The Division of Social Sciences at the University of Chicago invites applications for appointment as part-time Lecturer in the Department of Comparative Human Development to teach four courses during the 2018-19 academic year. The successful candidate will be appointed for two consecutive academic quarters (either autumn-winter or winter-spring), and will teach two courses per quarter. Subject to the approval of the department chair, the candidate will design and offer three courses appropriate as electives in the department's undergraduate major and one course appropriate as an elective for MA and PhD students. Priority will be given to candidates who can offer courses with a disciplinary focus in anthropology, a substantive focus on religion, gender/sexuality, health, and education, and at least one methodological course offering. Applicants must have the PhD in hand by the start of the appointment. Prior teaching in interdisciplinary training or scholarship is required.
The Department of Comparative Human Development examines issues of central concern to socio-cultural anthropology, medial anthropology, comparative education, behavioral biology, language and thought, and cultural and developmental psychology.
Applications must be submitted online via the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website at https://tinyurl.com/y9jqn2fl. Applicants must submit the following materials: 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) course packet that includes descriptions and syllabi of three or more proposed courses, and 4) two letters of recommendation. Candidates should indicate their choice of the specific quarter(s) for teaching and the course load in the cover letter.
Review of applications will begin on September 7, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.
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 http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.
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