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The Department of the Classics at Harvard University seeks applications for a College Fellow in Ancient History. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2018. The Fellow will be responsible for three courses, comprising either three undergraduate courses or two undergraduate courses and a graduate seminar, with 25% of the appointment reserved for the Fellow’s own research. The Fellow may also advise and evaluate senior theses or conduct reading courses with graduate students, and contribute to the supervision of graduate research.

Doctorate or terminal degree is required by the start of the 2018-19 academic year, and must have been received no earlier than 2014. The appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. Detailed requirements and information, as well as a link to the online application, are available at Complete applications, including letters of reference, must be submitted by June 7, 2018.

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
Please enter the specific position(s) that you are applying to (e.g. Folklore and Mythology, History, Physics, etc.)

Harvard is 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, pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.