Lecturer in Humanities
University of Chicago
United States


During the autumn, winter, and spring quarters of the 2023-24 academic year the Humanities Collegiate Division may have part-time teaching opportunities in various courses of its general education sequences (Humanities Core).


Humanities Core sequences that may offer teaching opportunities in 2022-23 are the following:


Readings in World Literature I-II-III


Philosophical Perspectives I-II-III


Greece & Rome: Texts, Traditions, Transformations I-II-III


Human Being & Citizen I-II-III


Reading Cultures: Collection, Travel, Exchange I-II-III


Media Aesthetics: Image, Text, Sound I-II-III


Language and the Human I-II-III


Poetry and the Human I-II-III


Further information can be found in the University of Chicago’s College Catalog, http://collegecatalog.uchicago.edu/thecollege/humanities/


A Ph.D. in a humanistic discipline is required to teach in all Humanities Core sequences.  A minimum of one year of experience teaching at the university or four-year college level is required.


Responsibilities include preparing and teaching seminar-style courses, holding regularly scheduled office hours, the preparing and grading of assignments and testing materials, and attendance at regularly-scheduled instructional staff meetings.


Depending on curricular needs, successful candidates may be offered between one and four classes in an academic year.  In 2023-24, the minimum per-course salary is $7,538.  This position is not benefits eligible.


To apply for this position candidates must submit their application through the University of Chicago's Interfolio jobs board at https://apply.interfolio.com/125885


Applicants must upload a current curriculum vitae; a cover letter that addresses professional and teaching experience, discusses approaches to pedagogy, and indicates the sequence(s) in which the applicant would like to teach; the names and contact information of three references whose recommendation letters may be solicited. Optionally, course evaluations (if available) may be uploaded.


In the event that a teaching position becomes available, we will contact applicants with the academic training and experience most appropriate for our available classes.  This posting will expire on March 31, 2024.


This position will be part of the Service Employees International Union.


This position is contingent upon budgetary approval.  Only complete applications will be considered.  For further questions, please contact Norah O’Donnell, Divisional Administrator, Humanities Collegiate Division, neo2@uchicago.edu

The University of Chicago is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

For help signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application please check out Interfolio's help and support section or get in touch via email at help@interfolio.com or phone at (877) 997-8807.

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