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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) seeks candidates for faculty positions starting July 1, 2023, or on a mutually agreed date thereafter.   We welcome outstanding applicants with research and teaching interests in any area of electrical engineering, computer science, and artificial intelligence and decision making.   EECS believes that the intellectual, cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our academic and research programs.   The Department seeks candidates who support our institutional commitment to ensuring that MIT is inclusive, equitable, and diverse.

Appointment will be at the assistant or untenured associate professor level.   In special cases, a senior faculty appointment may be possible, commensurate with experience.   Faculty duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, research, and supervision of student research.   Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in electrical engineering and computer science or a related field by the start of employment.

Candidates must register with the EECS search website at , and must submit application materials electronically to this website.   Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement (2-4 pages) and a teaching statement (1-2 pages).   In addition, candidates should provide a statement regarding their views on diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past and current contributions as well as their vision and plans for the future in these areas.   Each application should include the names and addresses of three or more individuals who will provide letters of recommendation.   Letter writers should submit their letters directly to MIT, preferably on the website or by mailing to the address below.   Complete applications should be received by December 1, 2022.   Applications will be considered complete only when both the applicant materials and at least three letters of recommendation are received.

It is the responsibility of the candidate to arrange reference letters to be uploaded at by December 1, 2022.

Send all materials not submitted on the website to:

Professor Asu Ozdaglar
Department Head, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Room 38-403
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139

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.   MIT's full policy on Nondiscrimination can be found at the following:

Submitting Letters of Recommendation

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