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Assistant Teaching Professor, Engineering Fundamentals Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
We are seeking an assistant teaching professor ready to grow their career; Applicants with the required education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and accomplishments conducive to a higher rank will also be considered for an appointment at the rank of associate or full teaching professor or professor of practice. Applications are due January 2nd with the anticipated start date of August 21, 2023. Michigan Tech’s nationally recognized College of Engineering offers ample opportunities for collaboration in research and teaching across engineering disciplines. Required Statement: 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/).
System Administrator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University’s Information Technology department is seeking applicants for a system administrator focused on research computing infrastructures. Infrastructure will include single and multi-node GPU compute clusters, faculty research desktops, as well as some legacy systems still in production. This critical role will support research computing needs across campus. You will become part of a culture that empowers employees, treats them with respect, and encourages innovation and open communication.
Postdoctoral Scholar, Computational Biomedical Engineering Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
A postdoctoral associate position is available at Michigan Technological University (Michigan Tech) to conduct research on a wide range of topics related to computational biomedical engineering. The appointment is for 12 months, with an option for renewal upon satisfactory performance and funding availability. Successful applicants would join a team of postdoctoral staff, undergraduate and graduate students advised by Dr. Jingfeng Jiang, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and Director of Biocomputing and Digital Health (a joint center affiliated with Health Research Institute and Institute of Computing and Cybernetics. The applicant would select research topic(s) working with the supervisor on the following area: • Biomedical Imaging Analysis and Data Analytics Including Machine Learning • Computer Modeling of Human Physiological Systems • Software Development and Integration with applications in Biomechanical Analysis Michigan Tech attracts world-class staff and faculty who enrich the educational experience of smart, motivated, and adventurous students. Applicants who are committed to promoting a sense of belonging and contributing to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning environment for all are strongly encouraged to apply (https://www.mtu.edu/diversity-inclusion/).
Assistant Teaching Professor, Applied Computing Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University and the Department of Applied Computing invite applications for an instructional track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor in the Mechatronics, Electrical, and Robotics Engineering Technology (MERET) program. Applicants with the education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and accomplishments commensurate with a higher rank may be considered for an appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Teaching Professor, or Professor of Practice. Michigan Tech attracts world-class faculty who enrich the educational experience of smart, motivated, and adventurous students. Applicants who are committed to promoting a sense of belonging and contributing to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning environment for all are strongly encouraged to apply (https://www.mtu.edu/diversity-inclusion/).
Assistant Professor, Applied Computing Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University and the Department of Applied Computing invite applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants with the education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and accomplishments commensurate with a higher rank may be considered for an appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. Michigan Tech attracts world-class faculty who enrich the educational experience of smart, motivated, and adventurous students. Applicants who are committed to promoting a sense of belonging and contributing to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning environment for all are strongly encouraged to apply (https://www.mtu.edu/diversity-inclusion/).
Construction Manager Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Administer construction projects, supervise construction, perform on-site quality control inspections and coordinate safety of campus construction projects. Advise and make recommendations to the Director of Engineering Services and others on all aspects of design and construction, construction cost, life safety and code compliance in pursuit of university objectives. Participate in the production of construction documents, and administer the project bidding process.
Linux System Administrator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
As the Linux System Administrator working in our Operations Shop area, you will be responsible for maintaining and supporting the Linux Desktop Environment (LDE) used by the faculty, staff, and students on Michigan Technological University’s campus, as well as designing the future of the Linux desktop environment by researching and implementing new tools and technologies. You will oversee the packaging and distribution of Linux academic software available to faculty, staff and students in their offices and our computer labs. You will train and supervise a team of Linux student technicians who will assist you in these responsibilities. You will model and teach problem-solving, professional customer communication, and other interpersonal skills. You will become part of a culture that empowers employees, treats them with respect, and encourages innovation and open communication.
Assistant Professor, Computer Science Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University, Department of Computer Science invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor. Applicants with the required education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and accomplishments commensurate with a higher rank will also be considered for an appointment at the rank of associate or full professor. Applicants for the position are required to have earned doctorates in Computer Science, or a closely related field. All research areas in Computer Science are of interest, including cybersecurity, artificial intelligence/machine learning, systems, and software engineering. Michigan Tech attracts world-class faculty and staff who enrich the educational experience of smart, motivated, and adventurous students. Michigan Tech is proud to be an ADVANCE Institution that has received three National Science Foundation grants to increase diversity, inclusion, and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented individuals in STEM. 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 (see https://www.mtu.edu/diversity-inclusion/ for more information on Michigan Tech’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, and our strategic planning framework).
