Lecturer in Russian Civilization

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Illinois, United States
27 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
26 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Part Time

The University of Chicago: The College: Social Sciences Collegiate Division

Location Chicago, IL


The Social Sciences Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago is now accepting applications for a part-time Lecturer to teach Introduction to Russian Civilization II in the winter quarter of 2021. Introduction to Russian Civilization II is part of a three-quarter sequence in the undergraduate Civilization Studies program. For more information about Russian Civilization and Civilization Studies, see the College’s online catalog: http://collegecatalog.uchicago.edu/thecollege/civilizationstudies/.

Responsibilities include preparing and teaching a seminar-style course, holding regularly scheduled office hours, preparing and grading assignments, and attending staff meetings. The per-course salary is $7,000, and the position is not benefits eligible.

The terms and conditions of employment for this position are covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the University.

The position requires a Ph.D. in Russian literature or history or another area relevant to the study of Russian history. Experience teaching Russian history at the university or four-year college level is required.

Application Instructions

To be considered for the position you must submit your application through the University of Chicago Academic Job Opportunities site: apply.interfolio.com/81259 and upload the following: 1) cover letter describing your academic interests, teaching background, and qualifications for teaching Introduction to Russian Civilization II; 2) a curriculum vitae; and 3) the names and contact information for one references. The application system will automatically solicit a recommendation letter from the reference you list in the online application.

The review of applications will begin on December 6, 2020, and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

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