Employment Opportunities

The Department of Chemical Engineering, in the College of Engineering, provides these resources for students and alumni, as well as for prospective faculty and staff.

Open Positions

The Heldt Bioseparations Laboratory in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Michigan Technological University is exploring the difference between gene containing and non-gene containing adeno-associated virus (AAV) and invites candidates to apply for a postdoctoral fellow position to study AAV. Research will focus on the biophysical characterization of different AAVs. The work is highly collaborative and will provide opportunities to work with biosafety level 1 viral vectors in a biosafety 2 environment. The successful candidate will conduct collaborative research within our group and with the rest of the academic team.

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Prof. Lei Pan’s research team is looking for a motivated applicant with an analytical chemistry background. He/she will be operating various analytical equipment in a university analytical laboratory. He/she will also be working with research staff, graduate students, and undergraduate students to co-develop job safety assessment (JSAs), waste management plans (WMPs), and Spill Response Plans (SRPs), and receiving and shipping materials and chemicals. Prof. Pan’s research is funded by the Department of Energy, Department of Human Service and Health, National Science Foundation, other government agencies, and industry.

Professor Lei Pan’s research group at Michigan Technological University is seeking a motivated postdoctoral research associate to advance both science and engineering in the field of mineral processing and metallurgy of primary ores and recycling of Li-ion batteries. This position is supported by the Department of Energy.

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer that provides equal opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.