The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Department of Mechanical Engineering seekscandidates for faculty positions starting July 1, 2020 or on a mutually agreed date thereafter.Appointment will be at the assistant or untenured associate professor level. In special cases, asenior faculty appointment will be considered. Our department is committed to fosteringinterdisciplinary research that can address grand challenges facing our society. We seekcandidates who will provide inspiration and leadership in research, contribute proactively to bothundergraduate and graduate level teaching in the Mechanical Engineering department and addto the diversity of the academic community.
Faculty duties include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, advising students andconducting research. Candidates must hold an earned Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or arelated field by the beginning of employment. Candidates in all areas related to MechanicalEngineering 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 andengineering, (6) bioengineering, and (7) micro/nanoengineering.
In addition to searching broadly in mechanical engineering, the department also has a dedicatedsearch with the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society in Control, Autonomy and IntelligentSystems. Please refer to the special advertisement on our website(https://meche.mit.edu/faculty-positions) for details.
Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, andcopies of no more than three publications. They should also arrange for four individuals to submitletters of recommendation on their behalf. This information must be entered electronically atthe following site: https://school-of-engineering-faculty-search.mit.edu/meche/ by December15, 2019 when review of applications will begin.
MIT is an equal-opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and underrepresentedminorities are especially encouraged to apply.
Candidates must hold an earned Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or arelated field by the beginning of employment.