Career Opportunities


1. Senior Financial Assistant – IMES
2. Senior Faculty – IMES

Senior Financial Assistant – IMES

Senior Financial Assistant, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES), to serve as a member of the IMES financial team. Under minimal supervision from the Senior Financial Officer and working closely with the Financial Officer, will provide complex and diverse financial support for pre-and post-award grants administration. Responsibilities include working closely with the Academic Graduate Administrator, various hospitals, and OSP to set up and manage letter of agreements for students; Conducting financial review and control activities for a small portfolio of faculty accounts, e.g., review personnel charges, monitor account expenditures to ensure compliance with applicable guidelines, in accordance with approved budgets, draft account projections, and initiate closeout process; Assisting in preparing monthly spending forecast, and other financial reports for faculty and researchers; Assisting the Senior Financial Officer with the preparation, review, and submission of grant proposals, including drafting the budget and collecting the proposal files. Analyzes and interprets widely varying situations and resolves issues through unique approaches and/or reference to a variety of policies, procedures, past and best practices. Deals with confidential issues (e.g. payroll and salary information) using discretion and judgment. Interacts with vendors, MIT procurement representatives, faculty, staff, and students to understand and resolve accounting issues; Responds to inquiries by lab personnel requiring an in-depth understanding of the finance area and MIT policies and procedures, and takes ownership of inquiries by providing explanations and instructions; maintains records, files, and account documentation; Also assists with the preparation of budget spreadsheets; prepares and approves requisitions, invoices, RFPs, travel vouchers, credit card charges, etc.


At least 5 years of direct/related financial/accounting experience and a high school degree required; an Associate/Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred; advanced knowledge of and experience with financial systems, spreadsheets, accounting tools, and general finance administration; excellent oral and written communication skills; strong attention to detail; excellent analytical and organizational skills; the ability to set priorities, work effectively under the pressure of deadlines, and deal with frequent interruptions; and strong computer skills including experience with Microsoft Excel and Word. Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team. Knowledge of OSP, Kuali, COEUS, and SAP, MIT’s financial and administrative systems strongly preferred.

Please apply to position 14528 through the MIT jobs portal at Posted March 1, 2017.

Senior Faculty – IMES

SENIOR FACULTY MEMBER, The Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts invites applicants to apply for a tenured faculty position in the area of biomedical imaging to begin July, 2017 or thereafter. The successful candidate will be appointed to a tenured faculty position at MIT as the Athinoula A. Martinos Professor. The successful candidate is expected to work closely with the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Functional and Structural Biomedical Imaging, in particular the facilities housed at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). The Martinos Professor will have her/his laboratory at the Athinoula A. Martinos Center on the MGH campus. IMES is pioneering novel research and graduate education paradigms at the convergence of engineering, science, and medicine. IMES also houses the Harvard-MIT Health Science and Technology (HST) program, the Medical Electronic Device Realization Center, the Center for Microbiome Informatics and Therapeutics, and MIT’s Clinical Research Center. Appointments will be made in partnership with another MIT department. Applicants should hold a PhD in engineering, science, or a related field (including MD or MD/PhD) by the beginning of employment. The candidate should have demonstrated excellence in original research and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to fulfill all teaching, research and service obligations of a tenured faculty professor at MIT. Faculty duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, advising students, conducting original scholarly research, developing course materials at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and service to MIT and the profession.


Interested candidates should submit application materials electronically at Each application should include: curriculum vitae; the names and addresses of three or more references; a strategic statement of research interests; and a statement of teaching interests. Each candidate must arrange for reference letters to be uploaded at


Questions should be addressed to To be considered responses must be received by April 1, 2017.

With MIT’s strong commitment to diversity in engineering education, research, and practice we especially encourage minorities and women to apply.

MIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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