Apply for a Teaching Position

Positions Available at Two Ranks:

1. The Committee on Degrees in History and Literature at Harvard University seeks Full-Time and Part-Time Lecturers beginning academic year 2017-2018. Positions in: American Studies, Latin American Studies, European 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. 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. A doctorate in a related field is required by the time the appointment begins. 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, 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 16, 2017. 

2. Advanced Ph.D. candidates may apply to History and Literature for full year appointments at the level of Part-Time Teaching Assistant or Teaching Fellow. Candidates must have completed general exams, have an approved dissertation prospectus, and teaching experience. To apply, submit a cover letter, c.v., dissertation abstract, and the names and contact information of three recommenders between April 15 and May 15 to histlit@fas.harvard.edu.