Lecturer in Social Sciences
University of Chicago
United States


The Division of the Social Sciences at the University of Chicago invites applications for a part-time Lecturer 1B in the Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences (MAPSS) in the Spring Quarter of 2024. The successful candidate(s) will teach one course related to the practice of social science research in the non-profit, for-profit, or government sectors.

We are particularly interested in applicants who can teach courses of interest to graduate students in the Social Sciences Division and advanced undergraduates in the College.

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 be able to teach in person on our Hyde Park campus, either during the day or in the evening. Individuals with teaching experience are encouraged to apply.



Applicants must have a PhD or MA with relevant equivalent professional experience in their teaching area.


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/138445, and upload the following: 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume; 3) a detailed course proposal or sample syllabus; and 4) the names of 2 references.

Review of applications will begin on January 20, 2024 and will 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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