Tenure-track faculty position in Native American and Indigenous Studies
English, Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
October 3, 2022
Starting Date: 
July 1, 2023
Post date: September 2, 2022

The Department of English seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor who specializes in Native American and Indigenous Studies. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2023. The tenure-track professor will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. They will also be expected to contribute to the intellectual life of the Faculty and University by pursing a full program of scholarly research and course development, advising undergraduate and graduate students, overseeing independent research projects, and engaging in an appropriate amount of service. A doctorate in English or related discipline required by the time the appointment begins. A demonstrated strong commitment to teaching and advising is desired. 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.

Application Instructions 

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu). Applications must be submitted no later than October 3, 2022.

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 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. At least one letter must come from someone who has not served as the candidate’s undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral advisor. The deadline for receiving letters of recommendation is October 10.
7. Writing sample or scholarly publication, 25-30 pp

Those who advance to the next round will be expected to submit in early November the entire dissertation or as much of it as is completed (or, alternatively, a book-length publication).

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