Career Opportunities


  1. Senior Administrative Assistant to the Director
  2. Administrative Assistant 2
  3. Technical Associate, Heldt Lab

IMES benefits from a diverse and engaged workplace and seeks to further enhance our community by employing individuals from varied backgrounds. IMES actively supports MIT’s commitment to advancing a respectful and caring community that embraces diversity and empowers everyone to learn and do their best.

 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.

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Senior Administrative Assistant to the Director — Job #21551

Position Overview:
The Senior Administrative Assistant to the Director will provide a wide range of complex and diverse administrative support to the Director in academic, teaching and research activities, events. May coordinate special projects within the department. This person is also responsible for composing and editing a high volume of written communication, preparation of presentations and communication with internal and external stakeholders. The ideal candidate will exhibit a high level of discretion and judgment in the course of the job duties.

Administrative Assistant II — Job #21445

Position Overview:

Under minimal supervision, provide comprehensive administrative support to Principal Investigators (PI) with teaching responsibilities and active research groups. Will demonstrate exceptional attention to detail with discretion and independent judgment in considering a course of action for a wide variety of matters. This person will demonstrate a high level of initiative, taking action to address needs and anticipate consequences of actions, potential problems, or opportunities for change. Requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to provide information and service to a wide range of internal and external contacts.

Technical Associate I, Heldt Lab – Job #21871

Position Overview:

To join a dynamic team of MIT investigators in a lab that focuses on data acquisition, signal processing, and mathematical modeling of physiological systems to support real-time decision making and monitoring of disease progression. Responsibilities include collecting data from human subjects, abstracting data from questionnaires into coded format, maintaining experimental logs and human subject protocols, and merging heterogeneous data elements into a unified database; preprocessing, archiving, auditing data, and analyzing data using standard software packages and custom-made algorithms; supporting experimental and analysis design to developing technologies for improved data mining; recording, summarizing, and documenting findings; coordinating multiple research-related projects; maintaining lab supply inventories; database maintenance; collaborating on ensuring safety standards and procedures are followed; preparing lab for inspections; onboarding new staff; assessing equipment needs, troubleshooting issues if possible, and scheduling maintenance/repairs; participating in modifying protocols and experimental strategies; co-authoring articles/manuscripts; and performing other duties as assigned.

Please apply to these positions using the Job ID numbers through the MIT jobs portal at