Building the Future of the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology

Faculty Development Program


One-Year Visiting Appointments at MIT

Newly-hired Skoltech faculty have a posting at MIT of approximately one year under the auspices of the Initiative's Faculty Development Program (FDP). As part of the FDP, Skoltech faculty will be:

  • Appointed as a visiting faculty or research scientist
  • Resident full-time at MIT

Faculty will be immersed in the MIT community and enjoy opportunities to:

  • Conduct joint research with one or more MIT faculty mentors/hosts
  • Participate in FDP activities and programming while developing skills related to entrepreneurship and innovation (E&I), teaching and learning, research, leadership, and other relevant competencies contributing to their long-term success as Skoltech faculty

MIT faculty play a critical role in supporting the program as principal investigators and mentors.