Lecturer on History and Literature

Harvard University in Massachusetts

Deadline January 17, 2014
Date Posted December 6, 2013
Type Non tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Part-time

History/Literature: The Committee on Degrees in History and Literature at Harvard University seeks Part-Time Lecturers beginning academic year 2014-15. Positions in: American, Modern European (including but not limited to British, French and German), Medieval, Early Modern European, Russian, Latin American, North and Sub-Saharan African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian history and literature. We are interested in candidates who bring comparative or transnational as well as interdisciplinary perspectives into their teaching and scholarship, and especially those with expertise in transatlantic and post-colonial studies. Minimum Requirements: doctoral degree and teaching experience; strong interdisciplinary background; 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. Lecturer positions are normally for three years, the second two years contingent upon a successful performance review in the first year. Harvard is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged. Application deadline is January 17, 2014. http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/5177.