Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

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. MIT’s full policy on Nondiscrimination can be found here.

Faculty positions

The 2021-2022 application cycle has opened and information about various searches may be found below.

All applicants are expected to develop and lead a vibrant, independent research program and share our commitment to undergraduate and graduate education by teaching courses and supervising graduate and undergraduate research.  We are particularly interested in candidates who will help promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Candidates may apply for multiple positions, but must submit a separate application for each position. Applicants must have a PhD, MD, or equivalent terminal degree and should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of current and proposed research, statement on teaching philosophy, three recommendation letters, and a statement on mentoring, diversity, and outreach that describes the candidate’s experience in these areas and/or how they envision contributing to our ongoing efforts.

Biology Main Building

Position available for a junior faculty appointment, effective July 1, 2022, or as soon thereafter as possible. We seek candidates who are pursuing innovative approaches to fundamental problems in molecular, cellular, and/or computational biology. The applicant’s research program should involve the study of molecules, cells, organisms, and/or the interactions among them. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, microbial biology, computational biology, cell and molecular biology, structural biology, and developmental biology.

Completed applications will be reviewed starting October 4, 2021.

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Broad Institute

Position for a junior faculty appointment, effective July 1, 2022, or as soon thereafter as possible. We are interested in candidates who are pursuing innovative approaches to fundamental problems in molecular, cellular, or organismal biology.  Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, scientific questions related to cell and molecular biology, developmental biology, computational biology, chemical biology, biophysics, structural biology, physiology, microbial biology, and genetics.

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Completed applications will be reviewed starting October 4, 2021.

Postdoctoral positions

Postdoctoral positions are arranged directly with individual faculty members and, thus, not advertised here.

Non-academic positions

A complete listing of all non-academic positions at MIT is available on the Human Resources website.

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