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Careers

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has the following open positions.

Postdoctoral Positions

Postdoctoral Associate, Marelli Lab

POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATECivil and Environmental Engineering, to assume a position in structural protein design and synthetic biology in the Marelli Lab. The project involves the design of new structural proteins using AI/ML tools and/or currently available software and algorithms for the design, modeling and computational analysis of protein structures (e.g., Rosetta, Gromacs).
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Postdoctoral Associate, Howland and Eltahir Labs

POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), to join the Howland and Eltahir labs on an MIT Climate & Sustainability Consortium-funded project. Will join both research groups with joint mentorship from professors Howland and Eltahir.  The proposed research project is focused on assessing the risk to energy systems from regional climate change.  As energy generation is decarbonized with increasing wind and solar capacity and energy consumption is increasingly electrified, both electrical energy generation and demand will depend more on weather patterns which vary in both space and time. Climate change will alter the weather patterns which affect energy systems in a complex, spatially and temporally heterogeneous manner. Will lead a project to develop a toolkit, based on a regional climate model (RCM), to assess risk to energy systems from regional climate change and develop frameworks for resilient system design.
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Staff Positions

Graduate Academic Assistant

GRADUATE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Civil and Environmental Engineering(CEE), to perform–under the supervision of the academic administrator–complex and diverse duties in support of the Academic Programs Office (APO) and the Interdepartmental Program in Transportation. The position will involve regularly interfacing with faculty, staff, students, and applicants and will require developing in-depth understanding of the department, MIT academic administration, and MIT policies and procedures.  Learn more and apply

Undergraduate Academic Assistant

SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM, Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)-Academic Programs Office (APO), to perform advanced, complex, and diverse administrative duties in support of the department’s academic office, with specific focus on undergraduate student support.  Will exercise judgment and anticipate the needs of the department’s academic administrator and CEE’s academic community in arranging and supporting a diverse set of complex administrative duties; act as liaison between the academic administrator, department head, faculty, staff, students, administrative officer, and a variety of organizations within and outside of MIT; implement recommended changes and enhancements to Academic Programs Office procedures as they pertain to undergraduate student support and recruiting; focus on department outreach in recruiting both undergrad and graduate students in coordination with the academic administrator; and work to encourage diversity in all areas of student services and support.  Learn more and apply

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

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 here.