Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Earth, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences

Position ID:MIT-EAPS-EAPSAP2019 [#14201]
Position Title: Assistant Professor In Climate Related Sciences
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Oceanography / Physical Oceanography
Atmospheric Chemistry
Atmospheric Science
Appl Deadline:2019/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2019/08/06, finished 2020/07/30, listed until 2019/12/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Assistant Professorship in Climate-Related Sciences Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The MIT Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences includes a vibrant and inter-disciplinary group in climate science that we seek to expand. We are especially interested in physical oceanography, atmospheric chemistry, and atmospheric dynamics, but we encourage applications from outstanding candidates in all sub-disciplines of climate science. We seek candidates who use any approach or combination of approaches, including observation, theory, modeling, and experimentation. Candidates should have the potential for innovation and leadership in research and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Requirements: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in earth sciences or related field by the start of employment. Our intent is to hire at the assistant professor level, but more senior appointments may also be considered. Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged. A complete application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one- to two-page descriptions each of research and teaching plans, and three letters of recommendations.  Please explicitly commit to our department¹s code of conduct ( in submitted cover letters.

Complete applications will be considered starting September 15 until November 1, 2019.***On October 31, 2019 the deadline was extended until December 1, 2019.

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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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Building 54-924
Cambridge MA 02139

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