Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Biology/Main Building

Position ID:MIT-KochInstitute-FACPOSITION2022AI [#22826]
Position Title: Faculty Position
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Biology / Biology, Cell Biology, Computational biology, Developmental Biology, Molecular, Molecular/Cell Biology, Organismal Biology
Appl Deadline:none
Position Description:    

*** the listing date or deadline for this position has passed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, Massachusetts) invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level.    


For this position, we seek candidates who have a Ph.D. or M.D., or equivalent, and are using data-driven techniques from machine learning and statistics to model and explore biological problems. Scientists using and/or developing such innovative, data-driven approaches to deepen our understanding of molecular, cellular, or organismal biology are encouraged to apply.


The successful candidate will be provided with lab and office space, a generous start-up package, access to state-of-the-art core facilities and computation resources, and opportunities to engage the broad scientific and computational community at MIT. This includes interaction with the MIT College of Computing and its extensive faculty and student community at MIT, and the Computational and Systems Biology program.


We seek colleagues who share our commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, and who will develop and teach courses, supervise graduate and undergraduate research, and mentor trainees at all levels. We are particularly interested in candidates who will help promote and provide diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We are committed to providing our faculty with a supportive environment that emphasizes mentoring and is mindful of diverse backgrounds. 


Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of current and proposed research (≤5 pgs), statement on teaching philosophy (~1 pg), and a statement on mentoring, diversity, and outreach (~2 pgs) that describes the candidate’s experience in these areas and/or how they envision contributing to our ongoing efforts. Letters of recommendation should be sent separately from at least three individuals able to evaluate the candidate’s accomplishments and future potential. Application materials should be submitted to Academic Jobs. 


Completed applications will begin to be considered on 10/24/2022.


MIT Biology has additional open positions. Candidates may apply to any or all openings, but must submit a separate application for each position. 


MIT is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity and inclusion are core values of MIT, and MIT is committed to non-discrimination in employment regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, veteran’s status, national origin, disability, and/or religion. 

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. MIT’s full policy on Nondiscrimination can be found here.

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Further Info:
77 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139