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

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.

Strategic Hiring: Computing and Ethics

Michigan Technological University has a number of open positions as part of a strategic hiring initiative and is seeking interdisciplinary faculty in the broad fields of ethics and computing.

After recently launching nine new and exciting Tech Forward initiatives the University is seeking interdisciplinary faculty to assist with this vision.

Position Descriptions

Our College of Computing and College of Engineering invite applications for five (5) assistant or associate professor positions in the broadly defined areas of computing education, computer engineering, computer science and electrical engineering. Priority areas of consideration include, but are not limited to cybersecurity, artificial intelligence/machine learning, cloud computing/internet of things, robotics/automation, robotics/healthcare, big data/data science, human interfaces, embedded systems, and education research related to computing fields. For additional information and details on how to apply, please see our Assistant or Associate Professor positions listing.

As part of these initiatives, Michigan Tech is also bolstering its strength in interdisciplinary ethics research and educational programs. We solicit applications for a tenure-track position in ethics broadly construed. Candidates should have expertise in applied research areas such as health, climate, energy, environment, computing, social justice, media, communication, engineering, business, or other research areas. For additional information and details on how to apply, please see our Assistant or Associate Professor in Ethics position listing.

Faculty hired through these initiatives may reside in any academic unit.

In addition to the above strategic hires, our new initiatives will also serve to broaden the humanities department’s involvement across campus with opportunities to shape Michigan Tech’s technological, ethical, and political association across the globe. They are actively seeking applicants for a Department Chair and Assistant Professor of Rhetoric & Composition.

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.

Other faculty and academic administrative positions at Michigan Tech, please visit our listing of open positions.

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.