The Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences (MAPSS) at the University of Chicago invites applications for a position as Earl S. Johnson Instructor in History. This is a full-time instructorship, renewable annually to a maximum term of three years, beginning September 1, 2017. The successful applicant will teach four graduate courses in history, including one or two methods courses; advise MA students; evaluate MA theses; hire and manage teaching assistants; participate in program admissions, staff hiring, and student recruitment; help train doctoral student preceptors; and contribute to the intellectual life and administrative needs of the program. Prior teaching experience is required. Familiarity with the University of Chicago's faculty and academic resources is desirable. Applicants must have completed all requirements for the PhD (in History or other related field), including the dissertation defense, by August 31, 2017, and have the PhD in-hand by January 1, 2018.
Applicants must apply on the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website at http://tinyurl.com/m4xb4as. Applicants must submit the following materials: 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) an article-length writing sample, 4) three letters of reference, 5) the syllabi from past teaching, and 6) course evaluations or comparable evidence of past teaching performance. The review of applications will begin May 10 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.
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