Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Honors College

Lexington, KY
Sep 08, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Lewis Honors College is currently seeking a Director of Academic Affairs for a 12 month appointment, non-tenure track position at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. Field of expertise is open. This position will be responsible for teaching two courses per academic year (typically one per semester) of Honors level courses at the undergraduate level. The course taught will typically be the Foundations Seminar. The distribution of effort will be 20% teaching/advising, 73% administration and 5% research/scholarship, and 2% Professional Development.

The Foundations Seminar will be taken by all Lewis Honors College students and will be an intensive, interdisciplinary seminar 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.

This position will have significant administrative responsibilities as the Director of Academic Affairs for the Lewis Honors College. This will include development and implementation of strategies for the Academic Affairs program including the shaping and management of the Honors curriculum. The individual will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Academic Affairs program which includes supervision of five academic advisors and assist the Associate Dean in day to day supervision of up to twelve lecturers located in the Lewis Honors College. This position includes program and budget management.

To apply, please include updated curriculum vitae along with a cover letter that details your experience related to the position. Please also include 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.

Application deadline is October 8, 2017.

Job Title
Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Honors College

Requisition Number

Working Title
Director of Academic Affairs

Department Name
8C000: Honors College

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

Ph.D. or terminal degree in field. Field is open.

Required Related Experience

5 years teaching experience.

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Preferred qualification includes experience in implementing programs

Deadline to Apply

Open Untill 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.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Ph.D. or terminal degree (field is open)
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
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    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • A colleague, friend, and/or family member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


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