Office for Faculty Affairs
Academic appointments in the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) are guided by policies of both SEAS and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS). FAS guidelines are available in the FAS Appointment and Promotion Handbook.
SEAS academic appointees are grouped as follows:
- Tenured (senior) professor
- Tenure-track professor (assistant, associate)
- Associate Senior Lecturer
- Professor in Residence
- Professor of the Practice
- Senior Lecturer
- Senior Preceptor
- Visiting faculty (professor, associate professor, assistant professor)
- Visiting Lecturer
- Postdoctoral Fellow
- Research Associate
- Senior Research Fellow
- Visiting Scholar
- Visiting Undergraduate Research Intern
The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) is committed to building and improving a culture that embraces and exemplifies diversity and inclusion. More information is available here.
Where to find us
Nora McDonald, Academic Appointments Manager
Karen Galvez, Academic Appointments Manager
Gina Scribner, Assistant Director of Academic Appointments
The Academic Appointments Managers handle all transactional activity for faculty and research appointments, including visas, new appointments, reappointments, early terminations, and any payroll-related changes. They orient new scholars and researchers to the School and advise faculty and researchers on appointment and employment policies, including short-term disability and maternity leave, as well as performance issues and terminations.
Diane L. Schneeberger, Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs
150 Western Avenue, Science and Engineering Complex, 2.129-10
The Assistant Dean manages ladder and non-ladder faculty searches and reviews, leaves, mentoring, advises on procedural and policy matters, and oversees appointment processes for all researchers. She supervises the Faculty Affairs staff and also serves as the SEAS liaison to the FAS Office for Faculty Affairs.
Ricardo Mora, Faculty Affairs Coordinator
The Faculty Affairs Coordinator works closely with the Assistant Dean, providing administrative and programmatic support for faculty searches, promotions and reviews, which includes scheduling voting clusters and maintaining related dossier materials and documents.