Michigan Technological University — Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (2 positions), College of Computing

Michigan Technological University’s College of Computing invites applications for two (2) Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor positions. Areas of particular interest include cybersecurity, artificial intelligence/machine learning, and data science; exceptional candidates in other areas of computing will also be considered. Successful candidates will demonstrate a passion for their research, an enthusiasm for undergraduate and graduate education, and a strong commitment to cultivating diverse and inclusive learning environments. 

The anticipated start date is August, 2021. 

Michigan Tech is building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from all individuals. We are an ADVANCE Institution having thrice 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 Tech actively supports dual-career partners to retain a quality workforce; we offer career exploration advice and assistance finding positions at the University and in the local community. Please visit https://www.mtu.edu/provost/programs/partner-engagement for more information. 

An applicant must have earned a PhD degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computing, or a closely related area. Michigan Tech places a strong emphasis on balancing cutting-edge research with effective teaching, outreach, and service. Candidates for these positions are expected to demonstrate potential for excellence in independent research, excellence in teaching, and the ability to contribute service to their department and profession. Salary is negotiable depending upon qualifications. 

The College of Computing has 36 faculty members, 650 undergraduate students in five degree programs (Computer Science, Computer Network and System Administration, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering Technology, Mechatronics, and Software Engineering) and 90 graduate students in four MS degree programs (Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Data Science, Health Informatics, and Mechatronics) and PhD degree programs in Computer Science and Computational Science and Engineering. 

Michigan Tech is an internationally renowned doctoral research university with 7,100 students and 400 faculty located in Houghton, Michigan, in the scenic Upper Peninsula on the south shore of Lake Superior. The area provides a unique setting where natural beauty, culture, education, and a diversity of residents from around the world come together to share superb living and learning experiences. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted online at http://www.employment.mtu.edu/cw/en-us/job/492473/ To learn more about this opportunity, please visit https://www.mtu.edu/computing/about/employment/ or contact the search chair, Dr. Timothy Havens, at thavens@mtu.edu. Applications received by March 1, 2021 will receive full consideration. 

Application Information
Interested individuals should submit:

  • cover letter indicating interest in the tenure track position, preferred rank, available start date, and a description of experience for the qualifications listed above;
  • detailed resume/CV;
  • Statement of research, teaching, and leadership
  • diversity and inclusion statement: Our students and faculty are increasingly diverse. We are looking for candidates who actively cultivate inclusive environments in research, teaching, and service spaces that support contributions from all individuals. Please explain how you have accomplished this in the past and/or how you will implement this in the future. 

Michigan Tech is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, disability, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability. Persons requiring reasonable accommodation in the application process or requiring information in an alternative format should contact Human Resources at 906-487-2280.

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