Lecturers on History and Literature

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
08 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Description

The Committee on Degrees in History and Literature at Harvard University seeks Full-Time and Part-Time Lecturers beginning academic year 2017-2018. Lecturers in History and Literature teach across our six undergraduate fields of study: American Studies, Latin American Studies, European 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. Lecturer positions normally are for three years, the second two years contingent upon a successful performance review in the first year.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate required by the time the appointment begins.

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.

For further explanation of History and Literature fields, please visit http://histlit.fas.harvard.edu/fields.

Contact Information

Personnel Committee, History and Literature, Barker Center 122, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. Deadline: January 16, 2017. 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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