The Department of Communication in the College of Communication and Information at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a full-time lecturer. The nine-month contract begins August 16, 2020 and ends May 15, 2021; contracts are renewable for additional terms. A Ph.D. in communication or a related discipline is required by start date. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching organizational and interpersonal communication courses. For information about the Department, visit http://comm.uky.edu.
The College of Communication and Information is composed of two schools (The School of Journalism and Media, School of Information Science), two departments (Department of Communication, Department of Integrated Strategic Communication) and an interdisciplinary graduate program. Nearly 1,700 undergraduate majors and 350 graduate students are led by more than 80 full-time faculty, who also teach in the university's core curriculum and serve students perusing minors and certificates in the College. The College also houses UK's independent student newspaper, The Kentucky Kernel, and the defending national championship Intercollegiate Debate Team.
Located in the vibrant city of Lexington, the University of Kentucky is a public, land-grant institution that plays a critical leadership role in promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development and human well-being. The campus is home to 30,277 students, 2,586 instructional faculty, 852 non-instructional faculty and 14,167 full-time staff.
The City of Lexington is a great place to live, work, and study. It recently appeared on USA Today's list of the top cities to live in. With a population of roughly 320,000, Lexington offers both the warmth – and lower cost of living – of a small city, along with some of the amenities you would enjoy in a larger city, including the arts, cultural events, and a thriving dining scene.
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Application materials should include a letter of application, a curriculum vita, evidence of teaching excellence (upload under Specific Request 1) and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. Letters of reference will be requested from semifinalists.
Review of applications begins April 20, 2020 and continues until the position is filled. Queries may be directed to Dr. Shari Veil, Department of Communication Chair: email@example.com.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Ph.D. in communication or a related discipline is required by start date.
Required Related Experience:
Experience teaching Communication in a university or college
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching organizational and interpersonal communication courses.
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.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.