May 24, 2018

Lecturer in the European Civilization Core and the Program in Law, Letters and Society

  • The University of Chicago
  • Chicago, IL, USA
Full time Education

Job Description

The Social Sciences Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago is now accepting applications for a full-time Lecturer to contribute to both the undergraduate European Civilizations Core and the program in Law, Letters and Society.  The term is for two years, renewable after review, beginning September 1, 2018. The salary is $65,000 plus applicable University benefits. 

Duties include teaching a maximum of six courses, divided between European Civilizations and courses in support of Law, Letters, and Society. The Lecturer will teach a minimum of two courses per quarter.  The Lecturer is required to participate in weekly staff meetings, attend other course-related events, and hold regular office hours for European Civilizations while advising individual students and contributing to program development for Law, Letters, and Society.


 To learn more about these two programs please see and

The position requires a J.D., and a record of teaching at the college level.   Graduate training in history or related discipline a plus. 


To be considered for this position you must submit your application through the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website,, select requisition #03743, and upload the following: 1) cover letter describing your academic specialty and teaching interests; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) teaching statement that describes prior teaching experience and pedagogical approaches; 4) recent teaching evaluations (no more than three years old); 5) proof of J.D.  (copy of diploma or official transcript); 6) the names and contact information for three references.

This position is included in a bargaining unit represented by Local 73 of the Service Employees International Union. 

Applications must be completed by June 23, 2018.  Only applications with all required materials and reference letters uploaded will be considered.  


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 Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email with their request.


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