Academic Affairs

Michigan Technological University is a public research university, home to more than 7,000 students from 60 countries around the world. Founded in 1885, the University offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science, technology, engineering, and math; forestry; business and economics; health professions; humanities; and social sciences. Our beautiful campus in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula overlooks the Keweenaw Waterway and is just a few miles from Lake Superior.

Open Academic Positions

Dean of the College of Computing

Michigan Tech has partnered with a search firm to fill the dean position for our new College of Computing. Details related to candidate public forums will be posted below. The position description is available through Parker Executive Search.

Resumes/CVs, videos, and feedback surveys are limited to the Michigan Tech community and require an ISO login (you will only be prompted if not already logged in to items like Huskymail). If prompted to login by Zoom when accessing videos, select the "Sign in with SSO" option (if needed, see this IT article for more details).


Strategic Hiring Initiatives

This page will be used to highlight any active cluster or interdisciplinary hiring initiatives conducted through the Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Dual-Career Support

Candidates selected for on-campus interviews for any open position will be offered the opportunity to bring a guest with them for their visit. Michigan Tech actively supports dual-career partners to retain a quality workforce by offering career advice and assistance in finding positions at the University and the local community. For more information see our partner engagement program page.

Please see our listings of open faculty positions and academic administrative positions at Michigan Tech to see current opportunities.

About Michigan Tech

Michigan Tech is located in Houghton, Michigan and is home to more than 7,000 students from 60 countries around the world. Our seven Colleges and Schools develop, apply, and communicate science, engineering, technology, and mathematics in more than 120 graduate and undergraduate degree programs.

Founded in 1885, Michigan Tech is a leading public research institution. With more than $78 million in total research expenditures and 19 research centers and institutes, the University fosters a world-class and diverse faculty, staff, and student population. Our beautiful campus in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula overlooks the Keweenaw Waterway and is just a few miles from Lake Superior.

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

Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/equal opportunity employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

All Academic Positions

In addition to special hiring , Michigan Tech typically has a variety of open academic positions at any given time that can be divided into two broad categories:

Academic Administration: Academic deans and department chairs.

Academic Faculty: including both tenure-track and non-tenure-track (instructor, lecturer and professor of practice) positions.

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The Keweenaw

Reaching into Lake Superior from the northernmost tip of Michigan's Upper Peninsula is the Keweenaw Peninsula.

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Labs and Research Facilities

Research at Michigan Tech brings faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, community, government, and industrial partners together to create the future.

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Winter Carnival

A Michigan Tech tradition. Organized by Blue Key National Honor Society since 1934, Carnival started in 1922 and has grown to become one of the largest annual winter festivals in the nation.