Temporary Lecturer in Journalism and Media

Job description

The School of Journalism and Media at the University of Kentucky invites applications for an Instructor during the Spring and Fall 2019 semesters, for a one year contract.

Duties include teaching JOU 101, Introduction to Journalism; JOU 303, News Editing; and JOU 535-002, a section of Journalism History in Spring 2019. In Fall 2019 semester, teach JOU 101; JOU 303; and JOU 499, Sports Reporting.

The School of Journalism and Media is in the College of Communication and Information with master's and doctoral programs in communication, information science, and information communication technology. The College offers undergraduate programs in communication, journalism, media arts and studies, integrated strategic communication, and information communication technology. For information about the College and Department, visit http://ci.uky.edu/.

To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching excellence (upload under Specific Request 1). In addition, please provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. Letters of reference may be requested from semi-finalists only within the employment system.

Job Title
Temporary Lecturer in Journalism and Media

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
8M100:School Of Journalism & Telecommunication

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

Master's degree in Journalism/Media

Required Related Experience

Experience teaching Journalism/Media courses.

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Experience teaching in a university or college preferred.

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. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • 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
  3. Specific Request 1
Optional Documents





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    Job No:
    Posted: 12/20/2018
    Application Due: 1/17/2019
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