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  • Company: Harvard University
  • Address: 02138 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States


Harvard University

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Committee on Degrees in Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Cambridge, MA

Position Description:

The Committee on Degrees in Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Harvard University seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality whose research focuses on gender in the global south. We seek scholars who will engage in interdisciplinary research, teaching, and advising, and who will contribute to the intellectual and administrative life of the Program. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2024. 

Basic Qualifications: Doctorate or terminal degree required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications:  Demonstrated excellence in teaching; experience advising and teaching diverse students.

Special Instructions:  Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal ( Candidates are encouraged to apply by September 15, 2023; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. 

1. Cover letter

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices)

4. Research statement

5. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.

6. Names and contact information of 3-5 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation on behalf of long-listed candidates. Three letters of recommendation are required for further consideration at that time. At least one letter must come from someone who has not served as the candidate’s undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral advisor.

7. One article or chapter, published or unpublished, that best represents the candidate’s research, preferably no longer than 50 pages. 

 The health of our workforce is a priority for Harvard University. With that in mind, we strongly encourage all employees to be up-to-date on CDC-recommended vaccines.

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, protected veteran status, disability, genetic information, military service, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or other protected status.

Contact Information:  Professor Jocelyn Viterna, Chair of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Email:  [email protected]

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