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Call for Applications: Harvard College Fellow in Medieval Islamic History
March 15, 2019
Harvard’s Department of History seeks applications for one or more College Fellows in the fields of US History, Modern European History, or Medieval Islamic History. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2019. Teaching duties will include three undergraduate courses, with 25% of the appointment reserved for the Fellows’ own research. Fellows will be expected to evaluate senior theses in accordance with Departmental practice and may also advise a senior thesis and help organize workshops.
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 or terminal degree in History or related discipline required by the expected start date and must have been received no earlier than 2015.
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. Please submit the following materials through the application portal by March 15, 2019:
- A cover letter describing your experience and interest in the position. Please be sure to note which field you are applying for in your cover letter (US, Modern Europe, or Medieval Islamic).
- Curriculum vitae
- Research statement
- 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)
- Names and contact information of 3-5 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once you have submitted your application. Three letters are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.
- 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