Faculty Openings

Multiple chair, faculty, and lecturer positions at Michigan Technological University!

Engineering and Computing

Located in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan, we are in the process of significantly adding to our tenure-track and instructional faculty in both the College of Engineering and the College of Computing.

The College of Engineering and College of Computing at Michigan Tech are executing on our University's strategic plan to grow by 40% over the next 15 years with a focus on digital transformation and the Fourth Industrial Revolution. We are building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and scholarship in a multicultural and inclusive environment, and we seek faculty members and academic leadership who share these values.

Partner Engagement

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment. We actively support dual career partners to retain a quality workforce.

We currently have open searches for 10 to 20 tenure-track faculty and 3 to 5 instructional faculty.

Check back as postings are added.

Department of Chemical Engineering

Endowed Chairs (Faculty Positions)

Michigan Technological University invites applications for one or more endowed chair faculty positions in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the associate or full professor level. Applicants for the position are required to have A Ph.D. in chemical engineering or closely related discipline.


Assistant Professors

The Department of Chemical Engineering at Michigan Technological University invites applications for an assistant professor tenure-track faculty position. The university's Tech Forward initiatives focus on building research in advanced materials and manufacturing, autonomy, sensing, health, energy, and sustainability.


Lecturer or Professor of Practice

Michigan Technological University, Department of Chemical Engineering invites applications for the position of non-tenure track lecturer/ professor of practice position. Applicants for the position are required to have an MS degree with significant industrial experience and/or a PhD in chemical engineering or closely related discipline.


Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering

Assistant Professors

Michigan Technological University, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering invites applications for tenure track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. The university’s Tech Forward initiatives focus on building research in autonomous and intelligent systems, data revolution and sensing, natural resources, water and energy, and sustainability and resilience.


Department of Computer Science

Department Chair

Michigan Technological University and the College of Computing invites applications and nominations for the position of Chair of the Department of Computer Science. The chair is both the chief academic and chief executive officer of a university unit and, as such, reports to the dean who is the chief academic and executive officer of the college. A chair should have the stature to represent the academic ideals and aspirations of the department as well as the ability to perform its executive functions, including budget and resource allocations.


Assistant, Associate or Full Professors

Michigan Technological University and the 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.


Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Department Chair

Michigan Technological University and the College of Engineering invites applications for Department Chair in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The Chair is the chief administrative officer of the department and is responsible for the department’s administration, hiring, promotion and budget as well as being the leader in continuously improving the culture of inclusion and excellence in teaching and research. The Chair serves as the primary liaison between the department and the rest of the University and external constituents, and is expected to foster collaborations both internal and external to the university that advance the department’s mission.


Lecturers, Senior Lecturers, Principal Lecturers, or Professors of Practice

Michigan Technological University and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering invites applications for one or more non tenure track faculty positions at all levels to begin in the fall semester of 2022. Interest and experience in areas include, but are not limited to: Computer Engineering, Reconfigurable Computing, Computer Architecture, Embedded Systems, Robotic Engineering, Imaging and Machine Vision, Signals and Systems, Electronics, Electrophysics.


Assistant, Associate or Full Professors

Michigan Technological University and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering invites applications for one or more tenure track faculty positions at assistant, associate professor, or professor level, to begin in the fall semester of 2022. Interest and experience in areas include, but are not limited to: Computer Engineering, Reconfigurable Computing, Computer Architecture, Embedded Systems, Robotic Engineering, Imaging and Machine Vision, Signals and Systems, Electronics, Electrophysics.


Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Assistant, Associate or Full Professors

Michigan Technological University and The Materials Science and Engineering department invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Preferred applicants will have a degree in MSE or a materials-centric discipline. View the Position Ad


Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Department Chair

Michigan Technological University invites applications and nominations for the Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics. The Chair is the chief administrative officer of the department and is responsible for the department's administration, hiring, promotion and budget as well as being the leader in continuously improving the culture of inclusion and excellence in teaching and research. The Chair serves as the primary liaison between the department and the College as well as with the rest of the University and external constituents, and is expected to foster collaborations both internal and external to the university that advance the department's mission.


Lecturer

Michigan Technological University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics (ME-EM) invites applications for a non-tenure-track lecturer position. We seek candidates with expertise in mechanical engineering in general and particularly in lean manufacturing, additive manufacturing, quality engineering, and CAD/CAM/CAE.


Assistant Professors

Michigan Technological University, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor. Applicants for the position are required to have earned doctorates in Mechanical Engineering, or a closely related field.


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.