The mission of the MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences (BCS) is to reverse engineer the human mind. To do that we delve deeply into the mechanisms of the brain at all levels — from molecules to synapses to neurons to circuits to algorithms to human behavior and cognition, we build links between those levels, and we train the next generation of scientific leaders. The department is rooted in a tradition of intensive academics and research, where rigorous coursework is coupled with hands-on, collaborative research. If you would like to play a part in this stimulating and challenging environment, please apply at the links below.

Kate White
BCS HR Administrator


Faculty positions
Staff, research, and postdoctoral positions

The Department is currently searching for a Sr. Administrative Assistant to join our team in headquarters! Click here to apply.

In support of the new IBM-MIT Laboratory for Brain-inspired Multimedia Machine Comprehension’s (BM3C) the Department is searching for Postdoctoral Associates and Technical Associates to join the DiCarlo, McDermott and Oliva labs. Click on the job titles to apply.

For a list of all postdoc, staff, and research positions currently being advertised, navigate to the MIT Career page.

HR resources for MIT employees

MIT Benefits: http://hrweb.mit.edu/benefits
Employee Assistance Program (MyLife Services): http://hrweb.mit.edu/worklife/mitmylifeservices
Accommodations for Disabled Employees: http://hrweb.mit.edu/benefits/accommodations
MIT Work-Life Center: http://hrweb.mit.edu/worklife/welcome
Job & career development: http://hrweb.mit.edu/hr-top-level/jobs-careers