TENURE-TRACK PROFESSOR IN WOMEN, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Committee on Degrees in Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Position Description: The Committee on Degrees in Women, Gender,
and Sexuality at Harvard University seeks to appoint a tenure-track
assistant professor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality whose research
focuses on gender in the global south. We seek scholars who will
engage in interdisciplinary research, teaching, and advising, and
who will contribute to the intellectual and administrative life of
the Program. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1,
Basic Qualifications: Doctorate or terminal degree required by the
time the appointment begins.
Additional Qualifications: Demonstrated excellence in teaching;
experience advising and teaching diverse students.
Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through
the ARIeS portal
Candidates are encouraged to apply by September 15, 2023;
applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and
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 on
behalf of long-listed candidates. Three letters of recommendation
are required for further consideration at that time. At least one
letter must come from someone who has not served as the candidate's
undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral advisor.
7. One article or chapter, published or unpublished, that best
represents the candidate's research, preferably no longer than 50
The health of our workforce is a priority for Harvard University.
With that in mind, we strongly encourage all employees to be
up-to-date on CDC-recommended vaccines.
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.
Contact Information: Professor Jocelyn Viterna, Chair of Women,
Gender, and Sexuality Studies