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FY17-11 & FY17-12 (2) Full-time, Tenure Track Professional Maritime Engineering Faculty

Shoreside Operations
: Commensurate with experience and subject to the MSCA collective bargaining agreement plan. The Academy is not sponsoring immigration visas at this
Employment type
Full Time

Qualifications and Requirements: 

  • Tenure-track appointment at the Instructor level requires:

-Bachelor’s degree, a USCG Second License OR a USCG Third License and a Massachusetts Second Engineer License, and at years full-time teaching or relevant industry experience.

  • Tenure Track appointment at the Assistant Professor level requires:

-Master’s degree, a USCG First License OR a USCG Second License and a Massachusetts First Engineer License, and at least three years full-time teaching or relevant industry experience.

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Demonstrated ability to fulfill the evaluation criteria of college level teaching and advising
  • Understanding and dedication to the Academy’s unique mission
  • Faculty hired under Maritime qualifications will require Blue-Gold Sea Term participation (annual training cruise) on alternating years (all maritime safety personnel are subject to random drug testing)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in an engineering discipline
  • Any additional licenses or certifications related to marine, facilities, or energy systems engineering


Desired Assets:

  • Experience with assessment of student learning
  • Varsity athletic coaching experience at the college level


Position:                         (2) Full-time, Tenure Track Professional Maritime Engineering Faculty

Posting:                           November 2016

Start date:                       March 2017

Position Number:            FY17-11 & FY17-12

Division:                          Academic Affairs; Engineering Department

Union Affiliation:            Massachusetts State College Association (MSCA)

Supervision Received:     Engineering Department Chair and Vice President of Academic Affairs

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


General Responsibilities:

  • Instruction of college-level courses devoted to Machine Tool Technology, Auxiliary Machinery, Internal Combustion Engines, Steam Generators, Steam and Gas Turbines, Electrical Machines, Operational Controls, Refrigeration, and accompanying labs
  • Teaching and advising in a four-year college setting
  • All selected candidates must comply with Massachusetts Maritime Academy military customs, uniforms and ranks as outlined in the current contractual agreement
Apply Instructions

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled. 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 opportunities link under Human Resources on the MMA website Applications may be attached and sent electronically to Alternatively, you may send your application materials by USPS 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 presentation on a relevant topic. Finalist must complete a drug screening and background check.


MMA is an AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability employer.  Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.