Harvard University

Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities (CGBC) Fellow


Position Description

With mounting evidence of the impact of human activity on the global climate, the built environment is increasingly understood to be a critical site for applied and conceptual research in questions of energy and ecology. The CGBC Fellowship offers a one-year research and teaching position with the possibility of extension for an additional year. It is intended for early-career individuals who hold a Ph.D. or Doctorate Degree in an area related to building sciences, and whose research focuses on various scales. Fellows will be hosted at the Center for Green Buildings and Cities and conduct research related to their field. They will be expected to teach two classes at the Graduate School of Design (GSD). Fellows will be provided with resources to develop their research and will have access to HouseZero. Opportunities to interact with other researchers and scholars within and outside the GSD as well as to share the outcome of their work will be provided.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. or Doctorate Degree in an area related to building sciences, with research that focuses on various scales.

The appointment(s) is/are expected to start in Fall 2023. The deadline for the application is February 15, 2023.

For more information about the position and how to apply

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law. Additionally, as underscored by our school’s Community Values Statement, the GSD is committed to diversity and inclusion within our community, which is representative of individuals from varied abilities, backgrounds, beliefs, cultures, identities, races, lived experiences, and perspectives.

We especially welcome applications from members of historically underrepresented groups and candidates with experience teaching and working with diverse communities and students.