[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Faculty Positions in the MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering

John Leonard jleonard at mit.edu
Thu Sep 18 15:04:59 PDT 2014

The MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering is searching for new faculty 
members in all areas of Mechanical Engineering, including Robotics. 
Please email me (jleonard at mit.edu) if you have any questions about our 
faculty search process.

John Leonard


in Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Department of
Mechanical Engineering seeks candidates for faculty positions starting
in September 2015 or 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 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

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

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, 2014 when review of applications will begin.

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


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