Lecturers on History and Literature

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Posted
17 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
17 Dec 2018
Ref
8546
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

School Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area Committee on Degrees in History and Literature

Position Description

The Committee on Degrees in History and Literature at Harvard University seeks Full-Time and Half-Time Lecturers beginning academic year 2019-2020.

Our teaching fields are: American Studies, Ethnic Studies, European Studies, Latin American Studies, the Medieval World, the Early Modern World, and the Modern World. We are especially interested in candidates whose research interests include race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, comparative or transnational approaches, and who can teach multiple geographic areas and historical periods.

Minimum Requirements: strong interdisciplinary background; doctoral degree and teaching experience; ability to design and execute interdisciplinary tutorial programs for sophomores and juniors, as well as direct senior honors theses; ability to advise students on curricular matters, to evaluate examinations, essays and senior theses, and to conduct senior oral examinations. A doctorate in a related field is required by the time the appointment begins. Lecturer positions are normally for three years, the second two years contingent upon a successful performance review in the first year.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate required by July 1, 2019.

Additional Qualifications  

Special Instructions

Please submit a cover letter, a c.v., an article-length writing sample, and the names and contact information of three references. Candidates who advance to the interview stage will be asked to submit letters of recommendation on short notice. Please notify your recommenders and be prepared to send the letters through Interfolio or other means.

Contact Information

Personnel Committee, History and Literature, Barker Center 122, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. Deadline: January 10, 2019. For further information regarding fields of study and the structure of the program, visit the History and Literature website at http://histlit.fas.harvard.edu.

Contact Email histlit@fas.harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed 5