Lecturer in Instructional Communication and Research

Lexington, Kentucky, United States

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Job description

Requisition Number: FE01418

Department Name: 8M300:Center for Instructional Communication

Work Location: Lexington, KY

Type of Position: Faculty

Tenure Track Status
Non-Tenure Track

Required Education:

Master’s Degree in a Communication and Information-related discipline required.

Required Related Experience:

Prior teaching experience is required.

Job Summary

The Instructional Communication and Research (ICR) Division in the College of Communication and Information at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a Lecturer position starting in August 2018.

Responsibilities include teaching 4 courses each semester in the integrated communication skills (oral, written, visual, digital) general education sequence.

The College of Communication and Information offers undergraduate and/or graduate degrees in communication, integrated strategic communication, journalism, library science, information studies, information communication technology, and media arts. The College has an active research faculty with a consistent record of extramural funding and has been recognized for teaching excellence by the University. More information about the college is available at ci.uky.edu and more information about the instructional communication and research division is available at ci.uky.edu/sis/.

Lexington is in the center of the Bluegrass, an internationally acclaimed cultural landscape in close proximity to Louisville and Cincinnati. Lexington is a community of about 300,000 and is distinguished by its rating as one of the top 10 most educated cities in the nation (according to the U.S. Census), top 5 cities for young professionals (Kiplinger), top 3 mid-sized cities for lowest cost of living (KPMG LLP), and top 5 cities to raise a family (Forbes). More information on Lexington is available at http://www.visitlex.com and http://www.aceweekly.com.

Salary for the positions will be competitive and commensurate with experience.


Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?: No

Preferred Education/Experience

PhD preferred.

How to apply

To apply, please include the following documents along with nomination form:

Updated Curriculum Vitae
Statement on teaching philosophy (upload under Specific Request 1)
If available, you may also upload evidence of teaching excellence in the form of summarized teaching evaluation data (upload under Specific Request 2) and/or a cover letter (upload under Cover Letter)
In addition, please include the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Review of applications will begin May 7th and continue until the position is filled.

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.

The University of Kentucky is a public, land grant university dedicated to improving people's lives through excellence in education, research and creative work, service, and health care. As Kentucky's flagship institution, the University plays a critical leadership role by promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development, and human well-being.