Lecturer in Philosophy

Illinois, United States
Wednesday, 3 June 2020
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 2 August 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

The University of Chicago: The College: Humanities Collegiate Division

Location Chicago, IL


During the autumn, winter, and spring quarters of the 2019-20 academic year the Humanities Collegiate Division and the Department of Philosophy may have part-time teaching opportunities in the undergraduate curriculum for majors and minors in Philosophy.

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

Responsibilities will include preparing lecture- and/or workshop-style classes, holding regularly scheduled office hours, and the preparation and grading of assignments and testing materials.

Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in Philosophy and experience teaching philosophy at the university or post-secondary level.

Depending on the curricular needs of the department, the successful candidate may teach between one and four courses per academic year. In 2019-20, the per-course salary is $6,861. 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 apply.interfolio.com/64481

Applicants must upload a current curriculum vitae; a cover letter that addresses professional and teaching experience and discusses approaches to pedagogy; and 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 opportunity becomes available, we will contact applicants with the appropriate academic training and experience. This posting will expire on March 29, 2020.

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 about this position, please contact William Weaver, Department of Philosophy, wweaver@uchicago.edu