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

Department Chair

The College of Engineering at Michigan Technological University invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering to begin July 1, 2023. The department seeks an individual who has a demonstrated record of scholarly and administrative achievement. The Chair will lead the Chemical Engineering faculty in our mission of excellence in education, research, and service while promoting a culture of safety and a welcoming inclusive environment. We seek an individual with the vision and experience to elevate the department’s prominence in chemical engineering research, further our strong tradition of educational excellence, grow our M.S. and Ph.D. programs, and work with all stakeholders to integrate the department’s activities and goals with the strategic plans of the College and University.


Assistant, Associate or Full Professors

Michigan Technological University invites applications for a faculty position in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the assistant, associate, or full professor level. Exceptionally qualified candidates would be considered for an open endowed chair that is available in the Department.


Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering

Professor of Practice, Construction Management

Michigan Technological University, a nationally recognized leader in engineering, computing, and science education and research, invites applications for a non-tenure-track faculty position as Professor of Practice position in Construction Management. The position will be in the Construction Management Program, under both the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering and the College of Business.


College of Engineering

Associate Dean for Research

The College of Engineering invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Associate Dean for Research to begin entering the position approximately Nov. 15, 2022, and fully assuming the position in spring semester, 2023. The Associate Dean for Research works with the Dean and other members of the College to further the research and innovation mission of the College. They are a member of the leadership team of the college, the Engineering Council (EC), and serve as a representative of the college in areas of research and innovation to our external constituents as well as within Michigan Tech.


Department of Computer Science

Assistant, Associate or Full Teaching Professor

Michigan Technological University and the Department of Computer Science (CS) invite applications for an instructional track faculty position at all levels. The successful candidate should be able to teach across the CS curriculum beginning August 2022 or January 2023. Specific areas of need include introductory programming and software engineering courses.


Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

There are no postings at this time.

Department of Engineering Fundamentals

There are no postings at this time.

Department of Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology

Assistant Professors, Assistant Teaching Professors or Professors of Practice

Michigan Technological University and the Department of Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology invite applicants for an assistant teaching professor, assistant professor, or Professor of Practice. The successful applicants will demonstrate appropriate technical expertise and industrial experience to teach any courses offered in the MMET Department. This includes undergraduate Mechanical Engineering Technology courses, graduate MET courses for MS in Mechatronics, and graduate courses in Manufacturing Engineering.


Department of Materials Science and Engineering

There are no postings at this time.

Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Assistant or Associate Professors

Michigan Technological University, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics invites applications for the position of Professor at all ranks, multiple hires are expected. Applicants for the position are required to have earned doctorates in Mechanical Engineering, or a closely related field. All research areas are of interest, including space technology, aerospace technology, NVH, acoustics/noise control, composites, electric vehicles, and more.


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.