Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)


The MIT Department of Chemistry seeks an instructor to teach organic and general chemistry for the 2017-18 academic year. Responsibilities will include teaching a combination of undergraduate organic and general chemistry classes in collaboration with MIT faculty. Depending upon the qualifications of the applicant, some teaching of laboratory classes could also be considered.


The mission of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century. We are also driven to bring knowledge to bear on the world’s great challenges.



  • Ph.D. in chemistry
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching
  • Outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong commitment to undergraduate education.


The ideal available start date of candidate is no later than August 1, 2017. The appointment is for one year and renewable for a second if mutually agreeable.


To Apply:

In order to be considered, please apply via the MIT website (referencing job #14429) at and through Academic Jobs Online at Please include at least two letters of recommendation in your Academic Jobs Online submission. Applications will be reviewed as they arrive. Applications from Ph.D.s interested in pursuing careers in undergraduate education are especially welcome.


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.