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Brinson Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship for the Galileo Project



Applications are invited for the “Brinson Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship for the Galileo Project” with Professor Avi Loeb at Harvard University, head of The Galileo Project, beginning on September 1, 2022.

The successful candidate will be engaged with the research program of the Galileo Project. The Galileo Project is the first systematic scientific research program in search of potential artifacts or remnants of extraterrestrial technological civilizations or potentially active equipment near Earth.

The successful candidate will have access to local computing facilities and will have the opportunity to interact and work with researchers in both the Harvard College Observatory (HCO) and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO).

The nominal starting date is July 1, 2023. Applications will be solicited until the position is filled. The position is for one year, renewable for a second and third year, contingent on performance and funding


Please submit applications electronically at:



Further information about The Galileo Project can be found at

Galileo Project Web Site

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. AAE/EOE.