Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research

Position ID:MIT-KochInstitute-FACPOSITION2020 [#16771]
Position Title: Faculty Position
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biology
Starting Date:2021/07/01
Appl Deadline:2020/10/31 11:59PMhelp popup
Position Description:    

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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 junior faculty appointment. Appointments are expected to be in the MIT Department of Biology, but other MIT departments will be considered, if appropriate. Applicants are expected to develop and lead a vibrant, independent research program and to share our commitment to undergraduate and graduate education by teaching courses and supervising graduate and undergraduate research. We are particularly interested in candidates who will help promote and provide diversity. The Koch Institute is an NCI-designated Cancer Center, featuring a broad spectrum of cancer relevant research ranging from basic mechanistic through to applied science. This is an open search with regard to field of study and specific research focus, but we particularly encourage applications related to basic biological mechanisms as well as computational and machine learning approaches to cancer research. The successful candidate will have laboratory space in the Koch Institute. Applicants should include curriculum vitae, brief summaries of past accomplishments, a description of future research plans, and a statement on commitment to teaching, mentoring, diversity, and outreach that describes the candidates experience in these areas and/or how they envision contributing to our ongoing efforts (https://biology.mit.edu/about/diversity/). Letters of recommendation should be sent separately from three individuals able to evaluate the candidate‚Äôs accomplishments and future potential for both research and teaching. Completed applications will be reviewed starting October 1, 2020. 

Note that there are two other searches to fill faculty positions in the Biology Department. Applicants may apply to any or all of the searches.

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.

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