MIT faculty are periodically surveyed on issues of concern to faculty, including workload and its relationship to quality of life, the effect of the tenure and promotion process on junior faculty, and the impact of resources on teaching and research.
|2012 Faculty and Staff Quality of Life Survey
(based on the AAUDE core faculty survey)
|Web Preview | PDF||61% Overall,
- Frequencies by Employee Type (Main Campus)
- Frequencies by Employee Type (Lincoln Lab)
|2008 Faculty Survey||Web Preview | PDF | Emails||69% Faculty|| - Overall Frequencies
and Charts, Tenured & Tenure-Track Faculty
- Overall Frequencies and Charts, Instructional Staff
- Presentation by IR Staff, April 1, 2008
|2007 Office of the Provost Data Collection|
|2004 Faculty Survey||73% Faculty||Overall Results (PDF)|
|2001 HERI Faculty Survey||Overall Results (PDF)|
Recent Findings (2012 Faculty and Staff Quality of Life Survey)
- Satisfaction with being a faculty member at MIT has increased over the last two survey administrations, with 92% of faculty reporting they were somewhat or very satisfied being a faculty member at MIT.
64% of faculty report being somewhat or very satisfied with their ability to integrate the needs of their work with their personal/family life, with higher levels of satisfaction seen in other staff types.
- On average, faculty reported working more hours per week than other employee types (average number of hours in typical work week for full‐time faculty = 63 hours, versus 49 on average for all full-time main campus staff).
- Read more in the 2012 Highlights.
Overall, faculty satisfaction has increased since 2004: