Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Lewis Honors College
8C000: Honors College
Type of Position
Position Time Status
Tenure Track Status
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.
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
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
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?
Preferred experience in developing or implementing academic
programs, plus 5 years teaching experience.
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled
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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
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Where did you first see this position advertised other than
on UK's Online Employment System?
- The Chronicle of Higher Education
- Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
- HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
- Academic Keys
- Latinos in Higher Education
- A colleague, friend, and/or family member
- None of the Above
- Curriculum Vita
- Cover Letter