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Jointly-appointed College Fellow, Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality and Theater, Dance, & Media

The Committees on Degrees in Theater, Dance, & Media (TDM) and Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality (WGS) are seeking applications for a jointly-appointed College Fellow to teach three courses, with 25% of the appointment reserved for their own research. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2020. The Fellow may also be asked to advise and evaluate senior theses. We are seeking scholars who combine the study of performance with the study of gender and/or sexuality. Applications are particularly welcome from candidates whose research and teaching engages perspectives from beyond the United States. Applicants must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. by the start of academic year 2020-21.

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 is required by the expected start date and must have been received no earlier than 2016.

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 https://facultyresources.fas.harvard.edu/college-fellows-program. Complete applications must be submitted no later than March 23, 2020. 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. Letters of reference are due by April 1, 2020.

The following documents are required:

  • A cover letter describing your experience and interest in the position to which you are applying
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A research statement
  • A teaching statement describing your teaching philosophy, goals, methods, and prior experience
  • Teaching materials, including representative course syllabi and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching awards and evaluations)
  • Three letters of recommendation (unless otherwise specified on an individual posting)
  • Applicable only for those candidates who have not yet received the Ph.D.: A letter from your advisor confirming that you will receive your Ph.D. by the expected start date

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.

 

Tenured Full Professor, Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Harvard University

Position Description: Feminist and Queer Theory

The Committee on Degrees in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Harvard University seeks to appoint a tenured full professor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality. We invite candidates with expertise in Feminist and Queer Epistemologies; Women of Color Feminisms; Intersectionality; Queer of Color Theory; and Trans Studies. We seek candidates whose work has transdisciplinary and global reach/impact. The professor will teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate levels and will engage in program-building. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2020.

Basic Qualifications: Doctoral degree

Additional Qualifications: Intellectual leadership in the field; potential for significant contributions to the department, university, and wider scholarly community; demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring; and experience working with and teaching diverse students.

Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/9173) Candidates are encouraged to apply by October 1, 2019; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Teaching and mentorship statement
  4. Research statement
  5. List of courses recently taught
  6. A statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in the areas of teaching and research.

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.

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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.