Assistant Professor and Assistant Teaching Professor (Multiple)

Michigan Technological University
College of Computing / Department of Computer Science / Department of Applied Computing

The College of Computing at Michigan Technological University invites applications for multiple tenure-track and instructional-track faculty positions. While the anticipated ranks are Assistant Professor and Assistant Teaching Professor, applicants with the required education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and accomplishments commensurate with a higher rank will also be considered for an appointment at the higher rank. The anticipated start date is August 2023.

Department of Applied Computing Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

The successful candidate should have an earned doctorate in a computing or related discipline at the time of employment. Teaching and research areas of interest include one or more of the following: cybersecurity, health informatics, digital forensics, risk management, bio-medical data science, computer networking, Internet of Things, privacy and security in healthcare, and related areas.

Department of Computer Science Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

We are open to all research areas in computer science and computing-related disciplines, including cybersecurity, artificial intelligence/machine learning, systems, and software engineering. 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 environments.

Department of Computer Science Instructional Track Faculty

An applicant for a teaching assistant professor, teaching associate professor or teaching professor must have earned an MS or PhD degree in Computer Science or closely related area from an accredited institution. An applicant for a professor of practice must have a minimum of a

B.S. degree with significant software engineering or computer science related industrial experience. The department places a strong emphasis on balancing effective teaching with cutting-edge research, outreach, and service. Candidates are expected to demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and the ability to contribute to the departmental service needs. A typical load is three courses per semester, along with departmental committee or other service responsibilities. Salary is negotiable depending upon qualifications.

Michigan Tech is an internationally renowned doctoral research university with 7,000 students and 400 faculty located in Houghton, Michigan, in the scenic Upper Peninsula’s Anishinaabe/Ojibwe lands on the south shore of Lake Superior. The area provides a unique setting where natural beauty, culture, education, and an increasingly diverse community around the world come together to share superb living and learning experiences. Our university attracts world-class faculty who enrich the educational experience of smart, motivated, and adventurous students. Michigan Tech is nationally ranked among the best universities for job placement, return on investment, and safety. Michigan Tech recognizes the importance of supporting faculty members’ partners; candidates selected for on-campus interviews will be invited to bring a guest. Additional details on our Partner Engagement Program can be found at

Michigan Tech is proud to be an ADVANCE Institution that has received three National Science Foundation grants to increase diversity, inclusion, and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented individuals in STEM. Applicants who are committed to promoting a sense of belonging and contributing to an equitable and inclusive learning environment for all are strongly encouraged to apply (see for more information on Michigan Tech’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, and our strategic planning framework).

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.