineering, Shipboard Engineering Systems (including Steam, Motor & Gas Turbine) and/or Auxiliary Systems.  The successful candidate will have the capability to teach cadets in a variety of courses dependent on specialty area, but could include: Operational Controls, Electrical Power Distribution Systems, and/or Electrical Equipment Systems. 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

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 on our website:  Application materials may be saved, 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.  Finalist must complete a pre-employment physical, drug screening, background check, and COVID-19 vaccine verification.

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

Massachusetts Maritime Academy


101 Academy Drive
Buzzard Bay, MA, 02532 USA