The Social Sciences Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago is now accepting applications for a part-time Lecturer to teach in the undergraduate Civilization Studies sequence Colonizations in the 2022-23 school year. Colonizations a three-quarter sequence in the undergraduate general education program that approaches the concept of civilization from an emphasis on cross-cultural/societal connection and exchange. For more information about Colonizations and Civilization Studies, see the College’s online catalog: http://collegecatalog.uchicago.edu/thecollege/civilizationstudies/
Responsibilities include preparing and teaching a seminar-style course, holding regularly scheduled office hours, preparing and grading assignments, and attending staff meetings. The per-course salary is $7,319, and the position is not benefits eligible. Depending on curricular needs, successful candidates may be offered between one and four classes.
The position requires a graduate degree in Anthropology, History, or another area relevant to the course’s curriculum. Experience teaching at the university or four-year college level is required.
To be considered for the position you must submit your application through the University of Chicago Academic Job Opportunities site: apply.interfolio.com/116985 and upload the following: 1) cover letter describing your academic interests, teaching background, and qualifications for teaching Colonizations; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching statement; 4) a sample syllabus; and 5) three letters of recommendation.
The review of applications will begin on December 3, 2022, and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.
The terms and conditions of employment for this position are covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the University.
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