The Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position with a start date of July 1, 2016 or thereafter. The department is conducting a search for exceptional candidates with a strong background in any discipline related to Aerospace Engineering, broadly defined. We are seeking highly qualified candidates with a commitment to research and education. Faculty duties include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, advising students, and conducting research.
Candidates should hold a doctoral degree in a field related to aerospace engineering by the beginning of employment. The search is for a candidate to be hired at the assistant professor level; however, under special circumstances, a senior faculty appointment is possible.
Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 2-3 page statement of research and teaching interests and goals, and names and contact information of at least three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation. Applications must be submitted as a pdf at
. Letters of recommendation must be submitted directly by the recommenders at .
To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by December 1, 2015.
Note: Applications will be considered complete only when both the applicant materials and at least three letters of recommendations are received.
MIT is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.
For more information on the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT, please visit
MIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.