Harvard University, South Asian Studies
College Fellow in Modern and Contemporary South Asian Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
Position Description: The Department of South Asian Studies seeks applications for a College Fellow in the field of modern and contemporary South Asian studies broadly construed. We are seeking a candidate whose work is grounded in at least one South Asian language and engages substantially with the humanities or qualitative social sciences. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2019. The College Fellow will have teaching responsibilities, with 25 percent of the appointment reserved for the Fellow’s own research. Teaching duties will include three undergraduate courses at the introductory and intermediate levels. The Fellow may also advise and evaluate senior theses and participate in the junior tutorial program. Please direct any informal inquiries to the department chair, Professor Sunil Amrith (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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 South Asian studies or related discipline required by the expected start date and must have been received no earlier than July 2015.
Special Instructions: Detailed requirements, position information, and a link to the online application are available at http://facultyresources.fas.harvard.edu/college-fellows-program. Complete applications, including letters of reference, must be submitted no later than March 15, 2019. For letters of reference, please provide in the online application the 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.)
Harvard University 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, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Office for Faculty Affairs, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
|Primary Category:||South Asian History / Studies