Rowland Junior Fellows Program

The Rowland Junior Fellows are selected to perform independent experimental research for five years, with full institutional support and access to the Institute's outstanding technical and scientific resources. The number of Rowland Junior Fellows will equal about ten, with on average two new appointments each year. Candidates in all the natural sciences (physics, chemistry, biology,...) as well as in engineering will be considered, with special attention given to interdisciplinary work and to the development of new experimental methods.

Download the 2014 brochure.
Download the 2014 poster. (Print at 11X17 inches)

To Apply

Applicants should submit a 1-page research proposal, a 2-page curriculum vitae (CV) and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent. The proposal and CV should be sent via US mail; letters of recommendation may be either mailed or sent electronically to

Dr. Michael Burns
Rowland Junior Fellows Program
Rowland Institute at Harvard
100 Edwin Land Blvd.
Cambridge, MA 02142

The application deadline is November 15, 2014  for an appointment beginning between July 1 and  September 30, 2015. Please apply during October of 2014.  Questions about the program should be directed to

More about the Junior Fellows Program

2014rjfbrochure.pdf1.11 MB
2014rjfposter.pdf862 KB