Full-time, tenure-track Professional Maritime Engineering
Full-time, tenure-track Professional Maritime Engineering
Start Date
Academic Affairs; Marine Engineering Department
Union Affiliation
Massachusetts State College Association (MSCA)
Position Number
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled
Supervision Received
Reports to the Chair of the Marine Engineering
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 Machines, 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 Patriot State on alternating years in a 2-month winter Sea Term experience and participate in random drug testing.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Marine 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.



$70,000-$80,000 The Academy offers generous benefits and a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Academy is not sponsoring immigration visas at this time.

How to Apply

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: www.maritime.edu.  Application materials may be saved, attached, and sent electronically to hr@maritime.edu.  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, and background check.

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