Careers at AgeLab

Careers at AgeLab

The MIT AgeLab employs researchers and professionals across a wide range of disciplines, primarily within the fields of engineering and the social sciences. The positions below are open to all applicants who meet the qualifications listed on the linked Job Details page.

Postdoctoral Associate, Ethical and Social Implications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) - The Postdoctoral Associate will support research on projects that examine ethical and social questions around the burgeoning use of robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) in technologies increasingly used by individuals in their daily lives at home, on the job, in vehicles, and in their smartphones.

Postdoctoral Associate, Perceptions of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) - The Postdoctoral Associate will focus on investigating driver perceptions and behaviors associated with advanced driver assistance systems, to support research projects related to vehicle technology, in-vehicle technology use, and the future of mobility.

Postdoctoral Associate, Santos Fellow - The Massachusetts Institute of Technology AgeLab / New England University Transportation Center, with support from the Santos Family Foundation, is seeking an outstanding Postdoctoral Research Associate for an one‐year appointment, renewable dependent upon performance and funding. This opportunity will provide experience working with cutting edge experimental and naturalistic data, to enhance societal understanding of driver safety in areas encompassing driver attention (distraction), Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and other higher level forms of automated driving.


Project Manager - The Project Manager will be responsible for day-to-day management and execution of research projects focused around decision-making, aging, and consumer behavior in multiple domains, such as transportation, aging-in-place, and caregiving.

Research Specialist - The Research Specialist will perform quantitative and qualitative research related to driver perceptions around existing and new vehicle technologies, mobility preferences, and related factors.

Robotics Software Engineer - The Robotics Software Engineer will assume a range of hardware and software engineering duties that include implementation of deep learning based perception-control systems; semi-autonomous vehicle system design; instrumentation; and large-scale data storage, processing, and data analysis.

Technical Associate - The Technical Associate will create content for and support drafting materials for the lab’s newsletters, website, and social media accounts; conduct literature reviews on topics related to research being done at the lab including summarizing research results and findings for other researchers in the lab; work collaboratively to support other researchers’ work and to design and complete independent research assignments.




MIT AgeLab
1 Amherst Street, 2nd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142
ph: 617.253.0753

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