Department of Materials Science and Engineering Faculty Positions at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology


The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (DMSE) is seeking candidates for a tenure-track professor position effective July 1, 2022 or a date agreed thereafter. Faculty duties include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, research, and research supervision of DMSE students. The research focuses on candidates for hire at the assistant professor level; in special circumstances, however, an associate or non-tenured senior professor position is possible, depending on experience.

We are looking for candidates with proven excellence and prior experience in materials science and engineering in manufacturing systems. Examples of industrial application sectors include transport, information technology, health or energy. Examples of devices include microelectronic circuits, memories, microphotonics systems, sensors, or multifunctional devices for targeted applications. We are looking for candidates with prior experience or vision of the challenges of the field, encompassing sustainable manufacturing, productivity improvement, quality control, recycling and reuse or supply chain integration.

Applicants must have a doctorate. in materials science and engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, chemical engineering, engineering physics or a related field on the date of commencement of employment. Interested applicants should submit application documents electronically to . Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 2-3 page statement of research and teaching interests and goals. In addition, applicants must provide a statement regarding their perspective on diversity, inclusion and belonging, including past and current contributions as well as their vision and plans for the future in these areas. Questions should be directed to [email protected] Applications will be assessed as they are received, with the utmost consideration given to those received by November 30, 2021.

Each candidate should include the names and contact details of three reference letter writers. If an applicant is invited to continue beyond the initial application phase, their writers should submit their letter by a later deadline to be determined.

MIT is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for the job and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or of national or ethnic origin. MIT’s full policy on non-discrimination can be found at“href =” “>“href =” “> mit-community / 92-nondiscrimination. We especially encourage minorities and women to apply because of MIT strong commitment to diversity in engineering education research and practice.


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