Assistant Professor - Department of Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Commensurate with Experience
Sep 20, 2017
Oct 20, 2017
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Full time

Assistant Professor - Department of Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Cambridge, MA

The MIT Department of Chemical Engineering invites applications for faculty positions starting July 2018 or thereafter. Appointment will be at the assistant or untenured associate professor level and will be located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In special cases, a senior faculty appointment may be possible.

The successful candidate is expected to advise students, and develop and teach chemical engineering courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as to develop a sponsored research program and be involved in service to MIT and the profession. 


  • A Ph.D. in chemical engineering or a related field by the start of their employment
  • Candidates with research and teaching interests in every area relevant to the field of chemical engineering will be considered, including candidates with areas of research in process systems engineering, biomedical engineering and advanced technologies for health, biomanufacturing, bioprocess, or applied synthetic biology, energy systems and sustainability
  • All strong candidates in chemical engineering fields are encouraged to apply

To Apply:

Interested candidates may submit application materials electronically at

Each application must include: a curriculum vitae; the names and addresses of three or more references; a strategic statement of research interests; and a statement of teaching interests. It is the responsibility of the candidate to arrange for reference letters to be uploaded at

Please address questions to

Responses received by December 1, 2017, will be given priority.

We especially encourage minorities and women to apply because of MIT’s strong commitment to diversity in engineering education, research and practice.

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.