The Committee on Degrees in History and Literature at Harvard University seeks Full-Time and Half-Time Lecturers beginning academic year 2019-2020.
Our teaching fields are: American Studies, Ethnic Studies, European Studies, Latin American 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.
Lecturer positions are normally for three years, the second two years contingent upon a successful performance review in the first year.
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, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Lecturer applications—including cover letter, c.v., names of recommenders, and writing sample—must be submitted online. Application deadline is January 10, 2019.
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.
About Harvard University
An honors concentration for Harvard undergraduates, History & Literature provides a structured, interdisciplinary education to ensure that students acquire breadth (knowledge of historical periods, major works, and key themes in their fields) as well as depth (focused study of particular texts, events, authors, or themes according to students' unique areas of interest). For further information, please visit http://histlit.fas.harvard.edu/.