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

New England Research Cloud (multiple positions)

FAS Research Computing in partnership with Boston University Research Computing are building a common cloud framework that is tailored for data-driven discovery and will eventually be available to many institutions in New England. Together with core industry partners RedHat and Open Stack Foundation will develop a cost effective professionally operated on-prem cloud service with federated authentication and easy access to NESE that includes various levels of services, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS.  See the NERC page for more details.


Research Software Engineer (Data Engineer)

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Harvard University is hiring a Research Software Engineer to support researchers' data engineering needs at the Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard (LISH), which includes coalescing data from various sources, including surveys (Qualtrics), external providers, and previous experiments governed by IRB/DUA. Researchers at LISH are spurring a science of innovation through a systematic program of solving real-world innovation challenges while simultaneously conducting rigorous scientific research and analysis. This position works within the Research Software Engineering team and reports to the Associate Director of Research Software Engineering. Being able to develop and implement systems and data services that can efficiently query data at various spatiotemporal resolutions for a large and diverse network of collaborators is key. Harvard University is looking for candidates with diverse backgrounds and new perspectives to work in FAS Research Computing for LISH projects.

Please contact Dr. Mahmood M. Shad if you are interested to learn more about this position.



Upcoming Openings

Research Computing Facilitator/Specialist (Research Computing Support Services) 

Description and qualifications pending


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