Arts and Humanities

Classics (Ancient History)

The Department of the Classics seeks applications for a College Fellow in Ancient History. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2018. The Fellow will be responsible for three courses, comprising either three undergraduate courses or two undergraduate courses and a graduate seminar, with 25% of the appointment reserved for the Fellow’s own research. The Fellow may also advise and evaluate senior theses or conduct reading courses with graduate students, and contribute to the supervision of graduate research.

Doctorate or terminal degree is required by the start of the 2018-19 academic year, and must have been received no earlier than 2014. 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 http://facultyresources.fas.harvard.edu/college-fellows-program. Complete applications, including letters of reference, must be submitted by June 7, 2018.

Harvard 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, pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Germanic Languages and Literatures

The Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures is seeking applications for a College Fellow in German Literature and Culture. Teaching duties include: an undergraduate survey course in “German Literature, Culture, and Society” (conducted in German); an undergraduate topic course designed under the general rubric “Germany and Europe” (also conducted in German); and a third German language course based on curricular need; with 25% of the appointment reserved for the Fellow’s own research. The Fellow may also advise and evaluate senior theses. The doctorate degree is required by the start of the 2018-19 academic year, and must have been received no earlier than 2014. 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: http://facultyresources.fas.harvard.edu/college-fellows-program.

Complete applications, including letters of reference and sample syllabuses, must be submitted by May 19, 2018.

Harvard 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, pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Linguistics

The Linguistics Department is seeking applications for a College Fellow in semantics/pragmatics, language acquisition, and experimental methods. Teaching duties will include teaching an introductory Linguistics course, a course in semantics (likely at the undergraduate or beginning graduate level), and a seminar of the candidate’s choice ideally employing experimental methods, with 25% of the appointment reserved for the Fellow’s own research. The Fellow may also advise and evaluate senior theses and mentor and collaborate with students in the Department’s Meaning and Modality lab. Doctorate or terminal degree is required by the start of the 2018-19 academic year, and must have been received no earlier than 2014. 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 http://facultyresources.fas.harvard.edu/college-fellows-program. Complete applications, including letters of reference, must be submitted by April 15, 2018.

Harvard 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.

Media Practice (deadline extension)

The Division of Arts and Humanities at Harvard is seeking applications for three College Fellow positions in media practice. The College Fellows will work individually and collectively to advance media practice, art, and the public humanities across the Division. Each College Fellow will have a departmental appointment, with one College Fellow appointed in each of the following units: the Department of Visual and Environmental Studies, the Department of English, and the undergraduate concentration in Theater, Dance and Media.

Teaching duties will include one course each term: one undergraduate course and one course open to both graduate students and undergraduates. 25% of the appointment will be dedicated to divisional and cross-departmental outreach and initiatives, possibly including the creation of a digital platform for the publication of innovative work in the arts and humanities, and 25% of the appointment will be reserved for the Fellow’s own research or creative work. Fellows may also advise and evaluate undergraduate senior theses, and doctoral students pursuing a secondary field in Critical Media Practice (cmp.gsas.harvard.edu).

Ideal candidates could be (1) artists working in innovative ways with media, new and old, including the internet, 3D printing, interactive digital art, video games, sound art, virtual and augmented reality, computer robotics and animation, and analogue film and photography; (2) artist-scholars whose work and teaching integrate media in live, embodied performance (including dance), create mediated performance art with social and political themes, and sculpt social space through video, sound, and movement; (3) writers and teachers working at the intersection of media theory and the public humanities, who experiment with web-based publication and the digital expression of history, criticism, and theory; and/or (4) web designers and software developers whose work engages experimentally with the digital humanities and arts. Applications are particularly welcome from candidates whose creative work and teaching engages perspectives from beyond the United States alone.

Terminal degree in a field relevant to the departments above (such as MFA or PhD) is required by the start of the 2018-19 academic year, and must have been received no earlier than 2014. 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 http://facultyresources.fas.harvard.edu/college-fellows-program.

The deadline for this position has been extended. Complete applications, including letters of reference, must be submitted by June 20, 2018.

Please submit the following materials:

1. Cover letter.

2. Curriculum vitae, including a list of works, as relevant.

3. Creative/research statement.

4. Links to at most three representative samples of your creative work of no more than 15 minutes duration each, with a brief description of each work, and of your creative and technical role in it. These samples may be extracts of a larger work or a complete work. Please include links in your cover letter or upload in a separate document.

5. Teaching statement (describing teaching approach and advising philosophy).

6. Sample syllabus.

7. 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.

Harvard 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.

Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy is seeking applications for a College Fellow in Philosophy. Teaching duties will include at least two courses in value theory and either a third course or the equivalent in undergraduate advising duties, with 25% of the appointment reserved for the Fellow’s own research. The Fellow may also be called upon to advise and evaluate senior theses. Doctorate or terminal degree is required by the start of the 2018-19 academic year, and must have been received no earlier than 2014. 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 http://facultyresources.fas.harvard.edu/college-fellows-program. Complete applications, including letters of reference, must be submitted by May 14, 2018.

Harvard 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, pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Religion

The Committee on the Study of Religion is seeking applications for a College Fellow in The Study of Religion with specific focus on Islamic Thought and Practice, Modern Jewish Thought, Comparative Studies, or Religion and Politics. Teaching duties will include two courses in the specialty area and one course in the broader study of religion.

Because this is a post-doc, twenty-five percent of the appointment is reserved for the Fellow’s own research. The College Fellow may also advise and evaluate senior theses.

A doctorate is required by the start of the 2018-19 academic year and must have been received no earlier than 2014. The College Fellow 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 http://facultyresources.fas.harvard.edu/college-fellows-program. Complete applications, including letters of reference, must be submitted by May 11, 2018.

Harvard 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.

Romance Languages and Literatures, Latinx Literature and Culture

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures is seeking applications for a College Fellow in Latinx Literature and Culture. Teaching duties will include teaching three courses: the introductory Latinx Literature course (SPAN 75), an advanced topics course in Latinx literature and culture, and a seminar in the fellow’s field of expertise. The remainder 25% of the appointment is 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 2018-19 academic year, and must have been received no earlier than 2014. 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 http://facultyresources.fas.harvard.edu/college-fellows-program. Complete applications, including letters of reference, must be submitted by April 20, 2018.

Harvard 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.