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Lecturer of Entomology

Lexington, KY
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Job Title Lecturer of Entomology
Requisition Number FE01775
Working Title
Department Name 81080:ENTOMOLOGY
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education

A PhD in Entomology or a related discipline is required.

Required Related Experience

Strong skills in written and verbal communication, strong organizational skills, and a commitment to high-quality undergraduate education.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment (CAFE) is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a full-time Lecturer position. This will be a twelve-month appointment. Lecturers at the University of Kentucky have faculty status but are not eligible for tenure.

The Lecturer will be based in the Department of Entomology (ENT) and will teach undergraduate courses both in the Entomology and the Agricultural and Medical Biotechnology programs. Teaching responsibilities include courses such as Introductory Genetics (ABT 360), Experimental Methods in Biotechnology (ABT 495), Writing and Presentations in Biotechnology (ABT 301). The development of Entomology courses for on-line instruction will also be expected. The initial appointment is for one year, with potential reappointment depending on satisfactory performance reviews and availability of funds.

Required application materials include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio (upload under Specific Request 1), and graduate transcripts (upload under Academic Transcript). Please also include the names of three professional references when prompted in the application.

The application deadline is January 31st, 2019 or until a suitable candidate is found. Questions may be directed to the Department Chair Dr. Reddy Palli via email at rpalli@uky.edu

Salary and fringe benefits are competitive with those of other leading land-grant universities. For more information about the Department of Entomology please visit https://entomology.ca.uky.edu/

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in college or university teaching, and with good teaching knowledge of entomology, genetics and molecular biology.

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.

Posted: 2018-12-26 Expires: 2019-03-30

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