FAS Research Computing offers a unique environment for its staff to explore new technology, engage with world-class researchers and students, and work in a unique, exciting, cutting-edge Research/HPC environment. Faculty of Arts and Sciences RC provides not only high-performance computing and research support, but also training, engagement, continued learning, and special projects.

FASRC seeks a diverse team of highly-motivated and engaged personnel to make our mission a success and make our team a pleasure to work within. Come join us and enjoy the benefits of working for Harvard University in an exciting and ever-growing research computing group.

Current openings

Front-End Software Developer

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The FAS Research Computing department within Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University is hiring a Front-End Software Developer to help in several software development projects for neuroscience research. These projects cover broad areas in neuroscience, and you will play an essential role in helping facilitate cutting-edge research on the brain.
Reporting to the Manager for Research Software Engineering, the core job duties include:

  • Work in a team of developers and researchers in collaboration with systems professionals.
  • Build deep understanding with specific research activities through regular engagements.
  • Develop a scope of work and timely project plan with regular milestones.
  • Provide regular communications to PI’s/stakeholders with project updates.

This position will focus on well-designed and engaging interactive applications build on top of a suite of scientific applications developed by the group. Ultimately, you should be able to craft a functional and robust user interface for our researchers, ensuring an excellent user experience. Additional duties include preparing documentation and user manuals for software development projects.

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