Lecturer in History
University of Chicago
United States


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 History of European Civilization in the 2023-24 school year. History of European Civilization is a three-quarter sequence in the undergraduate general education program that introduces students to European history. For more information about European Civilization and Civilization Studies, see the College’s online catalog: http://collegecatalog.uchicago.edu/thecollege/civilizationstudies/

Responsibilities include preparing and teaching a seminar-style course, holding regularly scheduled office hours, preparing and grading assignments, and attending staff meetings. The position is part-time, and it is not benefits eligible. Depending on curricular needs, successful candidates may be offered between one and four classes.

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.


The position requires a Ph.D. in a social sciences or humanities area relevant to European history. Experience teaching relevant coursework at the college level is required.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, candidates must submit their application through the University of Chicago’s Interfolio jobs board at https://apply.interfolio.com/126611, and upload the following: 

  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Teaching evaluations 
  • A cover letter that addresses professional and teaching experience and discusses approaches to pedagogy
  • Contact information for three references 

Review of applications will begin on July 7, 2023, and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed 

The University of Chicago is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

For help signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application please check out Interfolio's help and support section or get in touch via email at help@interfolio.com or phone at (877) 997-8807.

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