Humanities Out There Teaching Fellow - call for applications

Department: Humanities Commons

Post Date: March 20, 2017

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Humanities Out There Teaching Fellow, 2017-18

Application Deadline: April 21, 2017

Humanities Out There was founded in 1997 to promote service learning and public engagement for humanities graduate and undergraduate students. In 2015-2016, H.O.T. began a new partnership with the Bowers Kidseum in Santa Ana to provide afterschool program interns.  The museum setting and urban environment provide unique opportunities for exchange and engagement with children in K-8 grades. The Humanities Out There Teaching Fellow supervises up to 20 undergraduates each quarter. Duties include: leading weekly class for undergraduate interns; visiting the Bowers site at least once weekly to observe student tutors; reporting on and evaluating activities to Humanities Commons’ leadership; and participating in Humanities Commons events around public humanities and public engagement.

Teaching Assistantship: Fall 2017 / Winter 2018 / Spring 2018
Summer stipend following TA year of $4,000 to support dissertation research and writing.

To apply
Letters of application and C.V. should be addressed to Julia Lupton, Associate Dean for Research, School of Humanities. Letter should include:
• Brief description of dissertation project and its relationship, if any, to public humanities
• Relevant teaching experience, including teaching assistantships, tutoring, work in public schools, etc.
• Why you want to be considered for this opportunity
• Name of two references, including dissertation adviser

Email application (letter and C.V.) to Julia Lupton, Associate Dean for Research at by Friday, April 21.

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