Positions Available

The Department of Physics at Michigan Tech prides itself on a commitment to cutting-edge research, while simultaneously providing top-notch education for both undergraduate and graduate students through hands-on learning experiences with outstanding faculty, staff, and facilities.

Open Positions

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Physics

The Department of Physics at Michigan Technological University seeks a candidate to fill a faculty position at the tenure-track Assistant Professor or higher level starting Fall 2019. Preference will be given to astrophysics researchers with experience collaborating in multi-wavelength and/or multi-messenger  research, gravitational wave research, astrophysical neutrino research, or extra-solar planet research. However, researchers displaying excellence in any area of astrophysics are encouraged to apply, in particular in areas that complement the activities of current astrophysics and physics faculty.

Questions about the position should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Robert Nemiroff.


Summer Research Experience for Grade 7-12 Science/Math Teacher

This is an on-campus research experience with Dr. Petra Huentemeyer and her research group, studying extreme astrophysical environments using data from the High Altitude Water Cherenkov (HAWC) Gamma Ray Observatory. The teacher may focus their work on helping with the HAWC experiment, applying HAWC data to classroom lessons, or creating new materials around the ideas studied in HAWC research.

Applications are due March 15, 2019. Questions should be directed to Petra Huentemeyer.

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.