P.T. Lecturers on Social Studies for 2017-18 [CLOSED]

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, Asia, Europe (particularly migration and/or multiculturalism) or Education in the United States.

We encourage applications from candidates who are additionally able to teach Activity Based Learning 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, 2017. 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 ARIeS hiring portal. The deadline for applying for both positions is March 3rd, 2017. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Harvard University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. 


College Fellow, 2017-18 Academic Year [CLOSED]

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 tutorials on Africa, Asia, Europe (migration and/or multiculturalism) or Education in the United States.

The Fellow will also advise one senior thesis, serve as an academic advisor, grade senior theses, and conduct oral examinations. The Fellow’s own research will comprise 25% of the appointment. 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, 2017.

Applications must be submitted through the ARIeS portal no later than March 3rd, 2017.