Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemistry

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Position ID:MIT-Department of Chemistry-AP2021 [#19338]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139-4307, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Chemistry / biological, Organic, Inorganic, Physical
Appl Deadline:2021/10/01 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2021/08/27, finished 2022/05/02, listed until 2022/02/27, appl code)
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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Chemistry located at 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139 invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning July 2022 or thereafter. Outstanding applicants with research interests in all areas of chemistry are encouraged to apply. MIT Chemistry has interest in appointments of faculty to teach in all areas of chemistry, broadly defined. Faculty duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Appointments are at the rank of assistant professor, but outstanding senior applicants may be considered. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field by the start of employment and must demonstrate ability to excel in teaching.

The Department of Chemistry provides a welcoming and supportive environment for exceptional science, teaching, mentorship, and service. We seek candidates who embody our core values of respect, well-being, inclusivity, and integrity. We believe that education and research are at their finest when they include and appreciate the experiences of people of all backgrounds. As such, in the teaching statement, cover letter, and/or research proposals we ask candidates to express their philosophy of inclusivity and equity in higher education, including past and current activities and contributions, plans for the future, and how these plans integrate with their scholarly work. Candidates should include how they will promote diversity and inclusion at the Department of Chemistry.

A complete application must include a curriculum vitae, a one-page summary of research plans, two or more research proposals, a brief statement of teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation.

Applications are being accepted at Academic Jobs Online. To receive full consideration, completed applications must be received by October 1, 2021.

Search Contact: Ms. Michele Harris, Human Resources Administrator, Department of Chemistry, Room 18-392, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139-4307. (

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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Department of Chemistry, 18-392
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02139