Employment Opportunities

Welcome and thank you for you interest in employment at Michigan Technological University. We are located in Houghton, MI, near the northern shore of the state’s beautiful Upper Peninsula. Only a short drive to Lake Superior, our location provides great year-round activities, from swimming, boating, and hiking in the summers to skiing, snowmobiling, and ice fishing in the winters. 

Please read our Strategic Plan to learn more about our mission and goals.

Faculty/Academic Postings

Faculty/Academic Postings

Assistant/Associate Professor - Big Data or Visualization
Computer Science

Assistant/Associate Professor
Computer Science

Assistant Professor - Experimental Physical Chemistry

Assistant Professor - Philosophy

Department Chair - Internal Only Posting
Social Sciences

Assistant Professor - Design Studies

Assistant Professor - Rhetoric & Professional Communication

Instructor - Intensive English as a Second Language

Assistant or Associate Professor
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Assistant Professor
Biological Sciences

Assistant or Associate Professor
Biomedical Engineering

Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering - Engineering Mechanics

Assistant Professor - Computational Fluid Dynamics
Mechanical Engineering - Engineering Mechanics

Senior Lecturer
Mechanical Engineering - Engineering Mechanics

Assistant Professor
Cognitive & Learning Science and Kinesiology & Integrative Physiology

Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering

Professor of Practice
School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science

Assistant or Associate Professor - Management Information Systems
School of Business & Economics

Assistant or Associate Professor in Accounting
School of Business & Economics

Assistant Professor
Cognitive & Learning Sciences

Staff Postings - Non Union

Staff Postings - Non-Union

Production Manager
Rozsa Center

Facilities Manager
Facilities Management  

Employment Services Representative
Human Resources

Science / Technology Writer
University Marketing & Communications

Advancement Officer
Office of Advancement

Programmer / Analyst
Enterprise Application Services

Assistant Director, Center for Pre-College Outreach
Center for Pre-College Outreach

Assistant Director of Graduate Enrollment Services
Graduate School

Facility Security Officer
Keweenaw Research Center

Coordinator - Career Development & Corporate Event Promotions
Career Services

Research Development Specialist
Vice President for Research

Manager, Finance and Planning
Business Operations

Facilities and Events Coordinator
Auxiliary Services

Annual Giving Campaigns Manager
Alumni Relations

IT Procurement Agent
Information Technology

Budget Analyst and Outreach Coordinator
Visual & Performing Arts

Director of Operations and Collaborative Programming
Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts

Assistant Production Manager
Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts

IT Inventory Control Analyst

Assistant Research Engineer - Software Engineer
Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)

Assistant Research Engineer - Software Engineer
Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)

Research Engineer/Scientist I - Remote Sensing Analyst Posted 04/05/2012
Michigan Tech Research Institute - Ann Arbor, MI

Staff Postings - Union

To apply for an AFSCME staff posting (positions that are listed with a PDF icon), you will need to submit a Job Application, Cover Letter, and Resume via email to jobs@mtu.edu, fax to (906) 487-3220, or hand-deliver to the Human Resources office located on the 2nd floor of the Lakeshore Center. 

Staff Postings - Union

Building Mechanic I (12 month/ 40 hours/ 1st Shift)
Facilities Management, AFSCME Internal Posting, 10/15/14 - 10/21/14

Custodian (12 month/ 40 hours/ 1st Shift)
Facilities Management, AFSCME Internal Posting, 10/14/14 - 10/20/14

Office Assistant 5
Registrar's/Cashiers, UAW Internal & External Posting, 10/14/14 - 10/20/14

Building Mechanic II (12 month/ 40 hours/ shift varies)
Athletics & Recreation, AFSCME Internal Only Posting, 10/13/14 - 10/17/14

Administrative Aide 7
Registrar's Office, UAW Internal & External Posting, 10/3/14 - 10/9/14

Office Assistant 5
Pavlis Honors College, UAW Internal & External Posting, 10/3/14 - 10/9/14

Food Service Helper (9 months/30 hours/2nd Shift) 
Dining Services, AFSCME Internal Only Posting, 10/2/14-10/8/14

Administrative Aide 7
Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success, UAW Internal & External Posting, 9/30/14-10/7/14

Office Assistant 3
Auxiliary Services/Ticketing Operations, UAW Internal & External Posting, 8/12/14-8/18/14

Food Service Helper #14180, 14181, 14232, 14234 (12mos/Part-time, No Base) (4 Positions)
Dining Services, AFSCME Internal/External Posting), 6/19/2014 to 6/25/2014

Library Assistant 3 (2 positions)
Van Pelt & Opie Library, UAW Internal/External Posting, 3/12/2014 to 3/18/2014