Employment

P.T. Lecturers on Social Studies for 2018-19 
 

The Committee on Degrees in Social Studies seeks applications for part-time lecturers in two categories: Social Studies 10, a year-long sophomore social theory course, and 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. We are especially looking for lecturers who can teach junior tutorials on Africa or the Middle East.

We encourage applications from candidates who are additionally able to teach Engaged Scholarship Courses courses that help students to connect academic work in the social sciences with work outside the classroom.

The appointment is expected to begin on July 1st, 2018. 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.

To apply for a position, please visit Harvard’s online application portalThe deadline for applying for both positions is February 28th, 2018. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Harvard University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 

College Fellow, 2018-19 Academic Year
 

The Committee on Degrees in Social Studies seeks applications for a College Fellow in Social Studies. The successful candidate will teach in Social Studies 10, our year-long sophomore social theory course. The Fellow will also offer a one-semester junior tutorial seminar, which will immerse students in focused social science or historical studies while providing instruction in research methods. We are especially interested in College Fellows who can teach junior tutorials on Africa or the Middle East.

The Fellow will also advise one senior thesis, serve as an academic advisor, grade senior theses, and conduct oral examinations. Twenty-five percent of the appointment will be reserved for the Fellow’s own research. College Fellow positions are for one year. Applicants must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. by the expected start date of July 1st, 2018.

Applications must be submitted through the online application portal no later than February 28th, 2018.