Adjunct Position in Elementary Coptic
Harvard University Harvard Divinity School
United States


Title Adjunct Part-time Position in Elementary Coptic (I and II))

School Harvard Divinity School

Position Description

Harvard Divinity School seeks to appoint an adjunct instructor/lecturer in Elementary Coptic to teach two courses (one course each semester) during the fall and spring semester 2020-21 (online or in person — depending on developments related to COVID-19 in 2020-21). The candidate is expected to teach undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students in the two courses on the Coptic language. The course covers basic Sahidic Coptic grammar and syntax, with selected readings from the Coptic Bible and other early texts.

The course must be open and accessible to the Divinity School’s diverse and multi-religious student body. The appointment title will depend on the finalist’s qualifications.

Basic Qualifications

Applicants should demonstrate the following qualifications: (1) completed advanced degree (PhD or ABD candidates preferred), (2) prior experience teaching at the graduate level, and (3) sensibility to a multi-religious, diverse student body. Publications in the field are desirable, though not required.

Harvard Divinity School does not provide visa sponsorship for adjunct teaching positions. Please note that attorneys representing individuals are not authorized to file visa petitions on behalf of Harvard Divinity School.

Special Instructions

Please also submit the following materials with your application:

1) Curriculum vitae
2) Application letter
3) List of three references

Contact Information

Applicants may contact Margie Jenkins, Office for Academic Affairs at Harvard Divinity School, with any questions regarding the position.

Contact Email

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.

Maximum Number of References Allowed 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

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