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Tenure-track or Tenured Professor

 

Harvard University

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures

 

 

The Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University, seeks to make a tenure-track, or possibly a tenured, appointment. Candidates must have excellent command of at least one Celtic language. We are open to applicants specializing in any period, and based in any discipline, with research and teaching interests in the cultures of the Celtic speaking lands. We would especially welcome applicants with an interest in environmental humanities, including environmental change, population movements, and/or landscape studies, as these are reflected in literature, oral tradition, archaeology and/or the historical record.

Promise of excellence in both teaching and research is essential, as well as a doctorate conferred by the time the appointment begins. The appointee will teach and advise students at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and will be expected to develop innovative courses at both levels. It is expected that some of the undergraduate courses offered by the appointee will contribute to Harvard’s Program in Folklore and Mythology.  The appointee will also undertake administrative responsibilities, commensurate with rank, in the Celtic Department and will be expected to participate in the interdepartmental and interdisciplinary intellectual life of the Division of Arts and Humanities and the wider scholarly community at Harvard and beyond.

Harvard University is 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, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants should submit the following materials online through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu): letter of application; curriculum vitae; research interests and plans; teaching experience and philosophy; as well as a statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas. Tenure-track applicants are required to provide names and contact information for 3 referees.

 

Contact info:

Professor Catherine McKenna

Chair, Search Committee

Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures

Harvard University

cmckenna@fas.harvard.edu

 

 

Candidates should apply online by December 1, 2019.

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.


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