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IT Inventory Control Clerk Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
This position is responsible for the lifecycle of IT inventory and asset control from initial receipt to final disposal. This includes maintaining records of materials in inventory and on order, monitoring reorder points and initiating action to replenish stock, and reconciling discrepancies in inventories. This position will oversee the receiving of all IT procurement inventory and is the initial point of contact for all customer issues related to inventory and inventory storage. You will become part of a culture that empowers employees, treats them with respect, and encourages innovation and open communication.
Postdoctoral Scholar, Molecular Biology or Physiology Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
We seek applicants for a Postdoctoral Associate position to perform experiments related to central mechanisms underlying salt sensitive hypertension development. The project is funded by a NIHR01 grant. The work responsibility is to conduct research related to the central nervous system in blood pressure regulation and in gene modifications leading to neuro-cardiovascular deregulation. Work will include the generation and testing of hypothesis using tools such as viral vector mediated gene overexpression or knockdown in hypertensive rat models and in cell cultures. 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 an equitable and inclusive learning environment for all are strongly encouraged to apply (https://www.mtu.edu/diversity-inclusion/).
Director, Human Research Protection Program Remote, Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Director of the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) at Michigan Technological University (MTU) is charged with ensuring that the human research protections program complies with applicable laws, regulations, and policies. The Director, within the Office of Research Integrity, is responsible for oversight of the human research protections program including administration of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) as well as implementation and management of policies and procedures related to research involving human subjects.
Administrative Aide 8 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Provide support for all aspects of the graduate program (MS and PhD) in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Work closely with the Graduate Program Director in the administration of the Graduate Program. Administer graduate student support for ECE graduate students. Coordinate and process payroll for graduate and undergraduate students. Provide general professional and administrative support to the ECE chair, faculty, staff and students.
Associate Director, Experiential Learning Partnerships Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Enterprise Program seeks a highly motivated, collaborative, and creative individual for the open position of Assoc Dir - Experiential Learning Partnerships. The Associate Director builds positive relationships to successfully grow and sustain external support for Senior Capstone Design projects. A primary responsibility of this position is developing proposals for industry-sponsored projects, student competition teams, program initiatives, and associated events. Additionally, this role supports the development and execution of university-level engagement strategies with key corporations, industrial partners, and philanthropic donors. Moreover, the Associate Director supports the broader goals and growth of the Enterprise Program through the support of day-to-day program coordination, assessment, events, and other initiatives as needed. The position will be primarily performed on-site, but may provide an option of working remotely. Salary is negotiable and is based on experience.
Assistant, Associate or Senior Research Scientist/Engineer Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC) at Michigan Technological University (Michigan Tech) aims to advance freshwater and coastal ocean research as a foundation for health, economic prosperity and global sustainability through interdisciplinary research cutting across Michigan Tech’s academic programs. The GLRC institute includes collaborative faculty from fourteen disciplines within the Colleges of Engineering, Computing, Sciences and Arts, Business, and Forest Resources and Environmental Sciences. The GLRC is currently seeking to hire outstanding scientific or engineering research scientists in the areas of (1) marine technology and engineering (emphasizing maritime autonomous vehicles, controls, sensors, decision making, and policy); (2) applied sensing, modeling, and signal processing (including, but not limited to, underwater acoustics, data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and data fusion); (3) Polar processes and sea ice dynamics (observation, modeling, and forecasting); or (4) other areas of freshwater and coastal ocean research. Successful candidates will show evidence of a commitment to public outreach and the translation of research into impactful change. Ideal candidates will have a strong background in ocean or freshwater science and/or engineering and demonstrated involvement in interdisciplinary research with evidence of direct success in developing proposals to state or federal agencies, industry, or other sources resulting in a funded research portfolio. Candidates should bring innovative ideas to build additional collaborations across academic disciplines and provide expertise that bridges existing competencies to positively impact the success of others on campus. Successful candidates will exhibit depth of knowledge in their field(s) while exhibiting breadth and a strong desire to engage others in interdisciplinary work to advance the missions of the Institute and the University.
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.
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.
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.

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