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Faculty Position in Ocean Science and Engineering in Mechanical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering Department

Job Title: Faculty Position in Ocean Science and Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
Job Location: Cambridge , MA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Engineering & applied sciences
Sciences and technology: other
Other Professional fields
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-09-25
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Faculty Position in Ocean Science and Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Department of Mechanical Engineering seeks an individual for a tenure-track faculty position in ocean science and engineering to ideally begin 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.

We seek candidates from all areas of the broad and diverse field of Ocean Science and Engineering including but not limited to: energy, robotics, autonomy, system integration, transportation, hydrodynamics, turbulence, naval architecture, structural analysis, materials, sensing, exploration, communications, acoustics, sustainability, food, environmental management, biomimetics, resource harvesting, medicine, security, high performance computation, forecasting, inference, ecosystem dynamics, climate effects, signal processing, and data management.

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.

In addition to searching specifically for ocean science and engineering, the department has positions available broadly in mechanical 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

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 this position, 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 Ave.
Room 3-174
Cambridge , MA 02139
Phone: 6172532201

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