Human Resources

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Current Opportunities

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Postdoctoral Scholar Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences at Michigan Technological University invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar to work on a new NASA-funded project to further develop and extend ultraviolet (UV) satellite-based measurements of volcanic sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions.
Head Coach Cross Country and Track & Field Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Oversee the men’s and women’s varsity cross country and track & field programs at the NCAA Division II level. Responsibilities include recruitment, practice/event preparation, competition coaching duties, budget management, fund raising and promotion. Assist the Athletic Director in a leadership role to enhance the internal and external visibility and recognition of the Michigan Tech Track & Field and Cross Country programs. Teach activity courses in the Department of Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology.
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Michigan Technological University invites applications and nominations for a faculty position opening, at the assistant professor level. Michigan Tech BME seeks outstanding candidates who can add to our existing research and teaching strengths in multiple research areas. Applicants that can teach courses in our core undergraduate curriculum and expand the Department’s already strong industrial ties are of particular interest. We encourage applications from individuals with strong engineering and mathematical skills who can form productive external collaborations with the medical device industry as well as with other units of the Michigan Tech College of Engineering.
Lecturer, Biomedical Engineering Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Michigan Technological University invites applications and nominations for a faculty position opening, at the lecturer level in biomedical engineering. Michigan Tech BME seeks outstanding candidates who can add to our existing teaching and research strengths in multiple research areas. Those with an MS and teaching experience are encouraged to apply.
Senior Business Consultant Chippewa, Mackinac and Luce Counties
Position assists business clients to start new businesses, grow and improve operations of existing small businesses. Areas of assistance may include strategic planning, process improvement, financial analysis, loan preparation, market diversification, human resources, and organizational leadership.
Director Applied Chemical and Morphological Analysis Laboratory Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Tech seeks a director of its Applied Chemical and Morphological Analysis Laboratory (ACMAL). ACMAL is an interdisciplinary, university shared user facility that manages a suite of high-end structural characterization facilities including SEM (3 units), STEM (FEI Titan Themis), FIB, XES, AFM, XRD, XRF, and associated sample preparation facilities. The director manages the access and operational procedures, coordinates maintenance, oversees the personnel needs of the facility, interfaces with the campus-wide user community, coordinates user training, and leads or participates in efforts to expand capabilities and use. The Director will have a staff appointment in the Materials Science and Engineering Department, who manages the facility in behalf of the university. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in the operation of electron-based imaging and analytical techniques in a research environment, be familiar with shared user-oriented facility model, demonstrated managerial skills, and a positive attitude compatible with providing efficient and high quality service to the university research community. A degree in the physical sciences, or engineering, or applied technology discipline is preferred.
Assistant Research Engineer - Software Developer Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor, MI)
The Assistant Research Engineer will work as a software developer in support of a variety of scientific and research programs. The position is based at MTRI in Ann Arbor, MI (
Assistant Director, Research Development Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Assistant Director, Research Development will support researchers of Michigan Tech's Institute of Computing and Cybersystems (ICC) as they collectively work to create and implement activities aimed at the growth and development of ICC-affiliated research and graduate programs. By collaborating with, coaching/mentoring, and supporting the work of researchers at all levels, this individual will be integral to the business development and outreach of the ICC. The successful candidate will provide pre- and post-award support to institute members, assist with the financial processes for the institute, and help to lead the daily administrative functions of the institute.
Facility Operations Engineer Keweenaw Research Center (Near Houghton County Airport)
The Facilities Engineer/Research Engineer ensures the operation of the Keweenaw Research Center flows smoothly, both day-to-day and into the future to meet the needs of KRC staff, customers, Michigan Technological University and the public. The Engineer serves as an operations manager for the Keweenaw Research Center Facility (13 buildings), to enable the KRC to fulfill and accomplish its goals in accordance with the University’s strategic plan. The Engineer insures the facility provides a safe and comfortable environment to conduct a variety of activities by a variety of users. The Engineer: oversees all maintenance, upgrades and new construction; manages all the utility services (gas, electric, sewer and water); advises and make recommendations to the Director of the KRC on all aspects of construction, engineering, architecture, construction costs, construction safety, and code compliance. In addition, the engineer will assist the director and/or project managers as needed for the coordination, planning and execution of tasks related to engineering projects.
Research Scientist II - Infrared Remote Sensing Specialist Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor, MI)
The Research Scientist II – Infrared Remote Sensing Specialist position provides leadership and support for MTRI programs focused on the development and application of remote sensing and geospatial analysis to solve governmental and societal needs through sponsored research. Knowledge of remote sensing theory, in particular infrared sensing (IR), and application for environmental science or transportation research is required. The applicant will be expected to develop, select, and lead remote sensing research projects that apply their knowledge of IR sensing. The ability to improve the processing and analysis of IR remote sensing data through custom coding and analysis will be important. Examples of current research areas include wildland and prescribed fire mapping and effects assessment, Great Lakes aquatic sensing, invasive species mapping, wetlands assessment, transportation infrastructure assessment, wildland fire danger and emissions mapping, cloud-based and distributed computing, user-friendly app development, improved geotemporal visualization of complex data and patterns, extending UAV-enabling sensing, and Arctic landscape change. The position is based at MTRI in Ann Arbor, MI (