Senior Research Fellow

Description and Eligibility

Senior Research Fellows are independent researchers operating at the level of tenured faculty related to research necessary to the programs of several faculty members.

Many new Senior Research Fellow positions require a search.  Once a faculty member or administrator is are aware of an upcoming Senior Research Fellow appointment, they should notify the relevant Academic Appointments Manager, who will help assess the need for a search and provide advice on documenting a search, if necessary. 

Please see the FAS Appointment and Promotion Handbook  for additional details and policies and procedures regarding Senior Research Fellow appointments, which are governed by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS).

Appointment Checklist and Process (for Administrators)

Please check with your Academic Appointments Manager for guidance on searching for and appointing a new Senior Research Fellow at SEAS.

Visa Information

See the Harvard International Office Visa Information page