Faculty, Research, & Lecturer Positions

Tenure-track faculty position in Biomechanics and Neuromotor Control

The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences seeks applicants for a position at the tenure-track level in biomechanics and motor control, with an expected start date of July 1, 2018.

We are seeking candidates working in human biomechanics and motor control. Example areas include, but are not limited to, upper and lower extremity control, motor learning, sensorimotor control, neural engineering, and computational modeling. In addition to developing a research program, the successful candidate will contribute to teaching and curriculum development at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

The Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences provides a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative environment, with the opportunity to work with students and colleagues from diverse fields, including strong connections to the medical school and to biological and physical science departments.  In addition, the candidate will have access to state of the art laboratory facilities for biomechanics and physiological experiments. We particularly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, including women and minorities.

A doctorate or terminal degree in a related field is required by the expected start date.  

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, a statement of research interests, a teaching statement, 3-5 letters of recommendation, and up to three representative papers. We encourage candidates to apply by December 15, 2017, but will continue to review applications until the position is filled.  Applicants will apply on-line at http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7882

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 Faculty Position in Bioelectronics

The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences seeks applicants for a position at the tenure-track level in Advanced Bioelectronics, with an expected start date of July 1, 2018.

We seek candidates who have a strong research record in the area of advanced bioelectronics, optics, or magnetics, including novel classes of materials and devices, for use in biomedical applications. Candidates will develop an interdisciplinary research program and contribute to teaching and curriculum development at both the undergraduate and graduate level. We particularly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, including women and minorities.

Candidates are required to have a doctorate or terminal degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, or a related field 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, 2017, but will continue to review applications until the position is filled.  Applicants will apply on-line at http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7845.

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.

Tenure-track or tenured rank faculty position in Applied Mathematics/Fluid Mechanics

The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) seeks applicants for a position at either the tenure-track or tenured rank in the area of Applied Mathematics with a focus on Fluid Mechanics, broadly interpreted, with an expected start date of July 1, 2018. This is part of a broader commitment to revitalize and expand Applied Mathematics at the university level, in terms of its teaching and research missions.

Candidates should have high expertise at the interface of applied mathematics and fluid mechanics, and a demonstrated commitment to significant and innovative applications in science and engineering. In addition, we seek candidates who have the ability to develop a leading research program and enthusiasm for teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses at the interface of applied mathematics (which is among the top five undergraduate majors in the college), and engineering and applied sciences.

Candidates are required to have a doctorate or terminal degree 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 three to five references, and the application is complete only when three letters have been submitted. We encourage candidates to apply by December 1, 2017, but will continue to review applications until the position is filled. Applicants should apply on-line at  http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7887

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 or tenured rank faculty position in Applied Mathematics/Computational Neuroscience

The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) seeks applicants for a position at either the tenure-track or tenured rank in the area of Applied Mathematics with a focus on Computational Neuroscience, broadly interpreted, with an expected start date of July 1, 2018. This is part of a broader commitment to revitalize and expand Applied Mathematics, which is among the top five majors at Harvard College, in terms of its teaching and research missions.

Candidates should have demonstrated expertise at the interface of applied mathematics and computational neuroscience with significant and innovative applications to science and/or engineering. We are also seeking candidates with a strong vision for an original research program, as well as an interest in working collaboratively with experimental neuroscientists at Harvard and/or other institutions. Candidates should have enthusiasm for teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses at the interface of applied mathematics, neuroscience, and engineering and applied sciences. The position has potential for links to the Center for Brain Science, the Institute for Applied Computational Science, the Harvard Brain Initiative, and the broader Harvard neuroscience community on the Cambridge and Boston campuses. We particularly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, including women and minorities.

Candidates are required to have a doctorate or terminal degree 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 three to five references, and the application is complete only when three letters have been submitted. We encourage candidates to apply by December 1, 2017, but will continue to review applications until the position is filled.  Applicants should apply on-line at http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7915  

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 Faculty Position in Climate Science

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences (EPS) and the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) is continuing a search in the area of climate at all levels (assistant, untenured associate, and tenured full professor), with an expected start date of July 1, 2018. 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.  We also seek candidates who have a commitment to teaching.

We value diversity in our faculty and are committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community. We particularly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, including women and minorities.

A doctorate or terminal degree in the broad area of climate science is required by the expected start date.

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7881
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 encourage candidates to apply by December 18, 2017, but will continue to review applications until the position is filled. Further information about EPS and SEAS is 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 Faculty Position in Computer Science

The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) seeks applicants for a position at the tenure-track level in Computer Science, with an expected start date of July 1, 2018.

We are accepting applications in all areas of Computer Science, especially machine learning, programming languages, and human-computer interaction. We seek candidates who have a strong research record and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and training.  We particularly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, including women and minorities.

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) and Data Science Initiative (https://datascience.harvard.edu/) foster connections among computer science, applied math, data science, and various domain sciences at Harvard through its graduate programs and events.

A doctorate or terminal degree in Computer Science or a related field is required 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, 2017, but will continue to review applications until the position is filled. Applicants should apply on-line at  http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7928

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.