The Center for Latin American Studies seeks an advanced graduate student Preceptor to lead the BA Colloquium in Latin American Studies, a required course for Latin American Studies majors. The Colloquium meets 15 times throughout the academic year (1½-hour sessions every other week) to bring together the diverse cohort of senior undergraduate majors to enhance academic, peer, and career-development support. The Preceptor teaches the Colloquium in close collaboration with the Latin American Studies Faculty Advisor and meets with each student for a minimum of 3 office hours/quarter to provide individual support in the process of writing the BA paper. This position requires a full academic year commitment.
Primary Responsibilities include:
- Provide preliminary guidance in identifying workable BA Paper topics
- Coach students in the strategies of approaching a major research project
- Guide students as they acquire the techniques of effective research writing
Please find and submit the application online at: http://clas.uchicago.edu/