Faculty Positions

Lecturer in Women, Gender, and Sexuality (Part time)

The Committee on Degrees in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality (WGS) is seeking applications for a lecturer to teach one course in the spring of 2022. The appointment is expected to begin on January 1, 2022 and end on June 30, 2022. The lecturer may be asked to evaluate senior theses. We are seeking gender and/or sexuality studies scholars in any of the following areas:

  • Palestinian and/or Islamic Studies
  • Ethnic Studies (Asian American and/or Latinx Studies in particular)
  • Transgender Studies
  • Technology/Information or Data Studies/Computing.

We especially welcome applications from candidates whose research and teaching engages perspectives from beyond the United States.
The appointment is for one term, with the possibility of renewal, contingent on performance, position availability, curricular need, and divisional dean authorization.  Relocation support is not provided for this position.

Application deadline: October 1, 2021.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States and have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. by the start of the appointment

Doctorate required by the start of the appointment.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching is desired. 

Please submit: 
1. Cover letter describing your teaching experience and interest in the position
2. Curriculum Vitae 
3. Sample syllabi for 2 courses 
4. Teaching evaluations from 2018-current (if available) 
5. Other: Names and contact information of three to five references (letters are not required at this time) 

We are 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.

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Graduate Positions

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.

Staff Positions

No current postings.

Undergraduate Positions

No current postings.