Faculty Position in Plant Biotechnology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts
October 05 2017
Douglas Lauffenburger
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Faculty Position in Plant Biotechnology Department of Biological Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) – Cambridge, MA

The MIT Department of Biological Engineering invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant professor level, to begin July 2018 or on a mutually agreeable date thereafter. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in a science or engineering discipline related to biological engineering by the beginning of employment. A more senior faculty appointment may be considered in special cases. Candidates should aspire to direct a leading research program that fuses molecular/cellular bioscience with quantitative engineering analysis/ synthesis approaches. Areas of high priority include plant biotechnology with applications to agriculture, nutrition, or medicinals. Faculty duties include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels as well as oversight of research, and candidates should be capable of instructing in our core biological engineering educational curricula.

To Apply: Interested candidates must register with the BE search website at http://be-fac-search.mit.edu and submit application materials electronically to this website.

Candidate applications should include a description of professional interests and goals in both teaching and research. Each application should include a curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three or more references who will provide recommendation letters. References should submit their letters directly at the http://be-fac-search.mit.edu website.

Applications received by 1st December 2017 will be given priority.

Questions may be directed to: Prof. Douglas Lauffenburger, Head, Department of Biological Engineering, MIT, Room 16-343, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139, lauffen@mit.edu

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.