Massachusetts Institute of Technology, CSAIL

Position ID:MIT-CSAIL-METEOR1 [#26643]
Position Title: METEOR Postdoc
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02453, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computer Science / Artificial Intelligence
Appl Deadline:2024/01/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/11/16, listed until 2024/05/16)
Position Description:    


Applications Priority Date: January 15, 2024

As part of our continuing commitment to excellence and equity, we at MIT CSAIL are excited to announce our fourth annual Mentored Opportunity in Research Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (METEOR) to broaden participation in computing and artificial intelligence.

The METEOR fellowship will support exceptional researchers from groups historically underrepresented in the field. They will conduct cutting-edge research as part of a vibrant community, and prepare for careers in academia or industry. Each fellow will be hosted by a research group with synergistic scientific interests and receive research training, mentoring, and guidance from faculty researchers at MIT CSAIL and mentorship from researchers at a partner company.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents (green card holders) or DACA recipients and meet one or more of the following criteria: Member of an ethnic or racial group historically underrepresented in graduate education at MIT (Black/African American, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian or other Native Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latinx) Being of a gender or orientation identity historically underrepresented in computer science and artificial intelligence, including women, trans of any gender, or non-binary A scholar participating in a fellowship or academic support program vetted by MIT (CSAIL will verify an applicant’s status while pursuing a doctoral degree at a U.S. institution) First-generation college students who were the first in their families to graduate from a four-year college or university Experiences overcoming significant challenges in their path toward graduate school -- examples include but are not limited to:

§ Managing a disability

§ Veteran status

§ Single parent

§ Holding DACA status

§ Financial hardship as a result of family economic circumstances

As with our prior fellows, postdoctoral researchers selected this round will be awarded a one-year funded appointment (renewable for a second year) and will conduct cutting-edge research at MIT CSAIL on computer science and artificial intelligence topics of their choice. `

The application priority date is January 15. For more details about this program, eligibility, and the application process, please visit the METEOR program website.


MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory pioneers  new research in computing that improves the way people work, play, and  learn. MIT CSAIL is a driving force behind computing’s increasingly  central role in our lives, attracting original thinkers who imagine and  build computing technologies that better our world. None of this is  possible without the talent of a diverse group of researchers united by  their passion for innovation. MIT CSAIL strongly believes that talent  and creativity are independent of one’s race, ethnicity, the gender they  identify with, their sexual orientation, religion, national origin,  disability status, family situation, or any other identity. MIT CSAIL  also knows that true and shared innovation in computer science and  artificial intelligence needs the synergistic perspectives of diverse  groups of outstanding people.

MIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer

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