Lecturer on Social Studies

School

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area

Committee on Degrees in Social Studies

Position Description

The Committee on Degrees in Social Studies seeks applications for part-time lecturers to teach Studies 10, a year-long sophomore social theory course, and/or Social Studies 98, semester-long junior tutorial seminars that immerse students in focused studies of social science or historical topics while also providing instruction in research methods.

This is an open search, but we particularly invite applications from lecturers who can teach junior tutorials on Africa, American cities, social movements, or human rights.

The appointment is expected to begin on July 1st, 2019. The lecturer will be responsible for leading tutorials as assigned. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, supervising and evaluating senior theses, and conducting senior oral examinations.

Lecturer positions are for one year, with the possibility of renewal for two additional years. For more information about Social Studies, an interdisciplinary undergraduate concentration, please visit our website: www.socialstudies.fas.harvard.edu.

Keywords:

  • Faculty, instructor
  • Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England
  • Social theory, political theory, political science, sociology, anthropology, history, intellectual history, Africa, American cities, social movements, human rights

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate in the Social Sciences or History required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications

Demonstrated excellence in teaching is desired.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu). Applications must be submitted no later than March 1st, 2019.

  • Cover letter: please indicate in bold on the first page which course or courses you are applying to teach (Social Studies 10, 98, or both).
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Junior tutorial proposal (if applicable), including a 2-3 paragraph description and a list of books to be consulted
  • A full set of teaching evaluations for at least one course, including a summary page if available. Please limit total teaching evaluations to 10 pages.
  • Names and contact information of three references (three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is complete only when all three letters have been submitted)
  • If you have not yet completed your Ph.D, one of your letters of recommendation must come from your dissertation chair, who must confirm that you will receive your Ph.D. by June 30th, 2019.

Contact Information

Katie Greene
Committee on Degrees in Social Studies
William James Hall, Third Floor
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact Email

kgreene@fas.harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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