After Applying

How will I know if reference requests have been e-mailed?

  • Login to academicpositions.harvard.edu
  • Select Your Applications
  • In the Completed Applications section, underApplication Materials, select Reference Requests.
  • Next to each reference in the Recommendation Solicited column will be the date when the reference request email was sent to the reference provider. If the email has not yet been sent, the word No will appear in that...
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How will I know if my reference providers have submitted letters of recommendation?

  • Login to academicpositions.harvard.edu.
  • Select Your Applications.
  • Applications are listed under the Completed Applications heading. 
  • Select Reference Requests from the Application Materials column.
  • Next to each reference in the Recommendation Received column will be the date the reference was received, or the word No if the reference has not yet been received...
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Can I make changes to my application after I submit it?

Applicants cannot make changes to an application once they have certified and submitted it.  In some cases a search committee may be amenable to updating materials. If you would like to request an update to your application, please refer to the contact information provided in the position description and in the application acknowledgement e-mail. When making a request, please be specific about what you wish to edit, attaching any documents you wish to add or update.  If edits are possible, the search committee contact person will reactivate your application in which...
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