The University of Chicago — Instructional Professor in the Social Sciences Collegiate Division – Gender and Sexuality and Civilization Studies

The Social Sciences Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago is now accepting applications for a full-time Assistant Instructional Professor who will teach undergraduate courses in gender and sexuality studies and the Civilization Studies Program. The appointment is non-renewable, for a one-year term that begins September 20, 2022.

The Assistant Instructional Professor will teach six quarter-length courses or the equivalent during the academic year. The assignment will include two undergraduate seminars in gender and sexuality studies and courses in the Civilization Studies program, a part of the University’s general education curriculum that introduces students to one of the world’s great civilizations through direct encounters with significant and exemplary documents. Specific Civilization Studies courses will be assigned based on the successful applicant’s qualifications. More information about the Civilization Studies program is available in the College Catalog: Depending on curricular needs, the Assistant Instructional Professor’s duties may also include teaching BA thesis seminars or advising undergraduate theses in a related major.

The position requires a Ph.D. in a humanities or social science discipline. Experience teaching at the college level is required. Experience teaching or conducting research in gender and/or sexuality studies is preferred. Candidates must have completed all degree requirements no later than September 19, 2022.

To apply for this position, you must submit your application through the University of Chicago ‘s Interfolio job board at and upload the following: 1) a letter of application describing your academic interests and teaching background; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) evidence of teaching effectiveness, such as student evaluations or performance reviews: 4) a teaching statement; 5) a sample syllabus; 6) a chapter-length piece of writing; and 7) three letters of recommendation.

The review of applications will begin on September 10, 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.

Position contingent upon budget approval.

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