Preceptor in Expository Writing

Harvard College Writing Program in Massachusetts

Deadline October 22, 2012
Date Posted October 5, 2012
Type Non tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

The Harvard College Writing Program at Harvard University has an immediate need for several preceptors to teach in Spring 2013.  Each preceptor develops a writing course on an academic topic, and teaches one or two sections per semester of fifteen students per section. Salary and benefits are competitive. Contracts are for spring semester only; candidates for spring-only hiring are eligible to apply for a multi-year appointment that begins on July 1, 2013. Preference will be given to candidates with MFAs or with Ph.D.s in academic disciplines that are taught at Harvard College; who have college teaching experience; and who demonstrate a lively interest in issues of writing pedagogy. 


For information on the application process and requirements, please click on the Writing Program's dedicated page:


Applications are due October 22, 2012. Only applications submitted online to will be accepted.


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Harvard University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. The University and Program have a strong commitment to diversity among faculty and staff, and we encourage applications from under-represented groups.

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