John Harvard Distinguished Science Fellow

Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
competitive salary discussed with final candidates
September 15 2018
Physical Sciences
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Harvard University seeks applicants in the physical sciences (including statistics and applied mathematics) for appointment as a John Harvard Distinguished Science Fellow.

The program seeks to appoint researchers who have completed a PhD within eighteen months of their appointment, and aims to give fellows the opportunity to pursue their own independent research agenda. This fellow appointment will be for a three-year term. Fellows will be affiliated with one of the Physical Science departments in the FAS.

This appointment is expected to begin on or after March 1, 2019.

For more information about the Fellows program and this position, visit our website at

We are accepting applications until November 30, 2018 at 11:59pm EST. Interviews will take place January 22-23, 2019. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a research proposal including a summary of previous research accomplishments (up to 5 pages total), and PDFs of up to three publications. All files must be submitted electronically in PDF format. During the application process, you will be asked to give the names and e-mail addresses of at least three referees who will be contacted by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received. Please allow at least 1 week for your referees to upload their letters, which must be received by the deadline.

Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged. Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

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