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Assistant Professor

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Not Specified
Closing date
Oct 6, 2022

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Field of specialization
Agrochemical, Biochemical
Work Function
Teaching-Graduate, Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department of Chemistry

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Chemistry located at 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139 invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning July 2023 or thereafter. Outstanding applicants with research interests in all areas of chemistry (broadly defined) are encouraged to apply. Faculty duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Appointments are at the rank of assistant professor, but outstanding senior applicants may be considered. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field by the start of employment and must demonstrate ability to excel in teaching.

The Department of Chemistry provides a welcoming and supportive environment for exceptional science, teaching, mentorship, and service. We seek candidates who embody our core values of respect, well-being, inclusivity, and integrity and we believe that education and research are at their finest when they include and appreciate the experiences of people of all backgrounds. As such, we ask candidates to provide a one-to-two page statement of their philosophy of inclusivity and equity in higher education, including past and current experiences and contributions, plans for the future, and how these plans integrate with their scholarly work.

A complete application must include a curriculum vitae, a one page summary of research plans, two or more research proposals, a one-to-two page statement of teaching and mentorship interests, the statement addressing inclusivity and equity, and three letters of recommendation.

Applications are being accepted at Academic Jobs Online at To receive full consideration, completed applications must be received by October 1, 2022.

Search Contact: Richard Wilk, Administrative Officer Department of Chemistry, Room 18-390, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139-4307, (


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