Joining The Kiessling Group
The Kiessling group is committed to building a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion. We know that diverse experiences and perspectives lead to creative solutions, discoveries, and innovations. We recognize that systemic racism and inequity pervade the scientific enterprise, and we seek to dismantle those barriers while promoting and supporting our community members who face them.
Graduate Students Interested In Working With Us
Any MIT graduate student is eligible to work in the Kiessling Lab. Interested graduate students who are newly admitted to the department of chemistry, biology, biological engineering, chemical engineering, or physics are encouraged to contact Professor Kiessling by e-mail.
Postdoctorate’s Interested In Working With Us
Prospective postdoctoral coworkers are encouraged to send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and published papers to Professor Kiessling by e-mail or US mail, and to arrange for three reference letters to be sent by e-mail. or US mail.
Undergraduate Students Interested In Working With US
MIT undergraduate students who are interested in working in the Kiessling Lab should submit (1) a statement about career goals, particular interest in the Kiessling Lab, and intended length of stay, and (2) an MIT transcript to Erin Erhart by e-mail.
Policies For Undergraduate Students
Space is shared with your laboratory mentor—a graduate student or postdoctorate.
Research is done for academic credit not financial support, though funding might be available through UROP.
Paid summer internships are not available, except through programs such as UROP.