Preceptor in Expository Writing

Harvard College Writing Program in Massachusetts

Deadline January 06, 2014
Date Posted December 13, 2013
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, 2014. Preceptors are eligible for multi-year contracts. Preference will be given to candidates who hold Ph.D.s or other terminal degrees in fields that are taught at Harvard College, or to candidates who hold MFAs; 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 6, 2014. 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.