Job announcement [updated: note new due date]

Visiting Lecturer, Curriculum Development

The University of Illinois at Chicago

Richard J. Daley Library

Special Collections and University Archives Department

 

The University Library is now accepting applications for the position of Visiting Lecturer, Curriculum Development. The Visiting Lecturer will use the holdings of Special Collections and University Archives to develop course proposals and detailed syllabi for Honors Seminars and other courses. Special Collections at the Daley Library houses collections of rare books, manuscripts, photographs, and artifacts with particular strength in the social, political, and cultural history of Chicago. Library of the Health Sciences-Chicago Special Collections documents Chicago’s rich history as a center for the education and practice of the medical arts. The University Archives at both locations is the depository for historical records of the University of Illinois at Chicago and contains selected papers of prominent faculty, staff, students, and alumni. More information is available at: http://library.uic.edu/home/collections/special-collections-university-archives.

 

Responsibilities: The Visiting Lecturer will develop course proposals and detailed syllabi for Honors Seminars and other courses utilizing the holdings of Special Collections and University Archives. Job duties may include teaching one or more of the courses.

Honors seminars are elective, one-credit hour courses open to all Honors College students. Information about course proposals: http://uic.edu/honors/fellows/seminarproposal.shtml

 

Minimum qualifications:

  • PHD, completed or near completion, in library and information studies, history, education, public administration, political science, or related fields.
  • experience in developing course proposals
  • knowledge of Chicago political history
  • ability to work independently and communicate effectively with faculty.

 

Contract Term: One-year appointment, with the possibility of renewal for a second year.

 

Salary:

Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. Benefits for a twelve month appointment include 24 days of vacation, 12 annual sick leave with additional disability benefits, 11 paid holidays; paid medical insurance (contribution based on annual salary, coverage for dependents may be purchased); two dental plans available; life insurance paid for by the State; participation in one of the retirement options of the State Universities Retirement System compulsory; no Social Security coverage but Medicare payment required.

For fullest consideration, apply by January 31, 2016 with cover letter, supporting resume and name, and contact information of three references to uic.libraryjobs@gmail.com.

 

Library Human Resources

University of Illinois at Chicago

801 S. Morgan St.

Chicago, IL 60607

312-996-7353

 

The University of Illinois at Chicago Is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Does Not Discriminate On the Basis of Race, Gender or Sex, Sexual Orientation, or Religion