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Faculty Positions in Science, Technology and Innovation

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Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology
Moscow, Russia

The new Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) in Moscow seeks candidates in science and technology for tenured and tenure-track positions to begin Early 2014 or thereafter.

Established in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Skoltech integrates strong foundational graduate educational programs and cutting-edge basic and applied research with an ecology of innovation and entrepreneurship to establish a new model for advancing knowledge, developing technology, and creating economic value to improve the Russian Federation and our world.

We encourage applications for positions in and across Skoltech's five technical focus themes, as well as in cross-cutting areas and in innovation and entrepreneurship.   Applications in Skoltech priority areas listed below are of particular interest, but strong candidates in all areas of science and technology related to major themes are encouraged to apply.

  • Information Science and Technology (priority areas): machine learning and artificial intelligence, systems and networks, big data-related areas, electronic materials and devices, quantum technology, photonics
  • Biomedical Science and Technology (priority areas): computational and systems biology, immunology and infectious disease, gene- and nano-medicine, regenerative medicine, neuroscience, translational medicine
  • Energy Science and Technology (priority areas): hydrocarbon fuel production and transportation, hydrocarbon processing, electric power systems generation and distribution, electrical energy storage, energy efficient systems, energy and the environment
  • Space Science and Technology (priority areas): supporting humans in long term space exploration, design and construction of small satellites, utilization of space data for communications, positioning, and earth system information collection, lunar and planetary engineering and science, safety engineering, propulsion
  • Nuclear Science and TechnologyTechnology (priority areas): nuclear energy safety, materials for extreme environments, non-energy applications of nuclear and radiation technologies, human and biological radiation effects
  • Cross-cutting Areas: advanced materials (in particular, composite materials), computational and data-intensive science and engineering, human factors engineering
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation (including commercialization, product design/development, manufacturing, large scale systems).   For additional details, see the separate listing for 'Faculty Positions in Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship' at www.skoltech.ru/faculty.
Faculty will lead the development of a new curriculum and innovative research structure, with the opportunity to spend their first year at MIT to develop classroom materials and launch new research collaborations.   Teaching and research will be carried out in the English language.   Internationally competitive salary and benefits, startup packages, and opportunities for substantial research funding will be provided.

Please visit   http://www.skoltech.ru/faculty   for more information.

Applications must be received by June 15, 2014 to be assured of receiving consideration.

Skoltech is committed to diversity and equality, and all are invited to apply without regard for gender, race or national origin.

How to apply for Faculty Positions in Science, Technology and Innovation


Faculty Positions in Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology
Moscow, Russia

The new Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) seeks faculty candidates to build a new academic group focused around technological Innovation and entrepreneurship.   Multiple tenure-track and tenured faculty positions are available to begin early 2014 or thereafter.

You will join a new institution of world-class scientists and technologists.

You will be part of building a new academic organization, while designing, developing and teaching new curricula, aimed at global science and technology, to graduate students drawn from Russia and the world.   These unique students are motivated to understand better how to execute commercialization of their own and others' research.

You will carry out your own related disciplinary research, as well as have opportunities to collaborate with other academic leaders.

Job Qualifications

You have a PhD in a disciplinary area that relates to organizing and managing technological innovation and entrepreneurship.   The unique candidate with a doctorate in engineering or the physical or life sciences would be of special interest if she/he has already shown an ability to conduct scholarly research and teaching in managerial/organizational aspects of emerging science- and technology-related companies.   An applicant with prior experience in starting or helping to grow young technology-related new enterprises would be of special interest to Skoltech.

You show evidence of strong research capability.

You are able to merge fundamental theoretical knowledge with practical relevance, and to build and maintain sustainable relationships with practitioners.

As all classes at Skoltech will be carried out in English, you must have strong capability to teach and converse in English.

Our Offer

  1. A challenging job in an international, dynamic and professional environment.
  2. Synergy between science, technology and practice.
  3. Time for research.
  4. Internationally competitive financial resources and compensation.

Faculty will lead the development of a new curriculum and innovative research structure, with the opportunity to spend their first year at MIT to develop classroom materials and launch new research collaborations.   You will have the opportunity to participate in the entire MIT innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem.

Please visit   www.skoltech.ru/faculty   for more information.

Applications must be received by June 15, 2014 to be assured of receiving consideration.

Skoltech is committed to diversity and equality, and all are invited to apply without regard for gender, race or national origin.

How to apply for Faculty Positions in Science, Technology and Innovation

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