Lecturer, Division of Social Sciences

Illinois, United States
Wednesday, 5 August 2020
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 3 September 2020
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Archaeology
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Chicago: Social Sciences Division: Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences

Location Chicago, IL

Deadline Sep 3, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


The Division of Social Sciences at the University of Chicago invites applications for a Lecturer in the Master of Arts Program in Social Sciences (MAPSS, https://mapss.uchicago.edu/). This is a one-quarter, non-renewable position for Autumn 2020 (September 21- December 31, 2020).

The Lecturer will teach one discussion section of “Perspectives in Social Science Analysis” and one other course in their field (preferably, a course on methodology), advise students on course selection, attend regular meetings with other MAPSS instructional staff, hold weekly office hours, advise students in the early stage of developing an independent research project for the MA thesis, and participate in online community-building activities with the MA cohort.

Applicants must have the PhD in Anthropology or a related discipline. Prior teaching experience is required. 

Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago’s Interfolio website at http://apply.interfolio.com/77786 . The following material must be submitted: 1) a cover letter outlining your scholarship, teaching experience, and ability to teach and mentor students in two or more field areas in Anthropology; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a writing sample that demonstrates your academic writing abilities and ability to supervise high quality MA theses; 4) the names and contact information for two faculty recommenders; and 5) course evaluations or comparable evidence of past teaching performance.

The review of applications will begin on September 3rd and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

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