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Part-Time Lecturer in the Social Sciences Core (Self, Culture, and Society)

Employer
The University of Chicago, Department of Anthropology
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
$7,319 per course
Closing date
Nov 27, 2022

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Position Type
Non-Tenure Track
Discipline
General Anthropology
Hours
Part Time
Organization Type
Academic
Level of Experience
Entry-level
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Job Details

The Social Sciences Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago is now accepting applications for part-time Lecturers to teach in the Social Sciences Core sequence Self, Culture, and Society during the winter and spring quarters of the 2022-23 school year. Self, Culture, and Society is a three-quarter sequence that fulfills the University’s general education requirement in the social sciences. The sequence introduces students to a broad range of social scientific theories and methodologies that deepen their understanding of basic problems of cultural, social, and historical existence. More information about the Social Sciences Core can be viewed in the College’s online catalog: http://collegecatalog.uchicago.edu/thecollege/socialsciences/.

Lecturers will teach between one and four sections of the Self, Culture, and Society, depending on curricular needs. Responsibilities include preparing and teaching a seminar-style course, holding regularly scheduled office hours, preparing and grading assignments, and attending weekly staff meetings. The per-course salary is $7,319, and the position is not benefits eligible.  

Qualifications

The position requires a Ph.D. in a social science discipline and is open to applicants who will have completed all requirements for their Ph.D. no later than December 31, 2023. Applicants must have a record of teaching at the college level, preferably in seminar-style general education courses that engage students in close reading and discussion.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, you must submit your application through the University of Chicago ‘s Interfolio job board at apply.interfolio.com/116111 and upload the following: 1) a letter of application describing your academic interests and teaching background; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) evidence of teaching effectiveness, such as student evaluations or performance reviews; 4) a teaching statement; 6) a chapter-length piece of writing; and 7) three letters of recommendation. Only complete applications will be considered.

The review of applications will begin on November 18, 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

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.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

Company

The University of Chicago (UChicagoU of C, or Chicago) is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1890, its main campus is located in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood. It enrolled 16,445 students in Fall 2019, including 6,286 undergraduates and 10,159 graduate students. The University of Chicago is ranked among the best universities in the world by major education publications, and it is among the most selective in the United States

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Telephone
(773) 834-4810
Location
1116 East 59th Street
Chicago
IL
60637
United States
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