Lecturer in Comparative Literature

Location
Illinois, United States
Posted
20 May 2020
End of advertisement period
28 Mar 2021
Ref
76111
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

The University of Chicago: The College: Humanities Collegiate Division

Location

Chicago, IL

Deadline

Mar 28, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description

During the autumn, winter, and spring quarters of the 2020-21 academic year the Humanities Collegiate Division and the Department of Comparative Literature may have part-time teaching opportunities in the Department of Comparative Literature.

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

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 master’s degree or equivalent (Ph.D. preferred) in comparative literature or a related field, and at least one year of experience teaching at the university or post-secondary level. The Department is particularly interested in applicants who study from a comparatist and translingual perspective.

Depending on the curricular needs of the department, the successful candidate may teach between one and four courses per academic year.   In 2020-21, the per-course salary is $7,000. 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/76111

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 28, 2021.

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

This position is contingent upon budgetary approval.  Only complete applications will be considered. Questions can be directed to Ingrid Sagor, isagor@uchicago.edu, Comparative Literature Department Administrator.

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