MIT Department of Biology - Biology Building - Cambridge, MA

Cambridge, MA
Competitive salary
Aug 25, 2016
Oct 15, 2016
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time

MIT Department of Biology - Biology Building


The Department of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, Massachusetts) is conducting faculty searches for positions based in two sections of the department: the MIT Biology Building and the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research.  In both cases, successful applicants are expected to share our commitment to undergraduate and graduate education by teaching courses and supervising graduate and undergraduate research, as well as develop and lead independent, internationally competitive research programs. Candidates must hold a PhD in the biological, chemical, physical, mathematical, or computational sciences, or in an engineering field; or an MD; or equivalent terminal degree.   Candidates may apply to one or both searches, and must submit a separate application for each position.  See ( for information about the searches.

MIT Department of Biology - Biology Building ( seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, effective July 1, 2017, or as soon thereafter as possible. The applicant's research program should involve, but is not limited to, the study of molecules, cells, organisms, and/or the interactions among them, using the tools of genetics, biochemistry, biophysics, cell and molecular biology, and/or computational biology.  The successful candidate will have laboratory space in the MIT Biology Building.

To apply, submit application materials by clicking on the 'Apply' button,

Completed applications will be reviewed starting October 15, 2016.

MIT is an affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities.