Harvard University’s Committee on Degrees in Folklore & Mythology seeks applications for a Lecturer in Folklore & Mythology, with additional responsibilities as the Head Tutor (i.e., director of undergraduate studies). The appointment will start on July 1, 2023, or earlier if suitable. Teaching duties include offering three undergraduate courses in the concentration during the academic year, including F&M 97, a required course on ethnographic methods and fieldwork. In addition to teaching, the lecturer also serves as the director of undergraduate studies for the program, meeting with potential concentrators and advising undergraduates in the program on a wide variety of topics, including, e.g., thesis design, research and writing; course selection; IRB requirements; student record keeping; and other non-instructional educational activities, as well as participating in a variety of program meetings and activities.
The appointment is for three years, with the second two years contingent on performance, enrollments, curricular need, and divisional dean approval.
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