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Part-Time Lecturer in Civilization Studies - Colonizations

University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
$7,319 per course
Posted Date
Nov 4, 2022
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The Social Sciences Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago is now accepting applications for a part-time Lecturer to teach in the undergraduate Civilization Studies sequence Colonizations in the 2022-23 school year. Colonizations a three-quarter sequence in the undergraduate general education program that approaches the concept of civilization from an emphasis on cross-cultural/societal connection and exchange. For more information about Colonizations and Civilization Studies, see the College’s online catalog:

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 $7,319, and the position is not benefits eligible. Depending on curricular needs, successful candidates may be offered between one and four classes.


The position requires a graduate degree in Anthropology, History, or another area relevant to the course’s curriculum. Experience teaching 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: and upload the following: 1) cover letter describing your academic interests, teaching background, and qualifications for teaching Colonizations; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching statement; 4) a sample syllabus; and 5) three letters of recommendation.

The review of applications will begin on December 3, 2022, and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal 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 information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email with their request.

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