Part-Time Lecturer: Infectious Disease Epidemiology #PHS014

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS


Posted: 08-Dec-23

Location: Chicago, IL

Salary: Open



Internal Number: 116976

The Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Chicago seeks a part time Lecturer for the Spring 2023 quarter to develop and teach one section a course on infectious disease epidemiology in the Master of Public Health program ( ).

The course will build upon material presented in the introductory epidemiology course, covering in greater depth subjects such as transmission dynamics, types of pathogens, descriptive epidemiology of key infectious diseases,  surveillance, outbreak investigations, vaccines, screening, and infectious disease modeling. The lecturer will be responsible for developing the syllabus with input from the directors of the MPH program.

This class will be held in spring quarter which runs from March 20 – June 3, 2023. Courses are held for nine weeks, with the tenth week for a final project or exam.  The course may meet in the late afternoon or evening 2 days a week for a total of 3 hours, or once a week for 3 hours. The exact day(s)/time(s) will be determined in consultation with the Lecturer.  

The position is part time and not benefits eligible.  The terms and conditions of employment for this position are covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the University. 

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must have a graduate level degree in a relevant field.

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago's Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: .

Applicants must  upload: 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a teaching statement, 4) a proposed syllabus that covers the course topic in detail, and 5) names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will end when the position is filled.

For instructions on the Interfolio application process, please visit .

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, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, military or 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 [email protected] with their request.

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