Teaching Opportunity: WGS Senior Thesis Tutorial

June 12, 2019

WGS seeks an advanced graduate student to oversee the Senior Thesis Tutorial (WOMGEN 99A/B) for AY 2019-20. This group tutorial meets weekly until spring break in March. In consultation with the ADUS and utilizing the WGS Senior Thesis Guide,  the Tutor will develop lesson plans and group in-class sessions related to writing, argumentation, research, evidence, revision, editing, and citation practices, as well as time management and organization. The Tutor will hold designated weekly office hours for one-on-one meetings and feedback on writing. The Tutor is additionally responsible for the logistics and planning around the annual WGS Senior Presentations held during spring Reading Period, and will help advise students in preparation for oral exams. Must have previous teaching experience and the ability to work independently. Experienced graduate students, 4th year and up, preferred.  The salary for this 0.2 FTE position will be $5,520/term ($1,104/month).   Please send letter of application, along with CV and the name of 3 references, to Linda Schlossberg, Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies in Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Position open until filled. 

Teaching Fellows / Tutors

Current Harvard graduate students who wish to be considered for appointment as teaching fellows in WGS courses or as tutors for WGS junior tutorials must first apply for admission to the WGS Graduate Tutorial Board.

Harvard graduate students may apply by emailing a brief application form, c.v., and teaching evaluations (where available) to Director of Undergraduate Studies Caroline Light. Please allow 3-4 weeks for a response. Qualified students will be selected for an interview. Accepted members of the Tutorial Board receive early notice of all teaching fellow openings.

Priority for teaching assignments is given to GSAS G3 and G4 students and to students enrolled in the WGS graduate secondary field program who have not yet met the program teaching requirement.

Please note, applications for the graduate secondary field are taken at any time as part of a separate process. Students in the graduate secondary field program are automatically added to the Tutorial Board.