The Committee on International Relations at the University of Chicago invites applications for a Lecturer to teach 1-2 courses in the Master of Arts in International Relations. The appointment will be active during the 2021-22 academic year in the quarters of teaching, with possibility of reappointment contingent upon ongoing curricular need, satisfactory performance review, and budgetary approval.
The Lecturer will teach 1-2 courses oriented toward master's students interested in pursuing non-academic careers in international affairs. The Lecturer's courses may focus substantively on human rights, transnational law and crime, migration, and the craft of writing for broad audiences.
To be eligible, candidates must have a Master's degree in journalism and professional experience in journalism and/or with non-academic research organization(s). Priority will be given to candidates with experience in the field and with writing and reporting to wide-ranging audiences at different levels of engagement.
This position will be part of the Service Employees International Union.
Applicants must apply on the University of Chicago's website at apply.interfolio.com/88307. Applications must include the following materials: 1) a cover letter; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching statement; 4) syllabi for two proposed courses; and 5) two letters of reference.
Review of applications will begin June 25, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.
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