Tenure-Track Faculty Position at Whitehead Institute/MIT Dept of Biology

                                                                                       Tenure-Track Faculty Position 

                                                                                                Whitehead Institute
                                                                                             and Department of Biology,
                                                                                Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Whitehead Institute together with the Department of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute  of Technology (Cambridge, Massachusetts) invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at  the Assistant Professor level.  

We are interested in candidates with a Ph.D. or M.D., or equivalent, who are pursuing innovative  approaches to fundamental problems in molecular, cellular, or organismal biology. Areas and  approaches of interest include, but are not limited to, development, cell biology, computational  biology, chemical biology, biophysics, structural biology, physiology, plant biology, genetics,  infectious disease, and artificial intelligence and machine learning.  

The successful candidate will be provided with lab and office space at the Whitehead Institute, a  generous start-up package, and access to state-of-the-art core facilities, and is expected to  develop and lead a vibrant, independent research program. We seek colleagues who share our  commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, and who will develop and teach courses,  supervise graduate and undergraduate research, and mentor trainees at all levels. We are  particularly interested in candidates who will help promote and provide diversity, equity, and  inclusion. We are committed to providing our faculty with a supportive environment that  emphasizes mentoring and is mindful of diverse backgrounds. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of current and proposed  research (≤5 pgs), statement on teaching philosophy (~1 pg), and a statement on mentoring,  diversity, and outreach (~2 pgs) that describes the candidate’s experience in these areas and/or  how they envision contributing to our ongoing efforts. Letters of recommendation should be sent  separately from at least three individuals able to evaluate the candidate’s accomplishments and  future potential. Application materials should be submitted to https://facultysearch.wi.mit.edu 

Completed applications will begin to be considered on October 8, 2022. 

MIT Biology has additional open positions. Candidates may apply to any or all openings, but  must submit a separate application for each position.  

MIT/Whitehead is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity and inclusion are core values of  MIT and Whitehead. MIT and Whitehead are committed to non-discrimination in employment  regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, veteran’s  status, national origin, disability, and/or religion.