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Postdoctoral Scholar Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
This postdoctoral research associate will work on a new federally-funded project to develop a continuous process for conversion of mixed plastic waste using fast pyrolysis.
Communications Director Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University has an opening for a communications director to provide the College of Sciences and Arts (CSA) and its eleven departments with web marketing project management, website maintenance, outreach, recruiting and marketing. The appropriate candidate will also consult with departmental web liaisons on web and document accessibility and updates to news blogs and event calendars. The communications director will report to the Dean of the College of Sciences and Arts and will collaborate with University Marketing and Communications and web liaisons to improve and maintain the quality and usability of all College of Sciences and Arts websites to support recruitment and reputation initiatives. The director will work with the Dean and department chairs to support all aspects of the College’s marketing and communications. College of Sciences and Arts web properties include 21 CMS websites, 1,500 CMS webpages, 19 news blogs, 35 customized WordPress sites, and dozens of events calendars. Each department provides at least one web liaison to collaborate with and the College employs one student web content specialist to assist with routine web maintenance projects.
CEP Mechanic/Operator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Maintain plant equipment and assist or fill in for the Shift Operator in the operation and maintenance of the Central Energy Plant, HVAC Central Control System, Campus Steam Distribution System and Fuel Storage Facility.
Office Assistant 6 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Office Assistant provides general office support for the Student Financial Services Center. The office assistant coordinates with multiple staff members to ensure office coverage and is responsible for responding to the ever-changing needs of the department and the students, families, faculty, and staff that it serves. The Office Assistant must regularly demonstrate professional written and verbal communication, and needs to have excellent customer service and computer skills, approach work processes methodically, and have extreme attention to detail. This position provides answers and guidance to students and families regarding the financial aid process and must function effectively in a fast-paced environment.
Windows System Administrator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The System Administrators in our Windows team are responsible for the effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, maintenance, security, and performance of a large number of Windows workstations and servers. As a member of our Windows team you will also maintain the systems and services related to authentication (AD/Kerberos), configuration management (SCCM), patch management (WSUS), and application packaging and distribution. You will become part of a culture that empowers employees, treats them with respect, and encourages innovation and open communication.
Head Women's Soccer Coach Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Oversee all aspects of the women’s varsity soccer program at the NCAA Division II level. Responsible for recruitment, scheduling, practice/game preparation, competition coaching duties, budget management, fund raising and promotion. Assist the Athletic Director in a leadership role in enhancing the internal and external visibility and recognition of the Michigan Tech Soccer program. Teach activity courses in the Department of Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology.
Senior IT Security Engineer Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
As the Senior IT Security Engineer you will be responsible for the engineering and execution of security controls for University systems to meet our strategies as set by the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), IT leadership team, and other University or regulatory bodies. You will work closely with IT areas ensuring our controls are implemented properly and will provide security analysis and design assistance. You will coordinate with the Security Analyst to correct or mitigate any deficiencies identified in the system. This position works with the CISO to ensure that risks have been properly identified and mitigated. Additionally, this role will assist the CISO in determining the University's security goals and policies. You will become part of a culture that empowers employees, treats them with respect, and encourages innovation and open communication.
Office Assistant 5 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Office Assistant will provide accurate financial processing support to auxiliary units within Michigan Tech. 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 to multiple departments on campus.
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.
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 (
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.
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 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.