Faculty and Staff
- Minority group representation among faculty includes American Indian or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Black, Hispanic, and Asian.
|Other academic staff||4,406|
The MIT faculty instructs undergraduate and graduate students and engages in research.
|Senior lecturers, lecturers, and professors emeriti||647|
|Instructors (including technical instructors)||152|
|Professors of the practice and adjunct faculty||33|
Many MIT staff are international scholars (i.e., non-US citizens, non-US permanent residents) from around the world who come to the United States for teaching, research, collaboration, and other purposes. This diverse group of professionals includes visiting scientists, professors, artists, and scholars, as well as postdoctoral fellows and associates, lecturers, instructors, research associates and scientists, and tenure-track faculty. During academic year 2015–2016, MIT hosted 2,436 international scholars (76% men, 24% women) from 96 countries.
|Mexico, Latin America, and the Caribbean||6%|