The Global Studies Program in the Social Sciences Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago is accepting applications for a full-time Lecturer in the Global Studies Program. The appointment is non-renewable and for a one-year term, beginning September 1, 2019. The Global Studies Program is an interdisciplinary undergraduate major in the humanities and social sciences with an emphasis on contemporary global issues and transnational processes.
The Lecturer will teach six courses, including the Global Studies major’s two-quarter core sequence on global issues. The Lecturer will also develop coursework that contributes to the Global Studies major and advise undergraduate thesis projects.
The position requires a Ph.D. in the social sciences or area studies and an academic background focusing on issues of economic, political, and cultural globalization or processes that deal with more than one region of the world.
To be considered for the position you must submit your application through the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website, https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu, select requisition #04089, and upload the following: 1) a letter of application describing your academic interests and teaching background; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) teaching evaluations; 4) a chapter-length piece of writing; and 5) the names and contact information for three references. The application system will automatically solicit recommendation letters from the references you list in the online application.
Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.
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.
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.
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