Current Job Offerings: Academic and Administrative

Preceptor in Physics

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The Department of Physics at Harvard University seeks 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 the laboraptory component of essential introductory and advanced physics courses, targeted to a wide range of students.

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

The position, starting January 1, 2022, is for an initial appointment of one year, with the possibility of reappointment up to a maximum of eight years total. Reappointment is contingent upon performance, curricular need, position availability, and divisional dean approval.

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.