The HQOC postdoctoral program seeks to bring the most talented postdoctoral researchers to Harvard so that they can pursue their research and collaborate with Harvard faculty and students. Applications are accepted annually on a typical academic cycle, initiated by an ad, posted on this web page and disseminated elsewhere. The application process for fellowships beginning Fall 2015 has ended. Stay tuned for information for the next competition.


Prize Postdoctoral Fellowships


Experimental and Theoretical Quantum Optics


The Harvard Quantum Optics Center (HQOC) Fellowships are established to attract and support outstanding postdoctoral researchers in the areas of experimental and theoretical quantum optics as well as theoretical quantum condensed matter science.

Applicants may identify an existing group(s) with whom they intend to work. Please submit online a research plan, a CV,  a record of publications, and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation.

The normal duration of the HQOC fellowship appointment is two years, with a potential extension to a third year, at an annual salary is competitive, with an additional annual allocation of $3,000 for research and travel expenses. To be sure of having your application considered, all materials should be received by the deadline.

Harvard University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.We encourage applications from women and minorities.