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Part-Time Lecturer in Religious Leadership and Chaplaincy

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University of Chicago Divinity School
August 1, 2023
Chicago, IL


The Divinity School at the University of Chicago invites applications for part-time positions(s) as Lecturer for Spring Quarter 2024.  The successful candidate will teach one course on Chaplaincy to graduate students.

The Lecturer will be responsible for syllabus and lesson-plan design, classroom instruction, holding weekly office hours, and the preparing and grading of assignments and testing materials. This position will be part of the Service Employees International Union.  This position is not benefits-eligible.


Candidates must hold the MDiv or equivalent degree.  Candidates must have relevant work experience in the field of chaplaincy; prior experience teaching graduate students is strongly preferred.

Review of applications will begin August 21, 2023, and will continue until the position(s) is/are filled or the search is closed.  Applicants should submit 1) a cover letter that addresses professional and teaching experience, 2) a resume or curriculum vitae, 3) a teaching statement, 4) the names and contact information of three references whose recommendation letters may be solicited, and 5) a sample course syllabus.  Optional materials: teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness.  Applications should be made online at If you have any questions, contact Sara Bigger at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement {The statement will be automatically added in Interfolio}

All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members.


We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at


The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.


Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email with their request.

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