Administrative Aide 7 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Provide administrative support to the chair, faculty and staff in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. Independently provide day-to-day front office management for the ECE Department. Responsible for processing accounting, finance and payroll transactions within the department. Plan and coordinate departmental functions, such as meetings, banquets, events, retreats
Associate Dean for Research Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The College of Engineering invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Associate Dean for Research to begin entering the position approximately Nov. 15, 2022, and fully assuming the position in spring semester, 2023. The Associate Dean for Research works with the Dean and other members of the College to further the research and innovation mission of the College. They are a member of the leadership team of the college, the Engineering Council (EC), and serve as a representative of the college in areas of research and innovation to our external constituents as well as within Michigan Tech. The College encourages minority and female applicants and is committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment for all people.
Assistant Research Engineer Keweenaw Research Center (Near Houghton County Airport)
Support the execution of tasks related to engineering projects. Project tasks include, but aren’t limited to, development, fabrication, assembly, troubleshooting, repair, and evaluation of ground vehicle electronics and related subsystems.
Housing Operations Coordinator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Housing Operations Coordinator is a 12-month, full time position responsible for coordinating multiple logistical operations for the department, ensuring an efficient housing operation that maximizes satisfaction for students. Responsibilities include direct management and oversight of the comprehensive front desk system in the university’s residence halls, ensuring the students are provided an exceptional customer service experience and that the facility is presenting an image consistent with the university. This position will assist with similar projects including the management of the Quad Core Fitness Centers in the halls, supervision of the Operations Assistants who provide facility support, and assist with summer conference planning. Additionally, they will partner with the Assistant Director of Housing to coordinate an off campus transition program for undergraduate resident students that helps prepare them for success in off campus living and provides them resources to listings to successfully find housing. Close proximity to campus is important to provide after hours support to operational functions as needed. Staff is provided a 1 bedroom on campus apartment at no cost and a meal plan. Staff may negotiate to reside off campus provided they are able to provide a response plan for after hours support.
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.
Manager of Budget & Planning – Auxiliary Services Lakeshore Center (Houghton, MI)
The Budget Office and the Associate Vice President for Administration are looking for a 12-month, full-time Manager of Budget & Planning. The Manager will ensure that the financial planning functions and business transactions of Auxiliary Services are meeting customer needs, departmental targets, and that planning is forward-looking and strategic to address the growth needs of the University. They will be responsible for leading continuous improvement efforts to ensure best-in-class service and financial performance and growth. This position will also assist the Director of Budget and Financial Planning in financial analysis of other University operations and assigned projects. The position will report to the Director of Budget and Financial Planning.
Assistant or Associate Professor Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics invites applications for the position of Professor at all ranks, multiple hires are expected. Applicants for the position are required to have earned doctorates in Mechanical Engineering, or a closely related field. All research areas are of interest, including space technology, aerospace technology, NVH, acoustics/noise control, composites, electric vehicles, and more. 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/).
Business Manager Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Responsible for developing, planning, directing, coordinating, and evaluating the fiscal, administrative, personnel, and business functions for the Facilities Management department. The Business Manager has advisory, budgetary, managerial, and supervisory duties, and responsibility for independent decision making regarding the daily administrative operations of the department. Job Functions: 45% Fiscal Management; 30% Administrative; 20% Personnel / Supervision; 5% Other duties as assigned
Laboratory Instrument Coordinator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Laboratory Instrument Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining scientific instruments and equipment for the teaching and research laboratories in the Department of Chemistry. The coordinator will work closely with faculty and lab supervisors in physical, analytical, biochemistry, and other courses. The coordinator will train graduate and undergraduate students to use the equipment, perform routine maintenance, work with vendors and service representatives, as needed. Some contributions to the teaching mission are expected including training teaching assistants, assisting with design of new laboratory modules, preparing demonstrations, and teaching troubleshooting skills.
Assistant, Associate or Full Teaching Professor Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University and the Department of Computer Science invite applications for an instructional track faculty position at all levels. The successful candidate should be able to teach across the CS curriculum beginning January 2023. Specific areas of need include introductory programming and software engineering courses. 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/).
Office Assistant 4 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
This position will assist with proctoring exams and support the needs of the Michigan Tech Testing Center, either in person or online. This position will also be expected to complete additional training allowing them to proctor for sponsored exams.
Department Chair, Chemical Engineering Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The College of Engineering at Michigan Technological University invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering to begin July 1, 2023. The department seeks an individual who has a demonstrated record of scholarly and administrative achievement. The Chair will lead the Chemical Engineering faculty in our mission of excellence in education, research, and service while promoting a culture of safety and a welcoming inclusive environment. We seek an individual with the vision and experience to elevate the department’s prominence in chemical engineering research, further our strong tradition of educational excellence, grow our M.S. and Ph.D. programs, and work with all stakeholders to integrate the department’s activities and goals with the strategic plans of the College and University. Michigan Tech attracts world-class staff and faculty who enrich the educational experience of smart, motivated, and adventurous students. Applicants committed to promoting a sense of belonging and contributing to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning environment for all are encouraged to apply (https://www.mtu.edu/diversity-inclusion/). The Department of Chemical Engineering encourages minority and female applicants and is committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment for all people.

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