Postdoctoral fellowship opportunities - Harvard Data Science Initiative - apply now!

Kim Petrie
January 26, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The Harvard University Data Science Initiative is seeking applications for its inaugural Harvard Data Science Postdoctoral Fellows Program for the 2017-2018 academic year. The normal duration of the Fellowship is two years. Fellows will receive a generous salary as well as an annual allocation for research and travel expenses.

We are looking for researchers whose interests are in data science, broadly construed, and including researchers with both a methodological and applications focus. Fellows will be provided with the opportunity to pursue their research agenda in an intellectually vibrant environment with ample mentorship. We are looking for independent researchers who will seek out collaborations with other fellows and with Harvard faculty.

The Data Science Postdoctoral Fellows Program is supported by the Harvard Data Science Initiative with administrative support from the Office of the Vice Provost for Research. The Data Science Initiative involves faculty from across the university. The Fellows program will concentrate some of its activity in new physical spaces provided by the Computer Science-Statistics Data Science Lab, the Longwood Data Science Lab, as well as space in the Institute for Quantitative Social Sciences. 

Stipend: $80,000 is available in salary support per year for an initial two year appointment.  Appointments may be extended for a third year, budget and performance allowing. 

Travel: An additional $10,000 will be allocated for research and travel expenses each year.

Applications are encouraged by February 3, 2017, but will continue to review applications until the positions are filled. Applicants should apply at