Assistant Professorship in Climate- Related Sciences

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Aug 12, 2019
Oct 12, 2019
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Assistant Professorship in Climate- Related Sciences

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Cambridge, MA

The MIT Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences includes a vibrant and inter-disciplinary group in climate science that we seek to expand. We are especially interested in physical oceanography, atmospheric chemistry, and atmospheric dynamics, but we encourage applications from outstanding candidates in all sub disciplines of climate science. We seek candidates who use any approach or combination of approaches, including observation, theory, modeling, and experimentation. Candidates should have the potential for innovation and leadership in research and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.


Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in earth sciences or related field by the start of employment. Our intent is to hire at the assistant professor level, but more senior appointments may also be considered. Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged. A complete application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one- to two-page descriptions each of research and teaching plans, and three letters of recommendation. 

Please explicitly commit to our departmentĀ¹s code of conduct ( in submitted cover letters.

To apply:

Applications are being accepted at Academic Jobs Online:

To receive full consideration, complete applications must be received by November 1, 2019. Complete applications will be considered starting September 15 until November 1, 2019.

Search Contact: Ms. Karen Fosher, HR Administrator, EAPS, 54-924 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307, email:

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.