Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Earth, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences

Position ID:MIT-EAPS-EAPSAP2022 [#23425]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Biological Sciences
Earth Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
Earth and Environmental Sciences / Environmental Science
Biogeochemistry
Geochemistry (more...)
Appl Deadline:2022/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup* (posted 2022/10/24)
Position Description:    

The Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) invites applications for a faculty position in the broad area of planetary habitability. We especially encourage applicants who use field, laboratory or other measurement-based approaches to understand how habitable environments on Earth or other planets function and evolve and what controls their stability. Our intent is to hire at the tenure-track assistant professor level. More senior appointments may be considered in special cases, commensurate with experience.

EAPS is an academic community of approximately 40 faculty, 100 research staff (including postdocs), and 180 students, who study integrated aspects of Earth and planetary sciences, some of which in partnership with the MIT-WHOI Joint Program. We are committed to academic excellence and to fostering an equitable and inclusive environment and increasing diversity in the Earth sciences. We seek outstanding scientists who have the potential for innovation and leadership in research, bring strong commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, and share the Principles of our Community.

A complete application includes (1) a cover letter, (2) Curriculum Vitae, (3) a 1-3 page summary of current and future research directions, (4) a 1-3 page statement describing teaching and mentoring experience and/or future plans, including contributions to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion, and (5) three letters of recommendation.

A Ph.D. is required by the start of employment.

To receive full consideration, complete applications must be received by December 15, 2022

Search Contact: Ms. Karen Fosher, HR Administrator, EAPS, 54-924 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307, email: kfosher@mit.edu 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
EAPS, 54-924
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02139-4307