Human Evolutionary Biology
Position Description: The Department of Human Evolutionary Biology seeks applications for a College Fellow in Human Evolutionary Biology, specializing in human evolution, anatomy or physiology.
The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2019. The College Fellow will have teaching responsibilities, with 25 per cent of the appointment reserved for the Fellow’s own research. Teaching duties will include teaching three courses or their equivalents. This will likely involve some combination of a lecture course, undergraduate seminar, one or more sections of the sophomore tutorial, and section teaching in a department foundation course. The Fellow might advise and evaluate senior theses.
Candidates are required to have a doctorate of an equivalent terminal degree by the expected start date. 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.
Fields: primate evolution, human evolution, anatomy, physiology, human functional morphology, paleoanthropology
Basic Qualifications: Doctorate or equivalent terminal degree in human evolutionary biology or related discipline required by the expected start-date and must have been received no earlier than 2015.
Additional Qualifications: Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching is desirable.
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.
The following documents are required:
- A cover letter describing your experience and interest in the position to which you are applying
- A curriculum vitae
- A research statement
- A teaching statement describing your teaching philosophy, goals, methods, and prior experience
- Teaching materials, including representative course syllabi and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching awards and evaluations)
- Three letters of recommendation
- Applicable only for those candidates who have not yet received their doctorate: A letter from your advisor confirming that you will receive your doctoral by the expected start-date
Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, 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.
Molecular and Cellular Biology
The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) is seeking applications for a College Fellow with expertise in chemistry and molecular biology to teach in the LS50 Integrated Science, a full-year, team-taught double course designed to introduce a group of especially bright and motivated freshman to the combination of biology, chemistry, math, and physics needed for interdisciplinary research in the natural sciences. 25% of the appointment will be reserved for the Fellow’s own research. The Fellow may also advise and evaluate senior theses. Doctorate or terminal degree is required by the start of the 2019-20 academic year and must have been received no earlier than 2015.
Position Description: The Department of Statistics seeks applications for a College Fellow in Statistics. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2019. The College Fellow will have teaching responsibilities, with 25 per cent of the appointment reserved for the Fellow’s own research. Teaching duties will include classroom lecturing, leading and training groups of teaching assistants, as well as advising and evaluating senior theses.
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.
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