Current Job Offerings: Academic and Administrative


Senior Sponsored Research Administrator

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The Senior Sponsored Research Administrator plays a vital role managing faculty portfolios in the dynamic and high performing team of Finance and Research Administration team at the Physics Department. The portfolio management entails pre-and post-award duties for portfolios consisting of federal (NSF, DOE, DOD, NIH, National Laboratories and others), non-federal, foundational and industry sponsors. The SSRA also manages the faculty members University designated, gifts and restricted funds.


Physics Faculty Assistant

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Reporting to a number of faculty members and the Associate Director of Administration, this position performs a wide range of complex and confidential administrative duties in support of teaching and research in the Department of Physics. Keeps faculty attuned to the demands of the day at hand and the weeks ahead and advises faculty and their research groups on Department and University policies and procedures.


Preceptor in Physics

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The Department of Physics at Harvard University ;invites applications for a Preceptor in Physics. Working closely with faculty and staff in the Department of Physics, the preceptor will oversee all aspects of small-group instruction in both the laboratory and discussion section components of essential introductory Physics courses, targeted to a wide range of students and including applications in physical sciences, engineering, and life sciences.

Science preceptors supervise and train a team of teaching fellows, play a leading role in the laboratory support team, and collaborate with faculty to develop innovative course materials including problem sets, examinations, hands-on learning activities, and guided/independent student projects. 

This full-time, benefits eligible position is expected to start on July 1, 2021, and will be initially for a term of one year, with the possibility of reappointment up to a maximum of eight years total. If reappointed, in subsequent years the position will be a 10-month appointment during the academic year (Aug. 1 to May 31), but benefits and salary continue for 12 months. Reappointment is contingent upon performance, curricular need, position availability, and divisional dean approval.