As part of its mission, the Council on Family and Work monitors the quality of life at MIT and shares its impressions with senior administrators, key committees, and the larger community.
Overworked faculty? A recent national survey of faculty examines the relationship between the length of the workweek and faculty dissatisfaction with their workload. Results show that long hours correlate with higher productivity and more publications, but long hours are also related to heightened dissatisfaction with workload.
Overworked Faculty: Job Stresses and Family Demands