The Harvard University Centre for the Environment (HUCE) encourages research and education about the environment and its many interactions with human society.
About the Fellowship The Harvard University Centre for the Environment is awarding approximately six fellowships for the 2015 cohort.
The Environmental Fellows Environmental-Fellowship-Program-at-Harvard-University will work for two years with Harvard faculty members in any school or department to create new knowledge while also strengthening connections across the University’s academic disciplines.
Fellowships are available in Environmental program to enable recent doctorate recipients to use and expand Harvard’s extraordinary resources to tackle complex environmental problems.
Candidates for 2015 Environmental Fellowships should have received their terminal degree between May 2011 and August 2015. (Fellows must have filed their dissertation before starting their appointment in September 2015.)
Candidates with a doctorate or equivalent in any field are eligible, and they may propose research projects in any discipline.
Applicants without a Ph.D. may apply if they have studied in fields where the Ph.D. is not the typical terminal degree. All successful candidates will be able to demonstrate experience performing scholarly research
Each candidate must secure a commitment from one or more Harvard faculty members to serve as a mentor and to provide office or lab space for the two-year fellowship. · Harvard is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
The Centre strongly encourages women and minorities to apply.
Candidates may have received their degrees at any university in the world.
Foreign nationals are eligible for fellowships, though study at Harvard generally requires proficiency in English.
Candidates who received terminal degrees from Harvard, and post-docs currently working at Harvard are eligible for the fellowship provided their research and host arrangements take them in new directions and forge new connections within the University.
Harvard candidates should not propose to continue to work with the same professors or lab groups with whom they are currently associated. No candidate should propose to work extensively with his or her thesis advisor.
Successful candidates should be prepared to commit to work at Harvard for the full two years of the fellowship. This fellowship requires residency in the Cambridge area and any fieldwork trip must be scheduled for the summer or January recess.
Fellowship Highlight The fellowship will provide an annual stipend of $60,000, eligibility for health insurance, a $2,500 annual allowance for travel and professional expenses, and other employee benefits.
Duration: 2 Years