Title Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities (CGBC) Fellow
School Harvard Graduate School of Design
Department/Area Harvard Center For Green Buildings And Cities
With mounting evidence of the impact of human activity on the global climate,
the built environment is increasingly understood to be a critical site for
applied and conceptual research in questions of energy and ecology. The
inaugural CGBC Fellowship offers a one-year research and teaching position
with the possibility of extension for an additional year. It is intended for
an early-career individuals who hold a Ph.D. or Doctorate Degree in an area
related to building sciences, and whose research focuses on various scales.
Fellows will be hosted at the Center for Green Buildings and Cites and conduct
research related to their field. They will be expected to teach two classes at
the Graduate School of Design (GSD). Fellows will be provided with resources
to develop their research and will have access to HouseZero. Opportunities to
interact with other researchers and scholars within and outside the GSD as
well as to share the outcome of their work will be provided.
Candidates should hold a Ph.D. or Doctorate Degree in an area related to
building sciences, with research that focuses on various scales.
For the required statement of teaching philosophy, please describe your
pedagogical approach, including how you would approach teaching students
across disciplines and departments in the context of design and/or planning
education, in no more than two pages.
For the required statement of diversity, inclusion, and belonging, please
address the following question in no more than two pages:
Given the geographic diversity represented in the GSD community, and our
commitment to anti-racism and inclusion, how do you approach pedagogy and
mentoring for a student cohort that is diverse across multiple dimensions
including but not limited to nationality, ethnicity, race, religion, and
Candidates should upload a letter of interest; CV; list of three
recommenders with contact information; writing samples; research statement,
proposal for possible classes to teach, a Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging
statement; and a portfolio if applicable. Candidates will be notified
regarding requests for recommendation letters during the short list phase of
the recruitment process.
The appointment(s) is/are expected to start in Fall 2022. Deadline for
application is October 1, 2021.
Tim Hoffman, Faculty Affairs Administrator
Contact Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Equal Opportunity Employer
Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status,
gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related
conditions or any other characteristic protected by law. Additionally, as
underscored by our school's Community Values Statement, the GSD is committed
to diversity and inclusion within our community, which is representative of
individuals from varied abilities, backgrounds, beliefs, cultures, identities,
races, lived experiences, and perspectives.
We especially welcome applications from members of historically
underrepresented groups and candidates with experience teaching and working
with diverse communities and students.
Minimum Number of References Required 3
Maximum Number of References Allowed 5
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Statement of Research
Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Statement
Writing Sample 1
Writing Sample 2
Writing Sample 3