Integrated Studies Program Full-time Lecturer

Mar 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Description: The Integrated Studies Program at Penn invites applications for two full-time one-year lectureships in the humanities for academic year 2017-18, with the possibility of renewal based on a review and approval of the Dean. Successful applicants will join a team teaching an innovative freshman-year curriculum across the liberal arts. Lecturers from the humanities, sciences, and social sciences will be expected to collaborate on all aspects of the delivery of the course, and influence its design and direction. They will facilitate seminar sections, grade assignments, and be expected to contribute to the overall intellectual life of the program. The position is eligible for University benefits. Review of applications will begin April 15 and will continue until the position is filled. Eligibility is limited to applicants who will have received their Ph.D. within five years prior to the time they begin their position at Penn (August 2012 or later). Application materials are to be submitted online at: Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, short writing sample, and the names and contact information of three individuals who have agreed to provide a letter of recommendation (one of which must be about strength in teaching). Recommenders will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit a letter of recommendation to the website. For more information, see The Integrated Studies Program is strongly committed to Penn's Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a more diverse faculty (for more information see: The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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