Lecturer, Bridge and Partnerships Programs-Spring Quarter 2021 at The University of Chicago

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:


The UChicago Professional Education is currently seeking qualified applicants for part-time Lecturers to teach in our Certificate programs in Business of Biotechnology, Clinical Trials Management, and International Political Economy. Courses will be offered at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center in downtown Chicago and on the Hyde Park campus.

UChicago Professional Education is currently accepting applications to teach the following courses:

Business of Biotechnology

- Regulation of Biotechnology Products in the Global Pharmaceutical Market

- Intellectual Property and Patent Law in Biotechnology

- Building the Business Plan

- Capital Markets in Biotechnology

- Managing Operations and Board Relations

- Licensing and Collaboration Agreements

Clinical Trials Management and Regulatory Compliance

- Good Clinical Practices

- The Drug Development Process

- Statistical Concepts for Clinical Research

- Fundamentals of Site Management

- Fundamentals of Clinical Monitoring

- Project Management and Leadership in the Health Care Industry

International Political Economy

- Political Risk Analysis

- International Organizations

- Macroeconomics

- International Law

- The Politics of Globalization

- Money and Banking

- International Trade and Global Financial Markets

Those selected as part-time Lecturers will be required to perform the following:

-Facilitate instruction according to syllabus requirements, including learning objectives, weekly topics, readings, and lesson plans for class content (lectures, exercises/activities, and/or guest presentations).

-Develop and execute class content (lectures, exercises/activities, homework assignments and projects).

-Develop assignments and grading rubrics, must minimally include assessment materials such as a mid-term and final assignment and course participation.

-Provide assessment for all assignments and activities and feedback comments and grades to students via Canvas course site in timely manner.

-Use Canvas, our virtual learning environment, for course management, content delivery and communication with students.

-Lecturers are expected to make themselves available at least 1-2 hours per week outside of the classroom to allow for adequate communication with students.

-Attend all in-person sessions and be able to meet the demands of the specific course format

-Fulfill administrative responsibilities related to course management such as Canvas management, mandatory training sessions, meetings, etc.


Qualified applicants must have a graduate-level degree in a relevant field.

Candidates with prior teaching experience and/or relevant practical experience are strongly preferred.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter indicating their preferred courses and describing relevant background, a curriculum vitae or resume, and the names of at least two professional references.