May 24, 2018

Lecturer in the Social Sciences Core

  • The University of Chicago
  • Chicago, IL, USA
Full time Subject Area Open

Job Description

The Social Sciences Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago is now accepting applications for two or more Lecturers to teach in the Social Sciences Core.  The term is for two years, non-renewable, beginning September 1, 2018. The salary is $57,000 plus applicable University benefits. 

Duties include teaching seven courses in either the Power, Identity, and Resistance Core or Self, Culture, and Society Core. Each 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.  The Social Sciences Core courses can be viewed at

The position requires a PhD in a social sciences discipline and a record of teaching at the college level.


To be considered for these positions you must submit your application through the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website,, select requisition #03749, and upload the following: 1) cover letter describing your academic specialty,  teaching interests,  and your qualifications for teaching in either Core sequence (Power, Identity and Resistance or Self, Culture, and Society); 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching statement that describes prior teaching experience and pedagogical approaches; 4) recent teaching evaluations (no more than three years old); 5) proof of Ph.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 29, 2018. Only applications with all required materials and recommendation 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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