Lecturer in Theater and Performance Studies

Illinois, United States
26 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
28 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Part Time


During the autumn, winter, and spring quarters of the 2020-21 academic year, the Humanities Collegiate Division may have part-time teaching opportunities in the Theater and Performance Studies program.

Minimum qualifications are a bachelor's degree (MA/MFA or Ph.D. desirable), and a minimum of three years of professional theater experience.

Responsibilities will include preparing and teaching seminar- or workshop-style courses, holding regularly scheduled office hours, and the preparing and grading of assignments and testing materials.

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/76787

Applicants must upload a current curriculum vitae; a cover letter that addresses professional and teaching experience, 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 position becomes available, we will contact applicants with the academic training and experience most appropriate for our available classes. 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. For further questions about this position, please contact Vicki Walden, Theater & Performance Studies, vwalden@uchicago.edu

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