Postdoctoral Fellowship for Future Faculty Leaders (FFL) — HarvardUniversity

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, December 26, 2023
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Harvard University
Department Name: 
Harvard College Observatory
United States of America
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 increase equity, diversity, and inclusion in research, teaching, and leadership in astronomy. We seek individuals who will develop and carry out an independent research program in astronomy, and whose research, educational, and mentorship activities 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.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$79500.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 
  1. Relocation stipend
  2. Research stipend
  3. Comprehensive health coverage and other benefits for University employees
  4. Vacation accrual
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2024
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
David Charbonneau
Fred Kavli Professor of Astrophysics
Harvard University
Department Name: 
Harvard College Observatory
United States of America
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
FFL Administrator
Inquiry on 2024 Application