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As of January 4, 2022, Michigan Tech is requiring all faculty, staff, temporary and student employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19 due to the Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate or have an approved exemption for a religious or medical reason. This includes those working remotely. More information on this policy is available at Michigan Tech Flex.

Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Principal Lecturer, Professor of Practice

Apply now Job No: 21270
Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Work Type: Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time
Categories: Engineering

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer that provides equal opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  

If you require any auxiliary aids, services, or other accommodations to apply for employment, or for an interview, at Michigan Technological University, please notify the Human Resources office at 906-487-2280 or mtujobs@mtu.edu.

Job Description Summary

Michigan Technological University and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering invites applications for one or more non tenure track faculty positions at all levels to begin in the fall semester of 2022. The department seeks forward-looking individuals that are skilled at translating new and exciting discoveries into effective graduate and undergraduate teaching in both face-to-face classrooms and on-line courses.

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/).

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)

Develop strong educational programs.
Translate new and exciting discoveries into effective undergraduate and graduate teaching activities both face-to-face and online.
Participation in department and university committees.
Integrate safety practices into daily activities.
Commit to learning about continuous improvement strategies and applying them to everyday work, as well as University and ABET Assessment activities.
Ability to learn and leverage new teaching technologies.
Other duties as assigned.

Required Education, Certifications, Licensures (minimum requirements)

Applicants for a Professor of Practice position are required to have a minimum of a B.S. Degree with significant industrial experience in electrical, computer or robotics engineering or a closely related discipline.  All other ranks in this posting require minimally a master's degree or equivalent professional qualifications,  in the same disciplines.  

Required Experience (minimum requirements)

Demonstrated ability to teach effectively in electrical, robotic, or computer engineering.
Ability to communicate effectively with students, professionals, and general public.
Demonstrated experience successfully working with diverse individuals.

Desirable Education and/or Experience

3 years minimum of relevant industrial experience preferred.

An earned Ph.D. degree and experience in electrical, computer, or robotics engineering or a closely related discipline.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)

Ability to teach all levels of undergraduate courses and advanced offerings in their particular areas of interest and expertise.
Ability to communicate effectively with students, professional colleagues and the general public.
Ability to communicate effectively across cultural boundaries and work harmoniously with diverse groups.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities

Experience teaching courses in electrical engineering, computer engineering, robotic engineering; post-doctoral research experience and training; industrial related experience.

Interest and experience in areas include, but are not limited to:

Computer Engineering
Reconfigurable Computing
Computer Architecture
Embedded Systems
Robotic Engineering
Imaging and Machine Vision
Signals and Systems
Electronics
Electrophysics

Language, Mathematics and/or Reasoning Skills

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Work Environment and/or Physical Demands

The work environment is that of a typical office and/or classroom setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

Required Training and Other Conditions of Employment

Every employee at Michigan Technological University will receive the following 4 required trainings; additional training may be required by the department.

Required University Training:

  • Employee Safety Overview

  • Anti-Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation Training

  • Annual Data Security Training 

  • Annual Title IX Training

Background Check:

Offers of employment are contingent upon and not considered finalized until the required background check has been performed and the results received and assessed.

Other Conditions of Employment:

As of January 4, 2022, Michigan Tech is requiring all faculty, staff, temporary and student employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19 due to the Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate or have an approved exemption for a religious or medical reason.  This includes those working remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the mtu flex website.

Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) % (1=100%)

1

FLSA Status

Exempt

Appointment Term

9 months

Shift

 

Pay Rate/Salary

 

Title of Position Supervisor

Department Chair

Posting Type

Internal & External

Dependent on Funding

No

Special Instructions to Applicants (if applicable)

Applications must be submitted online at http://www.employment.mtu.edu/cw/en-us/job/492739 and contain the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, teaching philosophy statement, and a statement describing commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion though their teaching and service. Applicants will be asked to provide contact information for three reference providers. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position(s) are filled.

For more information about the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, please visit our web site at https://www.mtu.edu/ece/

Additional Information

Located in Houghton, in the heart of Upper Michigan’s scenic Keweenaw Peninsula, the university is just a few miles from Lake Superior. The surrounding area is perfect for enjoying outdoor activities throughout the year.

Michigan Tech recognizes the importance of supporting faculty members’ partners; candidates selected for on-campus interviews will be invited to bring a guest. Additional details on our Partner Engagement Program can be found at https://www.mtu.edu/provost/programs/partner-engagement/.

Michigan Tech is proud to be an ADVANCE Institution that has thrice received National Science Foundation support to increase diversity, inclusion, and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented individuals in STEM. (see https://www.mtu.edu/advance/).

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer that provides equal opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Required Education, Certifications, Licensures* (minimum requirements)

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