Arts and Humanities

Germanic Languages and Literatures 

The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures is seeking applications for a College Fellow in German Literature and Culture. Teaching duties include providing three undergraduate courses, determined based on curricular need. At least two of those courses will be conducted in German. Examples of recent courses are: "German Literature, Culture, and Society," “Crossing Borders in 20th and 21st-Century German Culture” and "Germany and Europe." The Fellow may also be asked to teach German for Reading Knowledge. Twenty-five percent of the appointment is reserved for the Fellow's own research. The Fellow may also advise and evaluate senior theses. The appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year.

Detailed requirements and information, as well as a link to the online application, are available at:

https://facultyresources.fas.harvard.edu/college-fellows-program

A doctorate or terminal degree in German or related discipline is required by the expected start date, and must have been received no earlier than 2017.

Complete applications, including three letters of reference and sample syllabi, must be submitted by March 20, 2021.

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.

History of Art and Architecture

The Department of History of Art and Architecture seeks applications for a College Fellow in Japanese Art History. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2021. The College Fellow will have teaching responsibilities, with 25 percent of the appointment reserved for the Fellow’s own research. Teaching duties will include providing one undergraduate course and one graduate seminar each semester.

The appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year, contingent on performance, position availability, curricular need and divisional dean authorization.

Basic Qualifications: Doctorate or terminal degree in the history of art and architecture, with a focus on Japanese Art History or related discipline required by the expected start date and must have been received no earlier than 2017.

Special Instructions: Detailed requirements, position information, and a link to the online application are available at https://facultyresources.fas.harvard.edu/college-fellows-program. Complete applications, including letters of reference, must be submitted no later than April 30, 2021. For letters of reference, please provide in the online application the names and contact information of 3-5 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.

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.

South Asian Studies

The Department of South Asian Studies seeks applications for a College Fellow. We are looking for a candidate whose work is grounded in at least one South Asian language and engages substantially with the humanities or qualitative social sciences. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2021. The College Fellow will have teaching responsibilities, with 25 percent of the appointment reserved for the Fellow’s own research. Areas of preferred interest, corresponding to anticipated teaching needs are, 1) modern and contemporary South Asian studies and 2) Vedic studies. Teaching duties will include three undergraduate courses at the introductory and advanced levels. The Fellow may also advise and evaluate senior theses and participate in the junior tutorial program. Please direct any informal inquiries to the department chair, Professor Jay Jasanoff (jasanoff@fas.harvard.edu).

The appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year, contingent on performance, position availability, curricular need, and divisional dean authorization.

Basic Qualifications: Doctorate or terminal degree in South Asian studies or related discipline required by the expected start date and must have been received no earlier than 2017.

Special Instructions: Detailed requirements, position information, and a link to the online application are available at http://facultyresources.fas.harvard.edu/college-fellows-program. Complete applications, including letters of reference and two sample course outlines (detailed syllabi not required), must be submitted no later than April 25, 2021. For letters of reference, please provide in the online application the names and contact information of 3-5 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.)

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.