Brinson Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship for the Galileo Project

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022
Archive Date: 
Thursday, November 3, 2022
To event remaining 28 days
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Harvard University
Department Name: 
The Galileo Project
Street Line 1: 
60 Garden Street, MS-51
Street Line 3: 
02138
City: 
Cambridge
State/Province: 
MA
Zip/Postal: 
02138
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Applications are invited for the “Brinson Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship for the Galileo Project” with Professor Avi Loeb at Harvard University, head of The Galileo Project.

The successful candidate will be engaged with the research program of the Galileo Project. The Galileo Project is the first systematic scientific research program in search of potential artifacts or remnants of extraterrestrial technological civilizations or potentially active equipment near Earth.

The successful candidate will have access to local computing facilities and will have the opportunity to interact and work with researchers in both the Harvard College Observatory (HCO) and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO).

The nominal starting date is July 1, 2023. Applications will be solicited until the position is filled. The position is for one year, renewable for a second and third year, contingent on performance and funding

Please submit applications electronically at:

FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION LOGIN

Further information about The Galileo Project can be found at

Galileo Project Web Site

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. AAE/EOE.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$75000.00 (USD)
Compensation Notes: 
Matches NHFP salary
Included Benefits: 

Health and Dental, other Harvard Postdoctoral Benefits (https://hr.harvard.edu/files/humanresources/files/benesummpostdoc_0.pdf)

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Avi Loeb
Title: 
Frank B. Baird Jr. Professor of Science
Institution/Company: 
Harvard University
Department Name: 
Galileo Project
Street Line 1: 
60 Garden Street, MS-51
City: 
Cambridge
State/Province: 
MA
Zip/Postal Code: 
02138
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
6174951971
FAX: 
n/a
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
Harvard ITC
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Avi Loeb
Subject: 
Brinson Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship for the Galileo Project