Harvard Divinity School’s Research Associate and Visiting Lecturer Program

Harvard Divinity School’s Research Associate and Visiting Lecturer Program

Deadline: October 15

Harvard Divinity School announces five full-time Research Associate and Visiting Faculty positions for 2016-17 in its Women’s Studies in Religion Program. Proposals should utilize both religion and gender as central categories of analysis. They may address women and religion in any time, place, or religious tradition, and may utilize disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches from across the fields of theology, the humanities, and the social sciences.


Positions are open to candidates with doctorates in the fields of religion and to those with primary competence in other humanities, social science, and public policy fields who have serious interest in religion. Selection criteria emphasize the quality of the applicant’s research prospectus, outlining objectives and methods; its fit with the Program’s research priorities; the significance of the contribution of the proposed research to the study of religion, gender, and to its field; and an agreement to produce a publishable piece of work by the end of the appointment.Applications from those whose degrees have not yet been awarded will not be considered.


Compensation is $60,000. The appointment is full-time, lasting ten months, and includes health benefits and reimbursement of some expenses.

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