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Lecturer in Government - American Politics

Company: Harvard University
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

Title Lecturer in Government - American Politics

School Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area Government

Position Description

The Government Department seeks applications for a Lecturer in American politics. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2021. The Lecturer will teach three (3) courses at the undergraduate level and provide formal and informal mentorship to undergraduate students, including advising and evaluating senior theses.

The appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal, contingent on performance, position availability, curricular need, and divisional dean authorization.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate in political science or related discipline required by the expected start date.

Additional Qualifications

Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching is desirable.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal ( Consideration of complete applications, including letters of reference, will begin April 5, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

1 Cover letter, including a description of teaching/advising experience and philosophy and comments on any efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging.

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Teaching Evaluations

4. One or more sample syllabi

5. Names and contact information of three to five 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.

Contact Information

Nara Dillon

Senior Lecturer & Director of Undergraduate Studies

Government Department

Harvard University

1737 Cambridge St.

Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact Email

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are 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.

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed 5

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