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Harvard University Postdoctoral Fellow in Applied Physics in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Title Postdoctoral Fellow in Applied Physics

School Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Department/Area Applied Physics

Position Description

Accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow position working with Dr. Yiqiao Song on nuclear magnetic resonance ( NMR ) technology development and applications in subsurface exploration and carbon storage.

Successful candidates must be able to work as part of team performing research to support the project. Additional responsibilities include preparation of publications and reports, mentoring of graduate students, and collaboration with other groups. Successful candidates will be self-motivated, have a strong work ethic, be technically skilled, and have excellent oral and written skills. Start dates are flexible, but the positions will be filled as soon as possible and will initially be for one year, renewable for additional years following performance review and funding availability.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate or terminal degree in physics, chemistry, and geoscience, or other relevant fields by the time the appointment begins. Expertise and experience in RF/microwave electronics, NMR , geological science, and rock core analysis are desirable.

Additional Qualifications

Special Instructions

Upload CV including a list of publications and research experience. May include separate cover letter. Note that 3 recommendation letters from previous advisors or colleagues will be required.

Expected start date within Q1-Q2 of 2023, to be determined between PI and applicant.

SEAS is dedicated to building a diverse and welcoming community, and we strongly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups.

Contact Information

Matthew Zahnzinger, Faculty Coordinator

Contact Email

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed


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