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Assistant Teaching Professor in Accounting Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University's College of Business invites applicants for an Assistant Teaching Professor in Accounting. The position requires the teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses in accounting/taxation, as well as maintaining an active research agenda as a scholarly-academic (SA) per AACSB standards. The successful candidate will demonstrate teaching experience and/or expertise in taxation. Teaching experience in financial statement analysis and some background in assessment of learning are also highly desirable. Candidates with a PhD, or JD with evidence of scholarship, and candidates near completion of their PhD (ABD) will be considered. A broad range of research interests will be considered, including pedagogical research in accounting/taxation. The ability to leverage research expertise in the classroom will be prioritized.
Public Safety Officer Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Provide security and police protection for persons and various university buildings and/or property within the university community, by enforcing the laws of the State of Michigan and administrative ordinances. This position is represented by the Police Officer’s Association.
Business/Training Support Specialist Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Center for Technology & Training is seeking a Business/Training Support Specialist to help elevate our trainings (transportation (roads and bridges) and environmental programs) and support our business activities. This position provides a self-motivated candidate with an opportunity to help develop new training materials and bring a fresh outlook to existing training materials. They provide support for events from start to finish – organizing events and working with both internal and external subject matter experts, processing registrations and payments, Zoom management, providing virtual and on-site event support, customer communications, and more. The Business/Training Support Specialist is also a key member of our financial team that reconciles event payments and periodically processes payroll. They will also work collaboratively with faculty, staff, students, and clients to complete project goals and to ensure that services are consistent with the mission of the center and the university.
Senior Research Engineer- Environmental Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
This position will serve as an advocate and technical resource for communities and utilities that manage environmental infrastructure (water, sewer, and storm systems). The position will lead the development and delivery of training and technical support services in the environmental infrastructure domain for the Center for Technology and Training. The position requires a bachelor's degree in civil or environmental engineering with a focus on drinking water or wastewater. Candidates must have strong experience working with regulators, utilities, and communities with a variety of environmental issues. •PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a remote position. It requires working in-office in Houghton, MI.
Senior Research Scientist/Engineer Translational Health Engineering Research Center (Grand Rapids, MI)
The Translational Health Engineering Research Center (THERC) at Michigan Technological University in West Michigan seeks to create, expand and accelerate research activities that improve the health of Michiganders. This will be accomplished by establishing a nationally visible research hub, promoting on- and off-campus collaborations with industry, researchers, and clinicians, and creating an environment that enhances external funding. THERC will be part of Michigan Tech’s Health Research Institute (HRI), which is comprised of 59 members from 14 academic departments across campus. We are a thriving, cooperative research community that sponsors activities to improve community health, graduate fellowship programs, a faculty mentoring program, and several social and networking events throughout the academic year. HRI is seeking a Senior Scientist or Engineer to join our interdisciplinary organization. We look forward to welcoming an exceptional researcher who is willing to build new collaborations, drive innovation, and lead an externally funded research program. Affiliation with academic departments is available to qualified candidates. Priority will be given to those in health-related computational research areas including, but not limited to bioinformatics, data analytics, artificial intelligence/machine learning, and medical image processing. The ideal candidate is a self-starting, driven researcher with a desire to develop a sustainable research program that includes contributing expertise to other labs at Michigan Tech and those located in Western Michigan.
Director of the Translational Health Engineering Research Center (THERC) Translational Health Engineering Research Center (Grand Rapids, MI)
The Translational Health Engineering Research Center (THERC) at Michigan Technological University in West Michigan seeks to create, expand and accelerate research activities that improve the health of Michiganders. This will be accomplished by establishing a nationally visible research hub, promoting on- and off-campus collaborations with industry, researchers, and clinicians, and creating an environment that enhances external funding. THERC will be part of Michigan Tech’s Health Research Institute (HRI) that is comprised of 59 members from 14 academic departments across campus. We are a thriving, cooperative research community that sponsors activities to improve community health, graduate fellowship programs, a faculty mentoring program, and several social and networking events throughout the academic year. HRI is seeking a Senior Scientist or Engineer to be Director of THERC and join our interdisciplinary organization. The Director of THERC will lead the growth of the center through the hiring and mentoring of active researchers. In addition to directing the center, we seek an exceptional researcher who is willing to build new collaborations, drive innovation, and lead an externally funded research program. Affiliation with academic departments is available to qualified candidates. Priority will be given to those in health-related computational research areas including, but not limited to bioinformatics, data analytics, artificial intelligence/machine learning, and medical image processing. The ideal candidate is a self-starting, driven researcher with a desire to lead a world-class research center and develop a sustainable research program that includes contributing expertise to other labs at Michigan Tech and those located in Western Michigan.
