Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research

Position ID:MIT-KochInstitute-FACPOSITION2022 [#22825]
Position Title: Faculty Position
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Biology
Appl Deadline:2022/10/24 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/09/16, finished 2023/07/29)
Position Description:   URMs  

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

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


The Koch Institute is an NCI-designated Cancer Center, featuring a broad spectrum of cancer relevant research ranging from discovery and mechanistic analysis through to applied science. We are interested in candidates who have a Ph.D. or M.D., or equivalent. This is an open search with regard to field of study and specific research focus, but we are particularly interested in candidates who are pursuing innovative approaches to fundamental problems in molecular, cellular, or organismal biology.


The successful candidate will be provided with lab and office space in the Koch Institute, a generous start-up package, and access to state-of-the-art core facilities and is expected to develop and lead a vibrant, independent research 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 Online.


Completed applications will begin to be considered on October 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. Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check, including verifying any finding of misconduct (or pending investigation) from prior employers.

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