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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Institute for Medical Engineering and Science

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Assistant Professor

The Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts invites applicants to apply for a tenure-track faculty position to begin July, 2017 or thereafter.   Appointment would be at the assistant or untenured associate professor level.   In special cases, a senior faculty appointment may be possible.   IMES aims to pioneer novel research and graduate education paradigms at the convergence of engineering, science, and medicine.   IMES also houses the Harvard-MIT Health Science and Technology (HST) program, the Medical Electronic Device Realization Center, the Center for Microbiome Informatics and Therapeutics and MIT's Clinical Research Center.   Appointments will be made in partnership with another MIT department.   Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in engineering, science, or a related field (including MD or MD/PhD) by the beginning of employment.   While all research areas are of interest, IMES is particularly interested in candidates whose research is pertinent to the development of approaches to transform diagnosis (medical devices, computational algorithms, etc.), address challenges in infectious and autoimmune diseases (especially the role of the microbiome), and cardiovascular diseases.   The candidate should have demonstrated excellence in original research.   Faculty duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, advising students, conducting original scholarly research, developing course materials at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and service to MIT and the profession.

Interested candidates should submit application materials electronically at   Each application should include: curriculum vitae; the names and addresses of three or more references; a strategic statement of research interests; and a statement of teaching interests.   Each candidate must arrange for reference letters to be uploaded at

Questions should be addressed to .   To be considered responses must be received by December 15, 2016.

With MIT's strong commitment to diversity in engineering education, research, and practice we especially encourage minorities and women to apply.

MIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer


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