The EAPS Department seeks outstanding scientists who have demonstrated (or have strong potential for) innovation and leadership in research and teaching. We cover the full spectrum of earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences—and we encourage collaborative interaction with existing research programs.

For additional information on any EAPS position, or to send a resume or C.V., please contact:
Karen Fosher, Personnel Administrator
Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139-2132

Available positions


Faculty Position Listings

No openings at this time.

Research Position Listings

No openings at this time.

Postdoc Position Listings

General applications for postdoctoral positions are made by contacting the appropriate member of faculty or principal investigator.

MIT is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Applications from women, minorities, veterans, older workers, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged

Administrative Position Listings

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II, Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS), to provide comprehensive administrative support for four faculty members and their research groups. Will work closely with the finance team to accomplish business tasks including reconciling and monitoring accounting statements and projections for research grants and fund accounts; processing procurement, invoices, and monthly service center billings; arranging complex travel and processing travel reimbursements; and processing and tracking office and laboratory supply orders.  Will also handle event planning as needed for seminars and group meetings; provide logistical support for science meetings and workshops; collect and distribute mail; prepare and arrange express and freight shipments; maintain conference room calendar and supplies; coordinate office space assignments, signage, telephones, and mailboxes; maintain COGB mail database; coordinate appointments and DACCA changes with HR administrator; and perform special projects and provide other administrative assistance as needed.

Job Requirements: REQUIRED - Three years of office and grant management experience; proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and ability and willingness to learn new software; ability to create, maintain, and enhance spreadsheets and monitor grants and research accounts; excellent verbal and written communication skills; proactive approach to workload and workflow; and the ability to work as part of a team. Seek a highly organized individual who is able to maintain a high degree of accuracy while prioritizing competing demands and adhering to tight deadlines. Must possess initiative and the ability to work independently to solve problems with minimal supervision.  A college degree and familiarity with MIT-specific systems like SAP and COEUS preferred. Visit: http://jobs.mit.edu/ to apply. Job #11752-5

MIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
MIT is a nonsmoking environment.

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