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Department Chair, Engineering Fundamentals Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
*Internal posting to Michigan Tech employees only* The College of Engineering at Michigan Technological University invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Chair of the Engineering Fundamentals (EF) Department to begin July 1, 2021. The Chair will lead the EF faculty in their mission of excellence in teaching, STEM educational research, and service. We seek an individual with the vision and experience to elevate the department's prominence in the First-Year Engineering program, further our strong tradition of education excellence, and grow our Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) program. The Chair is the chief academic officer of the department and will lead a multidisciplinary team of eight faculty and one staff member and will report directly to the Dean of the College of Engineering.
Administrative Aide 7 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Provide administrative support to the Department of Humanities. Provide excellent services to a wide variety of customers including staff, faculty, students and the general public. This role requires attention to detail, efficient organizational skills, a high level of technical abilities and discretion in handling confidential information.
Assistant or Associate Professor, Sleep Physiology Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University, a nationally recognized leader in science and engineering education and research, invites applicants for an assistant or associate tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology. We seek a candidate with expertise in sleep physiology to utilize our state-of-the-art sleep laboratory.
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).
Scene Shop Supervisor Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
As the person primarily responsible for the safety, maintenance, and operation of the scene shop, the individual will work closely with the VPA faculty in support of divisions of theatre, visual arts, sound and music under immediate supervision of the VPA faculty Technical Director. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to instructional and technical support of faculty and students in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts. Primary emphasis will be on theatre productions, in balance with projects in visual arts and sound. This individual is responsible for executing: construction projects, shop safety, shop maintenance, work processing, work scheduling, equipment operation, work quality, student hiring and training. The shop supervisor will work closely with the Technical Director to assist with overseeing construction, installation, and strike of scenic elements with student crews. The shop supervisor will work closely with technical production staff at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts. The supervisor will work closely with the VPA Safety Officer to ensure the safety of those using the shop. The Scene Shop Supervisor will work closely with faculty from all VPA disciplines (theatre, visual arts, music, & sound) who may use the scene shop as part of their course instruction, or for their own creative research.
Assistant Research Scientist - Remote Sensing/GIS Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor, MI)
The Assistant Research Scientist – Remote Sensing/GIS position provides support for MTRI programs focused on the application of geospatial analysis and image processing to solve governmental and societal needs through sponsored research. The ability to improve the processing, analysis, and visualization of remote sensing data will be important. Examples of current research areas include Great Lakes aquatic sensing, invasive species mapping, transportation infrastructure assessment, wetlands mapping, emission impacts from wildfires, improved geotemporal visualization of complex data and patterns, and extending UAV-enabling sensing. The position is based at MTRI in Ann Arbor, MI (www.mtri.org).
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Michigan Technological University invites applications and nominations for a faculty position opening, at the assistant professor level. Michigan Tech BME seeks outstanding candidates who can add to our existing research and teaching strengths in all areas of biomedical engineering with a preference given for those in tissue engineering research areas.
Research and Communications Facilitator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
This position is outward-facing, representing and promotion the department to external constituencies. The person will act as a department liaison in supporting the Chair with other units on campus (e.g. Research Development, Federal Relations & Corporate Research, Sponsored Programs, Alumni Relations, and University Marketing and Communication Services).
Multicultural Student Success Coordinator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Develops and administers programs, and directs student supports that contribute to the retention and success of students from historically underrepresented and marginalized backgrounds to advance the mission of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion. Oversees a broad range of initiatives and programs related to equity support systems for underrepresented and ethnically diverse students. Provides support and advocacy for the CDI Presidents Council and other identity-based student organizations.
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 or Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering invites applications for one or more faculty positions at the assistant or associate level, to begin in the fall semester of 2021. 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.
Office Assistant 6 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Perform a unique and continuously changing blend of clerical office work and support for the Student Leadership & Involvement Office and staff therein, as well as our Registered Student Organizations (RSO’s). As a part of the Student Leadership & Involvement team, the Office Assistant will provide general support for all Student Leadership & Involvement programs and initiatives. This position will work to ensure that services are consistent with the mission and goals of the Division of Student Affairs and the University.
Managing Director, Microfabrication Facility Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Manages and leads business and technical operations of the Microfabrication Facility {MFF) for the University. Ensures that the MFF and specialty systems are fully operational and comply with University standards for Integrated safety management, ESH/QA, and general operations. The MFF managing director is expected to closely work with the faculty director to establish and manage the operational and financial condition of the MFF as It responds to the current and future technological needs of research and education with the University. Oversees a user training and certification program as required to gain access to the facility, and Is responsible for developing primary operational documents as required by the University. Responsible for leading and coordinating general facility maintenance, Including all subsystems and tools. Responsible for building a high performing student team and coordinate with technical staff across the University.
Assistant to the Dean of Students and Vice President for Student Affairs Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Dean of Students/Vice President (DOS/VP) for Student Affairs requires an Administrative Associate with exceptional attention to detail, efficient organizational skills, a high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information. The ideal candidate must be able to manage a very diverse range of routine and complex administrative tasks. There is an expectation that the person in this role is able to quickly focus, adapt, and respond to changing/developing priorities. The position helps promote a student first philosophy and is a model for service excellence as they interact with a diverse population of both internal and external constituents.
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.
Assistant Professor, Human Biology Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Department of Biological Sciences at Michigan Technological University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Human Biology. We are seeking a colleague who will develop a productive independent research program and build collaborations within the departmental strengths in human health, biochemistry and molecular biology, and/or ecology to answer fundamental questions in biology.
Department Chair, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The College of Engineering at Michigan Technological University invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Chair of the Mechanical Engineering - Engineering Mechanics (ME-EM) Department to begin July 1, 2021. The Chair will lead the ME-EM faculty in their mission of excellence in education, research, and service. We seek an individual with the vision and experience to elevate the department's prominence in research within the fields of mechanical engineering and engineering mechanics, further our strong tradition of education excellence, and grow our M.S. and Ph.D. programs.
Office Assistant 6 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Provide professional clerical and administrative support functions for the College of Engineering. Provide front line customer service to faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Work hours during the academic year are 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Assistant Professor, Computational & Applied Mathematics Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Applications are invited for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Computational and Applied Mathematics. All research areas in Computational and Applied Mathematics will be considered, but candidates with expertise in Computational PDEs, Randomized Numerical Linear Algebra, Model Reduction, Uncertainty Quantification, Operations Research, and Inverse Problems are encouraged to apply.
Software Developer Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
We are looking for a Software Engineer with a customer driven focus and who is passionate about their craft and excited to build software. This position provides a self-motivated candidate the opportunity to demonstrate their software development skills within a cross-functional team of software engineers, civil engineers, technical writers and administrative staff to design, program, test, document, and maintain our software. We support and maintain multiple products so there are considerable opportunities for personal and professional growth. The ideal candidate is results-driven and adept at converting system requirements and specifications into sound technical solutions.

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