The Program in American Studies at Princeton University has an occasional need to appoint lecturers to teach precepts (sections) in our lecture courses, including our introductory course, American Studies 101: America Then and Now. Serving in a preceptor capacity requires leading weekly discussions, attending course lectures, meeting with the course instructor(s), holding regular office hours, and grading student exams and papers. Appointment duty time will depend upon student enrollment, and may be for one semester, or the academic year, beginning September 1, 2019.A Ph.D. is required. Please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interest, and the names and contact information for two references. Due to the volume of applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No letters of recommendation are required at this time. Candidates must apply online at: https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/11901Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.These positions are subject to the University's background check policy.
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