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Assistant Teaching Professor, Technical & Professional Communication Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Department of Humanities at Michigan Technological University invites applications for a non-tenure-track Assistant Teaching Professor in Technical and Professional Communication to begin August 2023. Candidates should have a record of excellent teaching, scholarship, and professional experience in technical communication, broadly defined. We are looking for a candidate with expertise in two or more of the following areas: usability and user experience, content strategy, information design, web and interaction design, accessibility, data visualization, risk communication, and social justice approaches to technical communication. The department has a well-resourced digital media lab that includes a media studio, usability tools, and collaborative classrooms and workspaces. Michigan Tech attracts world-class faculty and staff who enrich the educational experience of smart, motivated, and adventurous students. Applicants who are committed to promoting a sense of belonging and contributing to an equitable and inclusive learning environment for all are strongly encouraged to apply (https://www.mtu.edu/diversity-inclusion/).
Assistant Teaching Professor, Physics Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University (MTU), a nationally recognized leader in science and engineering education and research, invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor position in the Department of Physics, starting Fall 2023. The review of applications will begin on February 28 and continue until the position is filled. Detailed information about research and educational programs in the department can be found at mtu.edu/physics/. MTU attracts world-class faculty and staff who enrich the educational experience of smart, motivated, and adventurous students. Applicants who are committed to promoting a sense of belonging and contributing to an equitable and inclusive learning environment for all are strongly encouraged to apply (https://www.mtu.edu/diversity-inclusion/).
Postdoctoral Scholar - Plant Bioinformatics Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
A two-year post-doctoral position will be available to work on omics-data analysis in the laboratory of Dr. Hairong Wei at the College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, Michigan Technological University. Research will focus on identifying regulatory and signaling networks and associated regulatory factors downstream of the Rop GTPase-TORC nutrient sensing and signaling relay using fundamental bioinformatics analysis and advanced statistical and mathematical modeling. Novel method development will be encouraged to facilitate the data modeling for identifying the target genes and network. Michigan Tech attracts world-class faculty and staff who enrich the educational experience of smart, motivated, and adventurous students. Applicants who are committed to promoting a sense of belonging and contributing to an equitable and inclusive learning environment for all are strongly encouraged to apply (https://www.mtu.edu/diversity-inclusion/).
Manager, Study Away and Abroad Experiences Remote, Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Under limited supervision and serving as the face of the office, the position is responsible for developing, implementing, managing, and evaluating the daily operations of what is currently a one-person operation (not including student staff). Full consideration will be given to applications received on or before February 10, 2023.
Central Energy Plant Operator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Supervise the complete shift operation of the Central Energy Plant, Heating Ventilating, Air Conditioning (HVAC) Central Control System, Steam Distribution System, Campus Generators, CHP Backup Generator and Fuel Storage Facility. Assist in the planning, scheduling, operation, and maintenance of the Central Energy Plant.
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 (www.mtri.org).
Research Engineer/Scientist I - Remote Sensing Engineer Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor, MI)
MTRI (www.mtri.org) is seeking a highly motivated, intellectually curious professional interested in conducting cutting-edge research in applying active and passive remote sensing techniques to monitor water quality in inland, coastal, and marine systems. Individuals will be developing an externally supported research portfolio while supporting multiple projects for government and commercial customers. This position requires collaboration with senior engineers and scientists to research, design, and evaluate algorithms for various signal- and image-processing applications as well as design instrumentation for deployment in the natural and built environment. A successful candidate will have a solid background in natural sciences, materials science, and image processing. In addition, an ideal candidate would have prior experience writing scientific software, generating refereed journal article material, proposal writing experience, and knowledge in collecting aquatic field data.
Research Engineer I - Software Developer Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor, MI)
MTRI is seeking a motivated professional to help support multiple projects for our government and commercial customers. The Software Developer will work with senior engineers and scientists to research, develop, and evaluate algorithms for a variety of signal and image processing applications. The successful candidate will have a solid background in computer science with strong skills in software prototyping, software design, and algorithm design. The position is based at MTRI in Ann Arbor, MI (www.mtri.org).
