Adjunct Position for Advanced Greek I and II

Massachusetts, United States
02 May 2019
End of advertisement period
31 May 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

School    Harvard Divinity School


Position Description    

Harvard Divinity School seeks to appoint an adjunct instructor/lecturer in Advanced Greek to teach 2 courses (one course each semester) during the fall and spring semester 2019-20.

Candidates will be expected to teach a wide range of Greek authors belonging to the Late Antique period, with specific focus on early Jewish and Christian texts that might be of particular interest for students working on early Judaism, the New Testament, early Christianity, and the early Byzantine period. Candidates should demonstrate experience in scholarly writing and teaching on authors such as Philo, Clement of Alexandria, Origen, and Eusebius of Caesarea.

The course must be open and accessible to the Divinity School’s diverse and multi-religious student body. The appointment title will depend on the finalist’s qualifications.

Basic Qualifications    

Applicants should demonstrate the following qualifications: (1) completed advanced degree (PhD or ABD candidates preferred), (2) prior experience teaching at the graduate level, and (3) sensibility to a multi-religious, diverse student body. Publications in the field are desirable, though not required.

Harvard Divinity School does not provide visa sponsorship for adjunct teaching positions. Please note that attorneys representing individuals are not authorized to file visa petitions on behalf of Harvard Divinity School.

Additional Qualifications    

Special Instructions    

Please also submit the following materials with your application:

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Application letter
  3. List of References
  4. Proposed course description

Contact Information    

Applicants may contact Marlon Cummings, Department Administrator for the Office for Academic Affairs at Harvard Divinity School, with any questions regarding the position.

Contact Email    mcummings@hds.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    0

Maximum Number of References Allowed    0

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