Instructor Position in the UChicago Humanities Core

The Humanities Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago is now accepting applications for one or more one-year teaching appointments at the rank of Instructor to teach in the Humanities Core to begin on September 1, 2012. Responsibilities include teaching six courses per year – two courses per quarter. Classes are based on intensive discussion of fundamental issues and texts, with an emphasis on critical analysis and written argument. The position requires a completed Ph.D. in a relevant humanities discipline and evidence of teaching excellence. The salary is $48,000 plus applicable University benefits.

Applications must be completed by Friday, June 15, 2012.

To apply for these positions you must submit your application through the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website,, select requisition #01289, and upload a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, no longer than 3 pages in length, that describes your research specialty and teaching interests, and teaching evaluations. We will contact short listed applicants for letters of recommendation. Preference will be given to applicants who have taught courses to undergraduates in a research university.

Applications must be completed by Friday, June 15, 2012.

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