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Apr 27 2018

Full-Time Lecturer and Associate Director of Undergraduate Research

The University of Chicago Chicago, Illinois, United States

The University of Chicago invites applications for a Lecturer in the Department of History. This is a new, full-time position with responsibility for teaching in the History major, academic advising, and administration of the undergraduate program under the guidance of the department chair and faculty Director of Undergraduate Studies. The initial appointment is for a two-year term, preferably beginning September 2018, renewable based upon a performance review. The salary is competitive and includes benefits.

The Lecturer will teach five courses per year, distributed over three quarters. One of these will be a new introductory course on historiography for prospective or newly declared History majors and minors. The remaining course assignments will be determined annually with the Director of Undergraduate Studies. The department is particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the methodological training of History majors and minors by teaching courses on topics such as Quantitative Methods for Historians, Public History, and Digital Methods.

In addition to teaching, the Lecturer will advise History majors on curricular and co-curricular opportunities, organize activities to promote and enrich the History program, and work with the Director of Undergraduate Studies to administer the major and minor.

Candidates should have completed all requirements for the PhD degree in History and have a record of undergraduate teaching and administrative experience. Applicants must apply on line at https://tinyurl.com/ydfvo9cr. Please submit 1) a cover letter in which you address your administrative and advising qualifications for this position 2) a curriculum vitae 3) three letters of recommendation 4) a teaching statement and syllabi for two proposed courses 5) course evaluations or other evidence of past teaching performance. Reference letter submission information will be provided during the application process. Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled or closed.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.

Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Full-Time.

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