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

John Leonard jleonard at mit.edu
Tue Oct 3 13:59:37 PDT 2017

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
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.

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)

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
(https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__meche.mit.edu_faculty-2Dpositions&d=DwIBAg&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=G6dKX2okUE_52dvpP8Y5eB9ycaqobiSwXPqY12o1Inc&s=u9jTTT4lwOVuhbJGOr6MFvV97ebiBXmaC4pYqSglMmo&e=) 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, 2017 when review of applications will begin.

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

Please contact jleonard at mit.edu with any questions.

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