Tenure-Track Professor in Celtic Languages and Literatures
Harvard University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
United States

Title Tenure-Track Professor in Celtic Languages and Literatures
School Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department/Area Celtic Languages and Literatures
Position Description

The Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University, proposes to appoint an Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Celtic Languages and Literatures, effective July 1, 2015. Candidates must have excellent reading, writing and speaking knowledge of Scottish Gaelic and Modern Irish, and expertise in both Scottish Gaelic and Irish literatures. We are open to applicants specializing in any period who have a strong research interest in the cultures of the Gaelic world. Promise of excellence in both research and teaching is required as well as a doctorate degree by the time the appointment begins.

The tenure-track appointee will teach and advise students at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and will be expected to develop innovative courses at both levels. The appointee will also undertake administrative responsibilities in the department and be expected to participate in the intellectual life of the Division, the University and the wider scholarly community.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate is required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications

Demonstrated excellence in teaching is desired.

Special Instructions

Applicants should submit the following materials online through the ARIeS portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu): letter of application, statements of their research interests and plans and of their teaching experience and philosophy, a detailed curriculum vitae, along with the names and contact information for 3-5 referees. Candidates should apply by November 1, 2014.

Contact Information

Professor Catherine McKenna, Chair
Search Committee
Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures
Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact Email cmckenna@fas.harvard.edu
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, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3
Maximum Number of References Allowed 5


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