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Assistant Professors, Mechanical Engineering, MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering Department

Job Title: Assistant Professors, Mechanical Engineering, MIT
Job Location: Cambridge , MA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Engineering & applied sciences
Date Posted: 2017-10-03
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Professors, Mechanical Engineering, MIT
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Department of Mechanical Engineering seeks candidates for faculty positions starting July 2018 or on a mutually agreed date thereafter.

Appointments will be at the assistant or untenured associate professor level. In special cases, a senior faculty appointment will be considered.

Our department is committed to fostering interdisciplinary research that can address grand challenges facing our society.

We seek candidates who will provide inspiration and leadership in research, contribute proactively to both undergraduate and graduate level teaching in the Mechanical Engineering department and add to the diversity of the academic community.

Job Requirements

Faculty duties include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, advising students and conducting research.

Candidates must hold an earned Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a related field by the beginning of employment.

Candidates in all areas related to Mechanical Engineering will be considered, including, but not limited to:

  1. mechanics: modeling, experimentation and computation,
  2. design, manufacturing, and product development,
  3. control, instrumentation, and robotics,
  4. energy science and engineering,
  5. ocean science and engineering,
  6. bioengineering, and
  7. micro/nanoengineering.

In addition to searching broadly in mechanical engineering, the department has dedicated positions available in design.

Please refer to the special advertisements on our website ( for details.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and copies of no more than three publications. They should also arrange for four individuals to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf.

This information must be entered electronically at the following site: by December 1, 2017 when review of applications will begin.

MIT is an equal-opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

When inquiring or applying for these positions, please also reference

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Chair of the Search Committee as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Chair of the Search Committee
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