Faculty, Research, & Lecturer Positions

Tenure-track Position in Electrical Engineering

The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) seeks applicants for a position at the tenure-track level in Electrical Engineering, with an expected start date of July 1, 2017.

This is a broad faculty search and we welcome applicants in all areas of electrical and computer systems engineering. We are particularly interested in candidates with sufficient breadth to be able to work across multiple levels along the continuum of EE topics: materials, devices, circuits, systems, algorithms and theory. Examples include, but are not limited to: emerging techniques for circuits and VLSI systems; embedded systems and IoT; systems that combine ubiquitous sensing, actuation, and control; computational sensing; software/hardware co-design; computer architecture; approximate computing; biomedical devices.

Electrical Engineering at Harvard benefits from outstanding undergraduate and graduate students, world-leading faculty, proximity to world-class science departments and professional schools, significant industrial collaborations, and substantial support from the Harvard Paulson School. Engineering at Harvard University is experiencing a period of strong growth and expansion following the largest gift in the University’s history, received from John A. Paulson, in support of SEAS. Information about Harvard’s current faculty, research, and educational programs in electrical engineering is available at http://www.seas.harvard.edu/electrical-engineering.

Candidates are required to have a doctorate or terminal degree by the expected start date. In addition, we seek candidates who have a strong research record, and a commitment to undergraduate teaching and graduate training.

Required application documents include a cover letter, CV, a statement of research interests, a teaching statement, and up to three representative papers. Candidates are also required to submit the names and contact information for three to five references. The application is complete when three letters have been received.

Applicant review will begin November 1, 2016. Candidates should apply no later than December 1 for full consideration, but we will continue to review applications until the position is filled. Applicants will apply on-line at: http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7130

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, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Tenure-track Position in Computer Science

The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences seeks applicants for a position at the tenure-track level in Computer Science, with an expected start date of July 1, 2017.

We are accepting applications in all areas of Computer Science, especially machine learning and programming languages.  We seek candidates who have a strong research record, and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and training.

Candidates are required to have a doctorate or terminal degree in Computer Science or a related area by the expected start date.

Required application documents include a cover letter, CV, a statement of research interests, a teaching statement, and up to three representative papers. Candidates are also required to submit the names and contact information for at least three and up to five references, and the application is complete only when three letters have been submitted. We encourage candidates to apply by December 1, 2016, but will continue to review applications until the position is filled.  Applicants will apply on-line at http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7129

Computer Science at Harvard benefits from outstanding undergraduate and graduate students, world-leading faculty, an excellent location, significant industrial collaboration, and substantial support from the Harvard Paulson School. Information about Harvard’s current faculty, research, and educational programs in computer science is available at http://www.seas.harvard.edu/computer-science. The associated Institute for Applied Computational Science (http://iacs.seas.harvard.edu) fosters connections among computer science, applied math, data science, and various domain sciences at Harvard through its graduate programs and events.

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Tenure-track Position in Environmental Science and Engineering

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences (EPS) and the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) plan to make a series of hires in the area of climate, beginning with two positions at the assistant, associate (untenured) or full professor (tenured) level with an expected start date of July 1, 2017. We invite applications in the broad area of climate science, including the oceans, cryosphere, land, and atmosphere, as well as their interactions.  Approaches involving observations, theory, experiments, and modeling using biology, chemistry, or physics are all welcome.  We are especially interested in candidates that will expand and complement existing strengths in climate science within EPS and SEAS. 

A doctorate or terminal degree in the broad area of climate science is required by the expected start date.  We also seek candidates who have a commitment to teaching.

Required application documents include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three representative publications, a statement of research and teaching interests, and contact information for 3-5 potential references.  We will evaluate applications beginning November 15th, and will conclude when the positions are filled.  EPS and SEAS value diversity among their faculty, and we are committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community.  We particularly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, including women and minorities.

Please submit applications online at: http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7170

Further information about EPS and SEAS are available at http://www.eps.harvard.edu/ and http://www.seas.harvard.edu/.  Address questions about the position to Professor Peter Huybers (phuybers@fas.harvard.edu) or Professor Frank Keutsch (keutsch@seas.harvard.edu), and about the application process to Kathleen McCloskey (kmccloskey@fas.harvard.edu).

Harvard University is an​ equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Tenure-track Position in Computational Materials Science

The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences seeks applicants for a position at the tenure-track level in computational materials science, with an expected start date of July 1, 2017.

We are accepting applications in all areas of computational materials science, including quantum mechanical modeling of materials, multiscale physics and mechanics, data-driven methods and machine learning, as well as application-oriented materials development.

Candidates are required to have a doctorate or terminal degree in a related area by the expected start date. We seek innovative researchers who are also committed to undergraduate as well as graduate teaching and training.

Required application documents include a cover letter, CV, a statement of research interests, a teaching statement, and up to three representative papers. Candidates should also submit the names and contact information for at least three and up to five references.   The application is complete only when three letters have been received. We encourage candidates to apply by December 1, 2016, but will continue to review applications until the position is filled. Applicants should apply on-line at http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7257

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Tenure-track Position in Biomedical Imaging Science

The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences seeks applicants for a position at the tenure-track assistant professor level in Biomedical Imaging Science, with an expected start date of July 1, 2017.

All areas of imaging and image processing will be considered, including but are not limited to unconventional sensing methods for high resolution/high throughput imaging, the creation and analysis of algorithms for computational imaging and image processing, and concrete applications on multiple scales; e.g. super resolution microscopy, compressive sensing etc. Research that has proven or potential clinical applications are of particular interest. The ideal candidate would be We seek someone who in addition to developing a leading research program, would contribute to teaching and curriculum development in Applied Mathematics at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Candidates are required to have a doctorate or terminal degree in areas that include mathematical, statistical and computational methods for extracting, processing and interpreting images, and allied fields in biomedical engineering by the expected start date. We seek innovative researchers who are also committed to undergraduate as well as graduate teaching and training.

Required application documents include a cover letter, CV, a statement of research interests, a teaching statement, and up to three representative papers. Candidates should also submit the names and contact information for at least three and up to five references.   The application is complete only when three letters have been received. We encourage candidates to apply by January 10 20162017, but will continue to review applications until the position is filled. Applicants should apply on-line at http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7298

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Tenured Professorship in Experimental Quantum Materials and Devices

The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and the Department of Physics seeks applicants for a position at the tenured (full professor) level in Experimental Quantum Materials and Devices, with an expected start date of July 1, 2017.

SEAS and the Department of Physics seek to jointly appoint a tenured professor whose interdisciplinary research and teaching will advance the field of Quantum Materials and Devices with an emphasis on the synthesis of advanced materials. The successful candidate will be expected to work with other faculty at Harvard to extend the frontiers of this field, benefitting from the shared facilities in the Center for Nanoscale Systems.

Candidates are required to have a doctorate or terminal degree in this field by the expected start date and at least three years of experience leading an independent research program.   

We also seek candidates with a demonstrated strong commitment to teaching and research. Candidates should also evince intellectual leadership, impact on the field, and the potential for significant contributions to the School, Department, University, and wider scholarly community.

Required application documents include a cover letter, CV, a statement of research interests, a teaching statement, up to three representative papers, and the name and contact information for up to three references. We encourage candidates to apply by January 15, 2017, but will continue to review applications until the position is filled. Applicants should apply on-line at http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7348.

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.