Opportunities for Graduate Students and Postdocs in the Gabrielse Group

Undergraduates Wishing to be Graduate Students in the Gabrielse Group

The first and necessary step is to apply to be a student in the Harvard Physics Department. You can apply online in late summer or early fall for admission in the following academic year. If you are interested particularly in being part of the Gabrielse group you can email Prof. Gabrielse to let him know your interest and that you have completed an application.

Harvard Graduate Students Interested in Joining the Gabrielse Group

If you are already admitted to the Harvard Physics Department you should email or phone Prof. Gabrielse to expressinterest. Then stop by to visit in his Lyman 235 office. He will take you on a tour of the laboratories. Feel free to drop in to chat with graduate students and postdocs in the Gabrielse lab (located in the basement of the Jefferson building) at any time. Admitted students will have a chance to visit Harvard to meet Prof. Gabrielse and his research group.

If you are a newly admitted graduate student you are welcome to work in the Gabrielse group as time permits during your first year of graduate studies. Email or phone Prof. Gabrielse at any time to express you interest. Once you are on campus, stop by to visit in his Lyman 235 office and he will take you on a lab tour. Feel free to drop in to chat with graduate students and postdocs in the Gabrielse lab in the basement of the Jefferson building at any time.

PhDs Interested in Becoming Postdocs in the Gabrielse Group

Applications for postdoc positions in the Gabrielse group will be considered for work on the various projects summarized on the group web page.  Applicants must demonstrate that they have completed all requirements for a PhD in experimental physics, preferably in atomic, molecular and optical physics. Particle or nuclear physics PhDs will also be considered if they have substantial hands on experience. Harvard is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, natrional origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Please submit all of the following:

  1. Application letter addressed to Prof. Gabrielse
  2. Your resume
  3. Arrange that three letters of reference be sent directly to Prof. Gabrielse at the address shown to the right
  4. Send an email to Prof. Gabrielse with attached pdf copies of your application letter and your resume, and which lists the three professors who are sending letters of reference for you.

Gerald Gabrielse
Leveritt Professor of Physics
Harvard University
17 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138