Lecturer, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Massachusetts, United States
09 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

LECTURER, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) (multiple positions), to serve as a lecturer on discrete mathematics, algorithms, and machine learning.  Will participate in educational activities during the fall and spring terms and the January Independent Activities Period (IAP). Responsibilities will include interacting with students (e.g., lecturing, leading recitations, staffing labs, holding office hours, and helping with undergraduate advising); creating course content such as lecture materials, problem sets, quizzes, videos, and other on-line materials; carrying out administrative responsibilities (e.g., locating, hiring, and supervising course staff; record-keeping; interacting with staff in the department and Registrar’s Office; and performing other duties as assigned.  May participate in the creation/migration of courses onto MIT's internet-based educational platforms, OCW and MITx.  May also participate on departmental committees. Research opportunities such as co-supervision of undergraduate or master’s projects may also arise.  Course assignment will include some of the following and may include other related courses: Introduction to Machine Learning (6.036), Machine Learning (6.867), Introduction to Algorithms (6.006), Design and Analysis of Algorithms (6.046), and Mathematics for Computer Science (6.042).

Job Requirements

REQUIRED a Ph.D. in topical area related to responsibilities, significant experience teaching related undergraduate courses, and demonstrated interest in educational innovation.  Job #16740

The application deadline is December 15, 2018, but may be extended if positions are not filled.  


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.