Employment Opportunities

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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. 

Faculty and staff at Michigan Tech help achieve student success by supporting Goal 1 of Michigan Tech's Strategic Plan with a world-class and diverse faculty, staff, and student population. Please see our full Strategic Plan to provide an opportunity to learn more about Michigan Tech's mission and goals for the future.


We are in the process of transitioning to our new online jobs site, jobs.mtu.edu. All applicants, please note the following important information:

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There are additional job openings available that have not yet been transitioned to jobs.mtu.edu. You can view these additional staff and faculty openings here

Thank you for your patience during this transition. If you have any questions, please call Michigan Tech’s HR office at (906) 487-2280.  

Faculty/Academic Postings

Faculty/Academic Postings

Dean - Pavlis Honors College
Provost and VP for Academic Affairs

Assistant Professor - Art
Visual and Performing Arts

Lecturer in English as a Second Language (2 positions)

Assistant Professor - Analytical Chemistry

Assistant Professor - Experimental Physical Chemistry

Assistant/Associate Professor, Professor of Practice or Lecturer - Mining Engineering
Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

Instructor - English as a Second Language

Department Chair
Engineering Fundamentals

Lecturer - Energy Economics
School of Business and Economics

Tenure-Track Senior Faculty Position - Statistics
Mathematical Sciences

Tenure-Track Faculty Position - Statistics
Mathematical Sciences

Professor of Practice Position - Statistics
Mathematical Sciences

Assistant Professor - Silviculture
School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science

Assistant Professor - Environmental and/or Health-Related Microbiology
Biological Sciences

Assistant Professor - Remote Sensing & Spatial Analysis
School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science

Department Chair
Computer Science

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Materials Science & Engineering

Lecturer - Economics
School of Business and Economics

Assistant Professor
Cognitive & Learning Sciences

Assistant/Associate Professor – Human-Machine Interaction in Complex Systems
Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Assistant/Associate Professor - Computational Fluid Mechanics
Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Lecturer (Non-tenure-track)
Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Professor of Practice (Non-tenure-track)
Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Dean of Engineering
College of Engineering

Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Energy Storage Systems
Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Staff Postings - Non Union

Staff Postings - Non-Union

Center for Diversity and Inclusion

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

Sr. Media Systems Engineer

Catering Manager
Dining Services

Online and Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs Coordinator
Graduate School

Master Gardener
Facilities Management

Scholarship Coordinator
Financial Aid Administration

Coordinator, Youth Programs
Center for Pre-College Outreach

University Marketing and Communications

CMS Maintenance Specialist
University Marketing and Communications

Assistant Coordinator
Center for Pre-College Outreach

Discovery Systems & Metadata Librarian
J. R. Van Pelt & Opie Library

Research Engineer/Scientist I - Scientific Programmer Posted 8/15/2013
Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI)

Senior Research Scientist II
Staff Application
Michigan Tech Reseach Institute - Ann Arbor, MI

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

Staff Postings - Union

To apply for a union staff posting (the link will bring you to a PDF), you will need to submit a Job Application, Cover Letter, and Resume to Human Resources.

Staff Postings - Union

Office Assistant 4
Human Resources, UAW Internal/External Posting, 04/21/2014 to 04/25/2014

Office Assistant 5
Sponsored Programs Office, UAW Internal/External Posting, 04/16/2014 to 04/22/2014

Dining Services, AFSCME Internal Only Posting, 04/15/2014 to 04/21/2014

Office Assistant 5
Vice President for Research Office, UAW Internal/External Posting, 04/11/2014 to 04/17/2014

Custodian (12mos/PT/16hrs/Shift Varies)
Facilities Management, AFSCME Internal/External Posting, 04/09/2014 to 04/15/2014

Staff Assistant 6
J R Van Pelt & Opie Library, UAW Internal/External Posting, 04/02/2014 to 04/08/2014

Administrative Aide
Accounting Services, UAW Internal Only Posting, 03/31/2014 to 04/04/2014

Custodian (12month/20hours/2ndShift)
Facilities Management, AFSCME Internal/External Posting, 03/31/2014 to 04/04/2014

Administrative Aide 7
Visual & Performing Arts, UAW Internal/External Posting, 03/19/2014 to 03/25/2014

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

Senior Staff Assistant
International Programs and Services, UAW Internal/External Posting 2/20/2014 to 2/26/2014