Adjunct Position for Shi’a Islam and Politics

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
26 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Part Time


Harvard Divinity School

Position Description

Harvard Divinity School seeks to appoint an adjunct instructor/lecturer to teach one course in Shi’a Islam and Politics during the spring 2019 semester.

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.

Contact Information

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

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