Faculty and Staff
The MIT faculty instructs undergraduate and graduate students and engages in research.
|MIT's Total Teaching Staff, as of October 2014
|Senior lecturers, lecturers, and professors emeriti
|Instructors (including technical instructors)
|Professors of the practice and adjunct faculty
- MIT employs approximately 11,840 individuals on campus.
- There are 1,021 faculty members (professors of all ranks), including 224 women.
- Minority group representation among faculty includes American Indian
or Alaska Native, Black, Hispanic, and Asian.
- The student-faculty ratio is 8:1.
Eighty-one present and former members of the MIT community have won
the Nobel Prize,
including nine current faculty members (recognized individually or as part
of a team).
Thirty-nine current and former members of the MIT faculty have received
the National Medal of Science.
One current and one emeritus faculty members have been awarded
the National Medal of Technology and Innovation.
Eleven current and former members of the faculty have won
the John Bates Clark Medal.
Four present and former members of the MIT community have been awarded
the Pulitzer Prize.
Two current faculty members have won
the Millennium Technology Prize.
There are 65 Guggenheim Fellows,
five Fulbright Scholars,
and 22 MacArthur Fellows
among current MIT faculty and staff.
Seventy-nine current MIT faculty and staff are members of
the National Academy of Sciences,
59 are members of the National Academy of Engineering,
and 31 are members of the Institute of Medicine.
The title of Institute Professor
is the highest honor awarded by the faculty and administration at MIT.
* Faculty awards are updated when announced. Last updated: 1/1/2015.