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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

The Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position with a start date of September 1, 2015 or thereafter.   The department is conducting a search for exceptional candidates with a strong background in any discipline related to Aerospace Engineering, broadly defined.   We are seeking highly qualified candidates with a commitment to research and education.   Faculty duties include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, advising students, and conducting research.

Candidates should hold a doctoral degree in a field related to aerospace engineering by the beginning of employment.   The search is for a candidate to be hired at the assistant professor level; however, under special circumstances, a senior faculty appointment is possible.

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 2-3 page statement of research and teaching interests and goals, and names and contact information of at least three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation.   Applications must be submitted as a pdf at   Letters of recommendation must be submitted directly by the recommenders at

To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by December 1, 2014.   Note: Applications will be considered complete only when both the applicant materials and at least three letters of recommendations are received.

MIT is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.

For more information on the Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics at MIT, please visit

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

MIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


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