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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer of Public Policy and Administration

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Lecturer or Senior Lecturer of Public Policy and Administration
Requisition Number FE02266
Working Title
Department Name 8W100:Martin School of Public Administration
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education


Required Related Experience

PhD in Public Policy of closely related field

Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

The Martin School of Public Administration at the University of Kentucky seeks applicants for a full-time Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (9-month appointment, non-tenure track) beginning August 2020. Lecturers are vital to the teaching mission and vibrant undergraduate program in the School. The successful candidate should have prior teaching experience. One to the three years of work experience in the government or non-profit sector is preferable, but not required. Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in public policy or closely related fields by the time the appointment begins.

Responsibilities will include teaching in the new undergraduate public policy major and will serve as the Director of Undergraduate Studies. The successful candidate will also help in the development of the undergraduate curriculum. The initial contract is for two years and may be renewed, subject to performance. Lecturers are eligible for promotion to the rank of Senior Lecturer after a minimum of 5 years of continuous full-time service.

The Martin School is traditionally ranked in the top 25 public affairs programs according to U.S. News and World Report and is entering an exciting new period with a new undergraduate major in public policy.

Applications must include the following: a letter of application (upload under cover letter), curriculum vitae, statement of university teaching experience and philosophy (upload under Specific Request 1), sample course syllabi (upload under Specific Request 2), summary of teaching evaluations (upload under Specific Request 3), and contact information for three professional references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

For questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Ron Zimmer at ron.zimmer@uky.edu. The search will remain open until the position is filled. However, the Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately. For more information about the Martin School, please visit http://www.martin.uky.edu/

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/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.

Posted: 2020-01-27 Expires: 2020-04-27

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