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Faculty Positions in Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology seeks outstanding candidates for three tenure-track faculty positions in the following fields to begin July 1, 2014 or thereafter: A detailed description for each position is provided at: .   Applicants should hold an earned Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a relevant field by the start of employment.   Faculty duties include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, research and supervision of student research.

We seek candidates who will provide inspiration and leadership in research and actively contribute to core mechanical engineering undergraduate and graduate level teaching.   New faculty hires are expected to have a research focus in one of the disciplinary fields listed above.   Applicants must have demonstrated: (1) outstanding research strength; (2) a strong disciplinary background; (3) strong experimental and/or theoretical skills; and (4) the potential to work across disciplinary boundaries.   Appointment would be at the assistant or untenured associate professor level.   In exceptional cases, a senior faculty appointment may be possible.

Applicants should send a curriculum vita, a research statement, a teaching statement, and copies of not more than three publications (combined into a single PDF file).   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: .   Review of applications will begin on December 2, 2013, however full consideration will be given to applications submitted by January 3, 2014.

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


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