Submitted: 25 April 2024
Department: Human Evolutionary Biology
Institution: Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University
Job type: Other
Apply by: 1 July 2024
Application email: [email protected]
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The Department of Human Evolutionary Biology seeks applications for a full-time position that combines undergraduate teaching responsibilities. The position is initially for one year with reappointment for additional years contingent upon successful performance and review. The target start date is July 1, 2024.

Teaching responsibilities will entail co-teaching GenEd 1056: Human Nature in Fall 2024; in Spring 2025, the individual will teach Research in Cultural Evolution. This position will also serve as as a teaching assistant for two HEB courses, to-be-determined prior to the start of the Academic Year 2024- 2025.

The successful applicant will be hired as a Teaching Assistant at 0.5 FTE and Lecturer at 0.5 FTE in the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology. Basic Qualifications Doctorate in human evolutionary biology or related discipline required by the time the appointment begins. Additional Qualifications Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching is desired. Applicants should be knowledgeable about human anatomy, physiology and biomechanics and have experience in experimental methods.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials . Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

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

o Curriculum Vitae

o 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.

o Course title, course description, and syllabus for the courses the candidate intends to teach during their first semester

o Doctoral degree verification (for candidates who received their degree within one year of start date)

Contact Information: Andrew Yegian, Ph.D. Contact Email: [email protected]

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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