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Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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The Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position.

The Department is a world leader in the engineering and application of nuclear and radiation systems.   Its faculty teach and conduct research in fields from fundamental nuclear science to practical applications of nuclear technology in energy, security and other fields.   Areas of particular interest are in the broad field of nuclear security, including nuclear and radiation sources, detection, and measurement; risk quantification, prediction, and management; and nuclear materials management and control.

Outstanding applicants in the Department's other fields of research and education will also be considered.   These include advanced modeling, simulation, theory, experimentation, and design for fission reactor systems; the nuclear fuel cycle; plasma physics and fusion engineering; materials for extreme environments; quantum engineering and control; and radiation science and technology.   [See].

Applicants must have a doctorate in a relevant engineering or scientific field by the beginning of employment, and must have demonstrated excellence in research and scholarship in a relevant technical field.   A commitment to excel in teaching in one of the subfields of nuclear science and engineering is essential.   Faculty duties will include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, research, and supervision of graduate students.

To apply, submit a curriculum vita and a description of research and teaching interests online at   Each candidate must also arrange for three or more reference letters to be uploaded electronically.

MIT is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.   Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.   Applications received before February 28th, 2014 will be given priority.

MIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


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