Lecturer in Language
University of Chicago
United States


The Department of Linguistics at the University of Chicago seeks a part-time Lecturer to teach Modern Greek during the Autumn, Winter, and Spring Quarters of the 2023-24 academic year.

Depending on the curricular needs of the department, the successful candidate may teach up to three courses in the academic year in Modern Greek language and up to one additional course in a related topic. Responsibilities will include preparing and teaching language courses using a highly interactive communicative approach, holding regularly scheduled office hours, and preparing and grading assignments and testing materials.

 In 2023-24, the per-course salary is $7,538. This position is not benefits eligible.



Candidates must hold a master’s degree or equivalent in Modern Greek, linguistics, language pedagogy, education, or a related field, have sufficient language proficiency to teach Modern Greek at the University level, and at least one year of experience teaching at the college or post-secondary level.

Application Instructions


To apply for this position candidates must submit their application through the University of Chicago's Academic Recruitment jobs board at: http://apply.interfolio.com/128958

Applicants must upload:

  • a current curriculum vitae;
  • a cover letter that addresses relevant professional and teaching experience and discusses the applicant’s approaches to pedagogy;
  • a maximum one-page proposal for an introductory course on Modern Greek literature, history, or culture; or on linguistics
  • and the names and contact information of three references whose recommendation letters may be solicited


Optional materials include:

  • Relevant course evaluations may be uploaded if available.
  • Prior syllabi of modern Greek language courses taught if available.


Review of applications will begin on August 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled or the posting is closed. In the event that a teaching opportunity becomes available, we will contact applicants with the appropriate academic training and experience.

Only complete applications will be considered. For further questions about this position, please contact Anastasia Giannakidou at giannaki [at] uchicag.edu.

The terms and conditions of employment for this position are covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the University and the Service Employees International Union. This position is contingent upon budgetary approval.


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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