Chicago, IL: LECTURER IN CINEMA & MEDIA STUDIES (University of Chicago)  


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01/07/2019 11:59 pm  

JOB ID:-48252

During the autumn, winter, and spring quarters of the 2019-20 academic year the Humanities Collegiate Division and the Department of Cinema & Media Studies may have part-time teaching opportunities either in the Art-Music-Drama General Education (Core) courses, or in the undergraduate curriculum for majors and minors in Cinema & Media Studies.

Further information about the Department of Cinema & Media Studies can be found in the University of Chicago s College Catalog,

Responsibilities will include preparing lecture- and/or workshop-style classes, holding regularly scheduled office hours, and the preparation and grading of assignments and testing materials.

Minimum qualifications are a master s degree or equivalent (Ph.D. preferred) in cinema/film studies or a related field, and at least one year of experience teaching cinema/film studies at the university or post-secondary level.

Depending on the curricular needs of the department, the successful candidate may teach between one and four courses per academic year. In 2019-20, the per-course salary is $6,861. This position is not benefits eligible.

To apply for this position candidates must submit their application through the University of Chicago’s Interfolio jobs board at

Applicants must upload a current curriculum vitae; a cover letter that addresses professional and teaching experience and discusses approaches to pedagogy; two sample syllabi; and the names and contact information of three references whose recommendation letters may be solicited. Optionally, course evaluations (if available) may be uploaded.

In the event that a teaching opportunity becomes available, we will contact applicants with the appropriate academic training and experience. This posting will expire on March 29, 2020.

This position will be part of the Service Employees International Union.

This position is contingent upon budgetary approval. Only complete applications will be considered. For further questions about this position, please contact Traci Verleyen, Department of Cinema & Media Studies,



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