Postdoctoral Fellowship for Future Faculty Leaders (FFL) — Harvard University

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, October 12, 2020
Archive Date: 
Monday, December 7, 2020
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Harvard University
Department Name: 
Harvard College Observatory
City: 
Cambridge
State/Province: 
MA
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

We invite applications for the Harvard Postdoctoral Fellowship for Future Faculty Leaders (FFL) at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian (CfA). Fellows will develop independent research and earn experience that will launch their careers as faculty leaders. Focuses include forming a vision of broad impact and preparing for success in the next levels of academic research. Fellows will also benefit from access to our observational and computing facilities, mentoring in research and professional development from primary faculty sponsors, collaborations within the large community of CfA scientists, and opportunities for teaching and public outreach. The fellowship is a three-year term, renewed yearly and contingent on satisfactory performance.

The Fellowship for Future Faculty Leaders (FFL) is part of an initiative to prioritize social justice in scientific research related to astronomy. We seek individuals who will develop and carry out an independent research program in astronomy, and whose research will also contribute to increasing representation and inclusion in this field.

Academic Targets
The program is intended principally for candidates who are now completing their doctorate, have recently completed their doctorate, or are current postdoctoral fellows. We also welcome individuals who desire additional mentoring and training to prepare for a future postdoctoral or faculty opportunities. Access to Harvard facilities, mentorship, and professional development will help to complete the fellow’s transition to becoming an independent scientist.

Harvard 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.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$70000.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

1. Relocation stipend
2. Research stipend
3. Comprehensive health coverage and other benefits for University employees
4. Vacation accrual

Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 18, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, February 12, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
David Charbonneau
Title: 
Harvard University Professor of Astronomy
Institution/Company: 
Harvard University
Department Name: 
Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
60 Garden Street
Street Line 2: 
MS-16
City: 
Cambridge
State/Province: 
MA
Zip/Postal Code: 
02138
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
6174957607
Email: 
fflpostdoc@cfa.harvard.edu
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
FFL Administrator
Subject: 
Inquiry on 2021 Application
Email: 
fflpostdoc@cfa.harvard.edu