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[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Faculty Position in Ocean Science and Engineering at MIT

John J. Leonard

FACULTY POSITION in Ocean Science and Engineering
in Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Department of Mechanical
Engineering seeks an individual for a tenure-track faculty position in
Ocean Science and Engineering to ideally begin July 2019 or on a mutually
agreed date thereafter. Appointment will be at the assistant or untenured
associate professor level. In special cases, a senior faculty appointment
will be considered.

We seek candidates from all areas of the broad and diverse field of Ocean
Science and Engineering including but not limited to: energy, robotics,
autonomy, system integration, transportation, hydrodynamics, turbulence,
naval architecture, structural analysis, materials, sensing, exploration,
communications, acoustics, sustainability, food, environmental management,
biomimetics, resource harvesting, medicine, security, high performance
computation, forecasting, inference, ecosystem dynamics, climate effects,
signal processing, and data management.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is committed to fostering
interdisciplinary research that can address grand challenges facing our
society.   We seek candidates who will provide inspiration and leadership
in research, contribute proactively to both undergraduate and graduate
level teaching in the Mechanical Engineering department and add to the
diversity of the academic community.

Faculty duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels,
advising students, conducting original scholarly research and developing
course materials at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Candidates
must hold an earned Ph.D. in a field related to Ocean Science and
Engineering by the beginning of employment.

In addition to searching specifically for ocean science and engineering,
the department has positions available broadly in mechanical engineering:

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a
teaching statement, and copies of no more than three publications.  They
should also arrange for four individuals to submit letters of
recommendation on their behalf.  This information must be entered
electronically at the following site:
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__school-2Dof-2Dengineering-2Dfaculty-2Dsearch.mit.edu_meche_register.tcl&d=DwIBAg&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=tyXaTfNgOr0b_ZjDbOdh61LQ4ik0WmnXzNWK7YBCzcA&s=knpl6GRI_o-3Anli24re0FA8PJllPNFEbOEL7-lZ6cI&e= by
December 31, 2018 when review of applications will begin.

MIT is an equal-opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Women and
underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

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