Open Faculty Positions

The MIT Department of Biological Engineering, Cambridge, MA, has two open faculty searches for tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant professor level.

  • The MIT Department of Biological Engineering, Cambridge, MA invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant professor level, to begin July 1, 2021 or on a mutually agreeable date thereafter. Candidates should aspire to direct a leading research program that fuses molecular/cellular bioscience with quantitative engineering analysis/synthesis approaches.  Areas of high priority include non-medical biotechnology, including applications in materials, chemicals, agriculture, sustainability, energy and the environment. 
  • The Ragon Institute, together with the Department of Biological Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in Cambridge, MA is seeking outstanding scientists for tenured or tenure-track faculty positions to start July 1, 2021 or on a mutually agreed date thereafter. The Institute is located at the heart of the MGH, MIT and Harvard communities in Kendall Square with state-of-the-art research facilities. The Ragon Institute was officially established in February 2009 as a joint institute involving faculty from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), MIT, and Harvard University. The MIT Department of Biological Engineering at MIT has a long established presence as a leader in the field especially in the areas of immune engineering and infectious diseases.