HARVARD UNIVERSITY

Lecturer on Government

Location
Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
Posted
08 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Mar 2017
Ref
7492
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Lecturer on Government

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Position Description 

The Department of Government seeks applications for a full-time lecturer, renewable for up to three years. The successful candidate will teach in the required undergraduate sophomore tutorial (Gov 97) and act as the administrative course director for Gov 97, as well as teach seminars on topics related to his or her own research area. Additional responsibilities include conceptualizing and directing student mini-research projects and supervising and evaluating senior theses. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1st, 2017.

We encourage applications from candidates who are interested in teaching Activity Based Learning courses that help students to connect academic work in political science with work outside the classroom.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate in Political Science required by July 1st, 2017.

Addition Qualifications

Demonstrated excellence in teaching is desired.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIES portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu). Applications must be submitted no later than March 30, 2017.

1. Cover letter:
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Undergraduate seminar proposal including a 2-3 paragraph description and a list of books to be consulted
4. Teaching evaluations summary (no more than 5 pages)
5. Names and contact information of three to five references (three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is complete only when all three letters have been submitted)
6. If you have not yet completed your Ph.D, one of your letters of recommendation must come from your dissertation chair, who must confirm that you will receive your Ph.D. by June 30th, 2017.

Harvard is 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, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Natasha Khrustalova
Department of Government
Harvard University
1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact Email nkhrustalova@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.

Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Allowed 5 Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Statement

Optional Documents