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TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION: The MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions with a start date of 1 July 2020 or a mutually agreeable date thereafter. The department is conducting a search for exceptional candidates in any discipline related to aerospace engineering, broadly defined, though particular interests are in: (i) the interaction of humans and autonomy, (ii) environmental monitoring and mitigation, and (iii) human exploration of space.

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, conducting original scholarly research, developing course materials at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and service to the Institute and the profession.

Candidates should hold a doctoral degree in a field related to aerospace engineering or another relevant science or engineering field by the beginning of employment. The search is for candidates to be hired at the assistant professor level; under special circumstances, however, 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. Applicants with backgrounds outside aerospace should describe how a substantial part of their work will apply to aerospace problems. Applications must be submitted as a pdf at https://school-of-engineering-faculty-search.mit.edu/aeroastro/register.tcl. Letters of recommendation must be submitted directly by the recommenders at https://school-of-engineering-faculty-search.mit.edu/letters

To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by 1 December 2019. Applications will be considered complete only when both the applicant materials and at least three letters of recommendations are received. 

MIT is building a diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates. 

For more information on the MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, please visit http://aeroastro.mit.edu/. Applicants may find reading our strategic plan helpful in preparing their application (https://aeroastro.mit.edu/about/strategic-plan). Questions can be directed to faculty search chair Prof. Youssef Marzouk at ymarz [at] mit.edu.

MIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Posted 10-01-2019

STAFF POSITIONS

Currently, there are no open AeroAstro staff positions.

 

POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS

For current job opportunities, please view to our current job openings page.

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