Human Resources

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.

Current Opportunities

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Administrative Aide 8 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Provide professional and administrative support to the Department of Chemical Engineering faculty, staff and students concerning purchase transactions, account balances and account transfers. Provide support for all aspects of the graduate program (MS & PhD) in the Department. Additional responsibilities include general support for department activities and to the faculty, staff, students, alumni and guests.
Administrative Aide 7 Lakeshore Center (Houghton, MI)
Perform clerical and administrative support functions for the Benefits Office. Provide front line customer service to faculty, staff, students and visitors.
Assistant Research Engineer – Software Developer Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor, MI)
The Assistant Research Engineer-Software Developer 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).
Assistant, Associate, or Senior Research Engineer or Scientist Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Health Research Institute (HRI) is seeking an Assistant, Associate, or Senior Research Engineer or Scientist 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. Priority applicants will show an understanding of HRI’s membership, their research, and be able to identify at least three possibilities for future collaboration. The ideal candidate is a self-starting, driven researcher with a desire to perform exceptional work while contributing expertise to other labs and faculty.
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.
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, Rhetoric and Composition Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Department of Humanities at Michigan Technological University invites applications for an open rank, tenure track, Professor of Rhetoric and Composition position in Rhetoric and Composition to begin August 2022. 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/).
Facility Coordinator The Ford Center (L'Anse, MI)
Alberta is an unincorporated community 8 miles south of L’Anse and is the site of the Ford Center. Alberta is managed by MTU’s College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science. The Facility Manager is responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of all facilities within Alberta and nearby as assigned. The Facility Manager is to maintain a safe and comfortable environment for students, faculty, staff, and town residents in a cost-effective manner under minimum supervision.
Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Principal Lecturer, Professor of Practice Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
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/).
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering invites applications for one or more tenure track faculty positions at assistant, associate professor, or professor level, to begin in the fall semester of 2022. The department seeks forward-looking individuals who will develop vigorous research programs; who 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/).
Assistant Director, Orientation and Transition Programs Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Provide managerial oversight for Michigan Tech’s undergraduate orientation programs and support student success initiatives.
Assistant Golf Professional Portage Lake Golf Course (Houghton, MI)
Assist with the management and oversight of daily golf operations at Portage Lake Golf Course. All duties of the position shall be performed with a commitment to the highest level of customer service and total satisfaction of all customers.
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.
Administrative Aide 7 Lakeshore Center (Houghton, MI)
The Administrative Aide 7 is a member of the Financial Services & Operations team and is responsible for maintaining the fixed asset records of the University. Other responsibilities include processing location changes, assisting with the annual physical inventory, and reviewing surplus equipment/property requests. This position also utilizes the document imaging system, Perceptive Content to route, scan, and link documents.
Assistant Professor, Digital Media Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Department of Humanities at Michigan Technological University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in the field of Communication and Media Studies, or a closely-related field, with specialization in digital media and/or data journalism.
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, Communication Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Department of Humanities at Michigan Technological University invites applications for a tenure track, open rank, Professor of Communication to begin August 2022. 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/). Candidates should have a record of excellent teaching and scholarly work in Communication, with specialization in the fields of Human-Machine Communication (HMC) or Computer-Mediated Communication. Areas of research may include but are not limited to the intersection of human-machine communication and the following: AI, linguistics, interpersonal/group communication, organizational communication, disability studies, media and representation, culture and everyday life.
Assistant, Associate or Senior, Research Scientist or Research Engineer Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC) at Michigan Technological University 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 seeks to hire scientific or engineering research scientists to collaboratively develop their research portfolios in areas of freshwater and coastal ocean research. Priority consideration will be given to applicants in the area of Marine Technology and Engineering (emphasizing maritime autonomous vehicles, controls, sensors and sensing, decision making, and policy). Applications will also be accepted in the areas of (1) Underwater sensing, modeling, and signal processing (including, but not limited to, underwater acoustics, data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and data fusion); (2) Arctic processes and sea ice dynamics (observation, modeling, and forecasting); or (3) 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 applied to the marine environment and demonstrated involvement in interdisciplinary research with evidence of success in developing proposals to state or federal agencies, industry, or other sources resulting in a funded research portfolio. In addition, candidates should bring interesting 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 University.
Coordinator, Student Transition and Success Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Assist students in their academic, social and personal transition to Michigan Tech and support their ongoing success from enrollment to commencement. This is accomplished by supporting culturally-responsive planning, training, assessment, and programming within our new student programs and managing the ExSEL (Excelling the Student Experience in Learning) program.
Public Relations Specialist Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Public Relations Specialist helps to increase public awareness and understanding of Michigan Technological University by developing and promoting stories that demonstrate and advance the University’s mission and values. The Public Relations Specialist writes news releases, statements, campus communications, and magazine stories; coordinates general and breaking news coverage with other writers and the content team; and provides media relations services. This position reports to the executive director of communications within University Marketing and Communications (UMC).
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.

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