The Social Sciences Collegiate Division at the University of
Chicago invites applications for a full-time Lecturer with joint
responsibilities in the Public Policy Studies Program and the
Environmental and Urban Studies Program. The position is a
one-year, renewable appointment to begin the Fall of 2017.
The Lecturer will teach a total of six courses per academic
year, developed in consultation with the Director of Public Policy
Studies and the Director of Environmental and Urban Studies and
include the Environmental and Urban Studies core course “Human
Impact on the Environment” in the Autumn quarter. In addition to
teaching six courses, the Lecturer will be expected to serve as
adviser to students as they produce senior theses, and to write
letters of reference for students with whose work they are
familiar. The lecturer will also develop courses; guide
undergraduate research; supervise internships; coach students on
written and oral communication, both in the classroom and through
one-on-one mentorship; and identify co-curricular opportunities
that will contribute to the development of the students in the
program. Attendance at both programs’ occasional on-campus
gatherings and staff meetings is required.
This position requires a PhD in social sciences or public
policy. The successful candidate will have a background in
environmental law, policy, and politics; practitioner experience in
applied policy; and a record of teaching at the college level.
To apply for this position, submit an application through the
University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website:
requisition #03410, and upload the following: 1) letter of
application, 2) current curriculum vitae, 3) teaching statement
that describes prior teaching experience, pedagogical approaches,
expertise, and experience mentoring undergraduate students; 4)
sample syllabi; 5) teaching evaluations; 6) two published or
unpublished research papers; and 7) the names and contact
information for three references.
The application deadline is August 30, 2017. Only complete
applications will be considered.
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Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual
with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information,
or other protected classes under the law. For additional
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Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the
application process should call 773-702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu
with their request.