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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Lewis Honors College

Employer
University of Kentucky
Location
Kentucky, United States
Salary
Not Specified
Closing date
Feb 7, 2019

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Posting Details

Job Title

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Lewis Honors College

Requisition Number

FE01737

Working Title

Department Name

8C000: Honors College

Work Location

Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Faculty

Position Time Status

Full-Time

Tenure Track Status

Non-Tenure Track

Required Education

Ph.D. or terminal degree by June 2019.

The ideal candidate will have a terminal degree in Business, Engineering, Humanities, Social Sciences, or Statistics, but all fields of expertise will be considered.

Required Related Experience

Demonstrated expertise in field of study.

Required License/Registration/Certification

n/a

Job Summary

The Lewis Honors College at the University of Kentucky is currently seeking a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer for a nine-month appointment, non-tenure track position. This position will be responsible for teaching six courses per academic year (typically three per semester) of Honors-level courses at the undergraduate level. One course (two sections per semester) will be the Foundations Seminar and one course per semester will be an Honors course in the Lecturer's discipline.

The Foundations Seminar will be taken by all Lewis Honors College students and will be an intensive, interdisciplinary seminar that will emphasize the development of analytical reading, writing, and speaking skills through the lens of examining the relationship of the individual to society. Students will examine human thought and imagination from various perspectives, including philosophy, history, literature, science, religion, and art. The course will pay particular attention to how the main branches of academic inquiry-humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, and arts and creativity-address the relationship between individuals and the social worlds in which they find themselves.

The Lecturer position may include responsibilities for special programs on an as-needed basis. Typically, the distribution of effort will be 75% teaching, 18% program administration, 5% research/scholarship, and 2% professional development.

Please include a CV and cover letter along with application. In addition, please include the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit reference letters within the employment system.

Applications will be reviewed beginning January 4th, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

No

Preferred Education/Experience

Preferred experience in developing or implementing academic programs, plus 5 years teaching experience.

Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled

Yes

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

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  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • InsideHigherEd.com
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
  • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
  • InsightIntoDiversity.com
  • Academic Keys
  • Latinos in Higher Education
  • Indeed.com
  • A colleague, friend, and/or family member
  • None of the Above


    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

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