Preceptor in Expository Writing

Harvard College Writing Program in Massachusetts

Deadline January 07, 2013
Date Posted November 26, 2012
Type Non tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

The Harvard College Writing Program at Harvard University hires several preceptors each year from a variety of disciplines.  Each preceptor develops a writing course on an academic topic, and teaches up to two sections per semester of fifteen students per section. Salary and benefits are competitive. Appointments begin on July 1, 2013. Preceptors are eligible for multi-year contracts. Preference will be given to candidates with PhD (or PhD nearly completed) in traditional liberal arts discipline taught in Harvard College; or MFA; or terminal degrees with relevant experience teaching writing in a field taught in 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 January 7, 2013. Only applications submitted online to will be accepted.


You can learn more about the program at


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.

How To Apply

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