Postdoctoral Associate(s) MIT Sloan School of Management

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 25, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The MIT Sloan School of Management, located at 77 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139, is looking to award two, two-year Postdoctoral Associate appointments. These appointments are part of our ongoing efforts to increase the diversity of business/management school faculty.

At MIT Sloan School of Management, we have a diverse intellectual environment. Our faculty are trained in a in a number of disciplines, from engineering and computer science to economics, sociology and social psychology. We have a history of collaboration across disciplines and of working closely with external partners from corporate, not-for-profit and government agencies. 

The Postdoctoral Associate appointments will provide recipients with an opportunity to continue their research in our intellectual community. Each postdoc would be assigned a research mentor. While postdocs are not required to collaborate with members of our community, opportunities will exist and appointees who take advantage of those opportunities are likely to get the most out of their time in Sloan’s research community.

In addition to research, postdocs would be expected to participate in a wide array of community activities, including relevant workshops and seminars, acting as a mentor for our Pre-doctoral Associates and engaging in teaching/courses as relevant.

Please apply via Interfolio:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position(s) is/are filled.

MIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  Please note: The Institute does not provide employment-based visa sponsorship for the following categories of appointment: administrators, managers, technical staff, library staff or support staff.


The ideal candidate(s) must possess a recent PhD or be near the completion of a PhD with a research topic relevant for management. The PhD could be in a range of disciplines, including but not limited to computer science, economics, engineering, finance, sociology, organizational behavior, marketing, operations management, or other social sciences and management discipline.

We will give a preference to candidates who demonstrate an interest and a willingness to conduct research and collaborate with MIT Sloan faculty, and interested in teaching undergraduate and/or graduate level courses in a business/management school environment. 

Required documents:

  • Personal Statement describing your research and career objectives;
  • CV;
  • Sample(s) of Research;
  • 3 Letters of Reference
  • Transcripts (official/unofficial)

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