Assistant, Associate, Full Professor, College of Computing

Professor and Chair, Computer Science

Michigan Technological University, College of Computing invites applications for faculty at the assistant, associate, or professor rank. We are open to all research areas in computer science and computing-related disciplines, with a particular interest in cybersecurity, artificial intelligence/machine learning, and software engineering. Successful candidates will demonstrate a passion for their research, an enthusiasm for undergraduate and graduate education, and a strong commitment to cultivating diverse and inclusive learning environments. The anticipated start date is August, 2022. 

Michigan Tech is an internationally renowned doctoral research university with 7,000 students and 400 faculty located in Houghton, Michigan, in the scenic Upper Peninsula on the south shore of Lake Superior. The area provides a unique setting where natural beauty, culture, education, and a diversity of residents from around the world come together to share superb living and learning experiences. Michigan Tech is nationally ranked among the best universities for job placement, return on investment, and safety.

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 an equitable and inclusive learning environment for all are strongly encouraged to apply (see for more information on Michigan Tech’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, and our strategic planning framework).

Michigan Tech is proud to be an ADVANCE Institution that has thrice received National Science Foundation support to increase diversity, inclusion, and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented individuals in STEM.

The College of Computing actively works to ensure that all faculty thrive and the university provides many opportunities for professional development and growth. Michigan Tech recognizes the importance of supporting faculty members’ partners; candidates selected for on-campus interviews will be invited to bring a guest.

Additional details on our Partner Engagement Program can be found at

The College of Computing is the only academic college in Michigan focused on computing and is currently experiencing hyper-growth--enrollments have increased by more than 50% over the last six years. The college has two departments, 37 full-time faculty members, 750 undergraduate students in six degree programs (Computer Science, Computer Network and System Administration, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering Technology, Mechatronics, and Software Engineering) and more than 100 graduate students in four MS degree programs (Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Data Science, Health Informatics, and Mechatronics) and two PhD programs (Computer Science and Computational Science and Engineering). 

An applicant must have earned a PhD degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics, or closely related discipline. Michigan Tech places a strong emphasis on balancing cutting-edge research with effective teaching. Candidates for these positions are expected to demonstrate potential for excellence in independent research, excellence in teaching, the ability to contribute service to their department and profession, and a commitment to teaching and scholarship in a multicultural and inclusive environment. Salary is negotiable depending upon qualifications.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted online at For more information, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Laura Brown, For full consideration, complete application packages should be received by Dec. 15, 2021. To apply, please provide:

    • cover letter summarizing your expertise and preferred rank
    • curriculum vitae
    • research statement
    • 2-page teaching statement
    • 1-page diversity and inclusion statement

Regarding the diversity and inclusion statement, our students and faculty are increasingly diverse and we are looking for candidates who actively cultivate inclusive environments that support contributions from all individuals. Please explain how you have accomplished this in the past and/or how you will implement this in the future. 

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.