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Faculty Positions in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering Department

Job Title: Faculty Positions in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT
Job Location: Cambridge , MA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Engineering & applied sciences
Sciences and technology: other
Application Closing Date: Review begins 12/1/2018
Date Posted: 2018-09-25
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Faculty Positions in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Department of Mechanical Engineering seeks candidates for faculty positions starting September 2019 or on a mutually agreed date thereafter.

Appointment 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.

Faculty duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, advising students, conducting original scholarly research and developing course materials at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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 a dedicated position available in ocean science and engineering.

Job Requirements

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

Information and Application Process Instructions

Please refer to the special advertisements on our website ( for details. 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, 2018 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 Department of Mechanical Engineering as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Department of Mechanical Engineering
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Bldg 3-174
Cambridge , MA 02139
Phone: 6172532201

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