Assistant Teaching Professor in GIS & Remote Sensing Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science at Michigan Technological University invites applications for the position of Assistant Teaching Professor in GIS and Remote Sensing. This is a nine-month, non-tenure-track, renewable position at MTU. Michigan Tech attracts world-class faculty and staff who enrich the educational experience of smart, motivated, and adventurous students. Applicants who are committed to promoting a sense of belonging and contributing to an equitable and inclusive learning environment for all are strongly encouraged to apply (https://www.mtu.edu/diversity-inclusion/).
Groundsperson Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Maintain and improve University grounds including turf, streets, parking lots and subsurface infrastructure; move equipment and furniture; transport incoming and outgoing freight shipments; set up furnishings and equipment at special events; and assist and work with Operators and Trades personnel on a wide variety of projects.
Center Coordinator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
This position is responsible for all aspects of the daily operations of the center; including purchasing, budgeting, project accounting, and HR related activity along with project coordination and maintenance of the center’s client relationship management system which retains training and contact records.
Chief Information Security Officer Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Responsible for the development and delivery of a comprehensive information security strategy to optimize the security posture of the university.
Cooks Helper Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Cook's Helper will provide support to dining service operations by assisting cooks in the proper preparation and help coordinate production of all menu items assigned by management with staff. This position will work to ensure that services are consistent with the mission and goals of the department and the university. This position will provide service excellence faculty, staff, students and guests.
APSRC - Director of Business Operations Advanced Power Systems Research Center (Near Houghton County Airport)
Manage the business operations within the Advanced Power Systems Research Center. Oversee and manage the finances of the center. Prepare budgets, monitor account balances, analyze data and prepare annual reports and quarterly projections. Assist and advise Center Director, Associate Director, center faculty, and staff regarding financial and accounting matters and policies and procedures. Prepare additional financial reports as needed. Support development of large proposals to federal agencies and for consortiums. Serve as the Center liaison to Sponsored Programs, Human Resources, University Marketing and Communications, and Financial Services and Operations.
Custodian Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Responsible for the performance of routine and special custodial duties in facilities and grounds as assigned. Work is performed in accordance with instructions and schedules provided, with results regularly inspected. Provide excellent customer service to a wide variety of internal and external customers.
Office Assistant 5 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Support merchandising operations of the Campus Bookstore and University Images in merchandise sales and customer service.
Facilities Engineer Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Administer design and construction projects, supervise construction, perform on-site quality control inspections and coordinate safety of campus construction projects. Produce design and construction documents for various building-related projects, using AutoCAD and other computer-based tools, with proficiency in mechanical, electrical, structural and architectural building systems. Advise and make recommendations to the Director of Engineering Services on all aspects of construction, engineering, architecture, construction cost, life safety, and code compliance in pursuit of University objectives.
Food Service Helper Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Perform in areas of food service to include food preparation and production, including customer service, equipment operation, and cashier duties.
Office Assistant 4 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Positively represent and provide professional clerical and administrative support functions for the Department of Kinesiology and Integrated Physiology. Provide front line customer service to faculty, staff, students, and visitors.
Student Leadership and Involvement Coordinator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Tech’s student leadership development and campus involvement are integral to student recruitment, retention, and success. Our vision is that every Michigan Tech student will be a responsible member of our global community. The ideal candidate will be a creative, collaborative, energetic, and experienced individual. Guided by our vision for students and desired student learning and leadership outcomes, you will have opportunities to build and/or participate in new and engaging systems, work processes, and programs in a fast-paced and results-oriented office culture. Most importantly, you will be expected to act with a genuine and measurable commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion so that students of all backgrounds feel welcome and a sense of belonging on our campus, are well-served, and are positioned for success after graduation. As a member of the Student Leadership and Involvement team, the coordinator will collaborate with and advise members of the Memorial Union Board (MUB Board) and the Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) community to plan and facilitate campus programs and events, including traditions and Late Night Programming.. The Coordinator also supports the work of the Fraternities & Sororities through advisement, program development, evaluation, and other duties that support the advancement of the Greek Community. The coordinator will ensure that services are consistent with the mission and goals of the Division of Student Affairs and the University.

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