Lecturer in Chemical Engineering

Job description

The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Kentucky invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Chemical Engineering. This is a non tenure-track faculty position at the Engineering Extended Campus Program in Paducah, Kentucky, with duties oriented primarily towards undergraduate instruction in Chemical Engineering. The initial appointment will be for two years and is renewable. The anticipated start date is Fall 2018.

The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for teaching core courses in the Chemical Engineering curriculum.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, and the priority deadline for acceptance of applications is February 15, 2018. To apply, please submit PDF files consisting of the following:

• Letter of interest
• Complete curriculum vitae
• Detailed statement of teaching philosophy (upload under Specific Request 1)

Please include the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit reference letters from your references within the employment system.

For more information, contact Prof. David Silverstein, [email protected] Information on the Paducah Programs can be found at: http://www.engr.uky.edu/paducah. Please note that, to be considered an applicant, an application must be submitted via the UK Jobs system.

Job Title
Lecturer in Chemical Engineering

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Department Name
8H090:OISTL/Engineering Distance Learning

Work Location
Paducah, KY

Type of Position

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Required Education

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering (or closely related fields).

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Applicants should have strong written and oral communication skills and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Prior industrial experience and/or professional licensure is valued.

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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.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Specific Request 1
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    Posted: 2/28/2018
    Application Due: 4/11/2018
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