Adjunct Part-time Position in Elementary Syriac

Harvard University

United States


Title: Adjunct Part-time Position in Elementary Syriac

School: Harvard Divinity School

Position Description:
Harvard Divinity School seeks an adjunct instructor/lecturer in Elementary Syriac to teach an eight-week intensive course on intermediate and advanced intermediate Biblical Hebrew from June 17 to August 8, 2019, as part of the Summer Language Program in Cambridge, MA. This is a summer appointment only and will not be continued into the academic year.
The teaching material covers the target language from the beginner’s level up to intermediate competency (equivalent to the first year of college instruction in Syriac). No prerequisite is noted for students in order to take this class.
Candidates for the teaching position should be competent in the target language and have proven experience in college/university teaching. The appointment title will depend on the finalist’s qualifications. Ph.D., or other advanced terminal degree required.

Basic Qualifications:
Applicants should demonstrate the following qualifications: (1) completed advanced degree and (2) substantial experience in teaching Syriac at all levels. Previous publications are desirable, but not required.

Contact Information:
Applicants may contact Karin Grundler-Whitacre, Director of the Summer Language Program at Harvard Divinity School, with 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.

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter

Optional Documents
Course Evaluation

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