GLRC from Portage Canal

The Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC) at Michigan Tech is always interested in exceptionally qualified people and innovative programs that support research growth.  If you have a PhD or significant research experience, are a US citizen or permanent resident, and are interested in a career in research, consider joining our team.

The GLRC is looking for team members committed to research and the development and practical application of science and technology to solve critical problems.  The GLRC is interested in researchers and scientists with core competencies in:

  • Ecosystem processes in the Great Lakes and coastal oceans
  • Development of autonomous marine technologies
  • Climate change, modeling and resiliency
  • Marine technology and engineering 
  • Sensing applied to marine environments
  • Marine observations including sea-ice dynamics and Polar processes

The University offers a competitive suite of employee benefits including healthcare, retirement plan options with employer match, and paid holiday, vacation and sick time.  Current available positions (must apply online) are posted on the University’s Human Resources Employment page.

If you do not see a current position opening but are exceptionally qualified, please email a one page cover letter and two page resume to glrccareers-l@mtu.edu.  Your cover letter and resume should highlight your outstanding research capabilities including existing and near-term funding, highlight areas of past experience that uniquely qualify you for joining the GLRC, and your ideas for innovative program development to support research growth.

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.