Harper and Schmidt Teaching Fellowship

The University of Chicago Society of Fellows will begin accepting applications on August 31, 2017 for four-year postdoctoral teaching appointments as Harper and Schmidt Fellows who hold the rank of Collegiate Assistant Professor.

The Fellows are members of the College Faculty whose primary responsibility is to teach in the general education (Core) program. Candidates should demonstrate excellence in their original scholarship as well as in teaching.

Applicants must submit applications to be considered in one of the two program areas listed below. Please make sure you review these options carefully before beginning your application.

  • Core courses in the Humanities
  • Core courses in the Social Sciences/History of European Civilization Core Sequence

The Fellowships are open to scholars in all disciplines and areas of specialization who will have completed all requirements for their Ph.D. degree no later than August 31, 2018. In most years, Fellows teach two courses (usually of identical preparation) for each of three quarters. Each Fellow also has the opportunity to design an independent course and each is eligible for one quarter of research sabbatical in the third year of residence. The annual salary for 2018-2019 will be $69,500.

The effective date for these teaching appointments will be September 1, 2018.

Application date
13 Oct 2017
Date of residence
1 Sep 2018
Duration
4 years
Country
America United States Great Lakes
Discipline
Humanities Anthropology, Ethnology and Folklore Archaeology Architecture Art & Art History Classical Studies Digital Humanities History History & Philosophy of Science Linguistics Literature Media Studies Music & Musicology Philosophy Religion & Theology
Required post-doc experience: 
between 0 and 99 years
Award granted
US$ 69.500 annual salary
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