Lecturer in the Divinity School - Islamic Studies
The University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

Posted in Education and Training

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The Divinity School at the University of Chicago is now accepting applications for a part-time Lecturer to teach in Winter 2023 and Spring 2023, up to three courses total. This appointment will involve teaching undergraduate and graduate (MA and PhD) courses in Islam and Islamic studies focusing on the religion, culture, and politics of the Islamic world. Responsibilities include preparing and teaching seminar-style courses, holding regularly scheduled office hours, preparing and grading assignments, and attending staffing meetings.

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.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a social sciences or humanities area relevant to the 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: apply.interfolio.com/112106.

Each application must include: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a cover letter (no longer than 3 pages) describing your academic interests, teaching background, and teaching qualifications; 3) a teaching statement (not to exceed 500 words), 4) syllabi for courses you have designed, if applicable; 5) names and contact information for three references; and 6) teaching evaluations (not older than three years), if available. If you have any questions, contact Sara Bigger at sfbigger@uchicago.edu.

The review of applications will begin on September 22, 2022, and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

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