Lecturer in International Relations

Posting Number: 03851

The University of Chicago invites applications for a Lecturer in the Committee on International Relations (CIR). This is a full-time, temporary position in CIR's one-year MA program in international relations. The appointment is for a non-renewable, two-year term, preferably beginning October 2018.

CIR is the nation's oldest graduate program in international relations, awarding the Master of Arts degree in International Relations to approximately 60-70 students per year.

The successful applicant will teach four graduate courses in the first year and five in the second year; advise MA student theses; and participate in admissions, student mentoring, and student recruitment. Specific course assignments will be determined by the faculty chair, and will include a mix of survey and specialized courses. We welcome candidates who can offer diverse methodological and substantive courses in international relations.

To be eligible, candidates must have defended the PhD by September 30, 2018 and have the PhD in-hand by December 2018. Applicants must also have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and advising/mentoring students. This is a union position covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the University and the Service Employees International Union, Local 73.

Applicants must apply on the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website at https://tinyurl.com/ybh2p3hx. The following materials should be submitted: 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a chapter-length writing sample, 4) Syllabi for two proposed courses, 5) course evaluations or evidence of past teaching performance, and 6) three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin September 23, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. Later applicants are encouraged to contact Paul Staniland, at paul@uchicago.edu for updates on the status of the search.

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