Arts and Humanities

East Asian Languages and Civilizations

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations seeks applications for a College Fellow in Digital Scholarship with a particular emphasis on East Asian texts and databases. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2017. 75 percent of the appointment will be devoted to pedagogic responsibilities, with 25 percent of the appointment reserved for the Fellow’s own research. The pedagogic duties will include: a) two courses on digital methods of textual processing and analysis for graduate and undergraduate students, and b) a one course equivalent consisting of training workshops and individual consultations for faculty and students in the arts and humanities interested in digital projects. The Fellow may also be asked advise and evaluate senior theses.

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

Basic Qualifications:  Doctorate or terminal degree in some area of East Asian studies required by the expected start date and must have been received no earlier than 2013.

Additional Qualifications:  A strong commitment to teaching, and demonstrated expertise in databases of East Asian texts are particularly desirable.

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, must be submitted no later than March 10, 2017. 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. (Please note that 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Linguistics

The Department of Linguistics is seeking applications for a College Fellow in historical linguistics. Expertise in a second area of linguistics, such as morphology or syntax is strongly desirable.  Teaching duties will include teaching Linguistics 104 (Word Structure), Linguistics 118 (Historical and Comparative Linguistics) and a third course yet to be determined with 25% of the appointment reserved for the Fellow’s own research.  The Fellow may also advise and evaluate senior theses.  Doctorate or terminal degree is required by the start of the 2017-18 academic year, and must have been received no earlier than 2013.  The appointment is for one year.  Detailed requirements and information, as well as a link to the online application, are available at http://facultyresources.fas.harvard.edu/college-fellows-program.  Complete applications, including letters of reference, must be submitted by April 30, 2017

Harvard University 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.

Romance Languages and Literatures

Position Description: The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures seeks applications for a College Fellow in Brazilian literature and culture. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2017. The College Fellow will have teaching responsibilities, with 25 percent of the appointment reserved for the Fellow’s own research. Teaching duties will include teaching 3 courses at the undergraduate level, although one or two of them will be open to beginning graduate students. 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 Portuguese, Comparative Literature, or related discipline required by the expected start date and must have been received no earlier than 2013. Strong commitment to teaching is desirable.

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, must be submitted no later than May 15, 2017. 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Slavic Languages and Literatures

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures seeks applications for a College Fellow in Russian literature and film. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2017. The College Fellow will be expected to teach three courses per year with 25% of the appointment 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, contingent on performance, position availability, curricular need, and divisional dean authorization.

Basic Qualifications:  Doctorate in Russian literature or related discipline required by the expected start date and must have been received no earlier than 2013.

Special Instructions:  Detailed requirements, position information, and a link to the online application are available at http://facultyresources.fas.harvard.edu/college-fellows-program.

Please submit the following documents through the ARIeS portal (insert hyperlink here):

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement and teaching materials, including representative course syllabi and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching awards and evaluations)
  • Names and contact information of at least three references who will be submitting letters of recommendation on your behalf. Recommendation letters should be submitted on the ARIeS portal. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.

Candidates are requested to submit complete applications (including letters of recommendation) by May 10, 2017. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Harvard University 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.

South Asian Studies

Position Description:  The Department of South Asian Studies seeks applications for a College Fellow in the field of South Asian studies broadly construed. We are seeking a candidate whose work is grounded in at least one South Asian language and engages substantially with the humanities or social sciences. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2017. The College Fellow will have teaching responsibilities, with 25 percent of the appointment reserved for the Fellow’s own research. Teaching duties will include three courses, at the introductory and intermediate levels, geared to undergraduates. The Fellow may also advise and evaluate senior theses and participate in the junior tutorial program.

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 July 2013.

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, must be submitted no later than May 19, 2017. 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Visual and Environmental Studies

The Department of Visual and Environmental Studies seeks applications for a College Fellow in the field of film and visual studies. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2017. The College Fellow will have teaching responsibilities, with 25 percent of the appointment reserved for the Fellow’s own research. Teaching duties will include teaching 3 courses to undergraduate and graduate students. One course will include film/video production. The Fellow will also advise up to three senior production theses and participate in other thesis committees as needed.

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 Film and Visual Studies or related discipline required by the expected start date and must have been received no earlier than 2013. Experience in both the conceptual approach to filmmaking and its production, as well in both fiction and nonfiction film. 

Additional Qualifications:  Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching is desirable.

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, must be submitted no later than March 27, 2017. 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.