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.
IT Security Analyst Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The IT Security Analyst position is responsible for the day-to-day monitoring of University systems for intrusion, log management, vulnerability management, endpoint compliance, management of day-to-day security threads, and enforcing day-to-day IT security policy. The individual will also provide security analysis and design assistance to other IT units and investigate security incidents. This position requires technical skills along with the ability to collaborate with internal customers and vendors. You will become part of a culture that empowers employees, treats them with respect, and encourages innovation and open communication.
Assistant Director of Residence Education Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
As a member of the Residence Education and Housing Services team, the Assistant Director of Residence Education will partner with the Director in creating an inclusive and intentional residential education experience for students. This position is a champion for student and staff development and is responsible for the supervision, recruitment, and training of student and professional staff. The person in this position supports initiatives related to the continued development and retention of students living in the residence halls at Michigan Technological University. For the 2024-2025 academic year, the person in this role will focus on preparing for the opening of a new 516 bed residence hall in Fall 2025. This is a 12-month position. A furnished apartment is provided on site, however staff can explore off campus housing and be successful in the position.
Research Engineer I - Civil Engineer Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor, MI)
The Research Scientist I – Civil Engineer position provides leadership and support for MTRI programs focused on the development and application of civil engineering to remote sensing and geospatial analysis research projects to solve governmental and societal needs. Knowledge of CAD, digital twins, building information models, pavement condition assessment, traffic monitoring, programming, statistical analysis, asset management, and non-destructive evaluation (NDE) methods is required. The applicant will be expected to develop, support, select, apply for, and lead research projects that apply their knowledge of civil engineering to research questions. The ability to improve the processing and analysis of remote sensing and NDE data through custom coding and analysis for infrastructure condition assessment will be important. Examples of current research areas include paved and unpaved road condition assessment with drones, developing digital twins for bridges, improving hydrological modeling inputs, identifying road surface types using remote sensing data, modeling flooding and scour risks to railways and bridges, automating assessment of rail grade crossing safety, modeling risks to power plants, developing web-based decision support systems, and improving water quality at wastewater treatment lagoons. The position is based in-person at MTRI in Ann Arbor, MI (https://mtu.edu/mtri).
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.
Vice President for Research Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Vice President for Research leads Michigan Tech’s research, discovery, and creative portfolio. Reporting to the President and serving as a member of the President’s Council, the Vice President for Research oversees annual research expenditures of more than $100 million and represents Michigan Tech as a top research university to both internal and external audiences. The Vice President for Research works collaboratively within a shared governance framework to set priorities for institutional growth and investment in research and scholarship. The incumbent also leads strategic initiatives that establish and enhance excellence across a broad spectrum of research activities. The successful candidate will demonstrate a record of excellence in pursuing, receiving and managing competitive large-scale funded research projects; has a visionary approach to interdisciplinary research; possesses the expertise and insight regarding the future direction of sponsored research, nationally and globally; and has superior leadership and management skills. While maintaining a sharp focus on sponsored research growth, the Vice President for Research collaborates with the President , Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and academic deans to foster research, scholarship, and creative activity across the campus, as well as strengthening Michigan Tech’s ties with federal, state, foundation, industry funding sources, and other research universities.
Residence Education Coordinator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
As a member of the Residence Education and Housing Services team, the Residence Education Coordinator will assume a vital role in the residence life program for the growth of the individual through community living. The Residence Education Coordinator is responsible for providing and supporting student development and leadership, building community, and promoting learning in the residence halls. This is a 12-month live-in position. This position is limited to a three-year term. For more information, visit mtu.edu/housing/staff/rec/
Building Mechanic III Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of all facilities systems within the building complex or zone as defined and assigned. Maintain a safe and comfortable environment for students, faculty and staff in a cost-effective manner under minimum supervision.
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.
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.
Director of International Programs and Services Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Director of International Programs and Services (IPS), reporting to the Associate Dean of Students, works with international students on F and J Visas and works with faculty and staff on facilitating study abroad for the University. The Director ensures the institution's compliance with all U.S. Homeland Security and State Department regulations and Higher Learning Commission accreditation standards, enacts proactive approaches for facilitating students' cultural transitions and acculturation, advocates to advance initiatives that contribute to student's success and well-being, and works both on and off-campus to foster a vibrant and welcoming community for students and visiting scholars.
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.
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.
Assistant Professor, Health Informatics Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University and the Department of Applied Computing’s MS in Health Informatics program 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.

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