Adjunct Position for Christian Latin

Massachusetts, United States
24 May 2019
End of advertisement period
21 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time


Harvard Divinity School

Position Description

Harvard Divinity School invites applications for an instructor, or lecturer, for one course on a part-time adjunct academic appointment during the fall semester 2019 (end of August 2019 to January 2020). The exact title of the appointment will depend upon the academic qualifications of the finalist. Candidates should be competent in the appropriate research languages relevant to this field, and should be familiar with forms of analysis that address race, gender, and social location.

The holder of this position will teach the intermediate course for Christian Latin at the Harvard Divinity School; excellent command of Christian Latin, including theological and liturgical sources, and an advanced degree in Latin and/or an advanced degree in Theological/or Religious Studies are required. Candidates should demonstrate experience and excellence in teaching. Previous publications in the area of the appointment are desirable, though not required.

A current CV, cover letter, representative course evaluations, and the names of three references the school may wish to contact are required.

Basic Qualifications

Applicants should demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • completed advanced degree (PhD or ABD candidates preferred),
  • prior experience teaching at the graduate level, and
  • 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.

Special Instructions

Please also submit the following materials with your application:

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

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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.