Overview

The Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Kentucky invites applications for one non-tenure track Lecturer position, to start in Fall 2021. The selected candidate will be appointed to a nine-month faculty position for an initial two-year period that has the potential for renewal and for promotion to Senior Lecturer after five years. Applicants must have obtained a Ph.D. in Chemistry (or a related field), have experience teaching at the undergraduate level, and be committed to teaching excellence. Duties include teaching general chemistry courses during the academic year, typically three courses per semester, in a large classroom setting. Experience teaching organic chemistry is highly desirable. This position also allows for 25% of effort on such activities as professional development, outreach, and service activities. Salaries are competitive, and lecturers receive full university benefits. 

Applicants should submit the following: 1) letter of application, 2) curriculum vita, 3) statement of teaching philosophy (upload as Specific Request 1), and 4) a statement on inclusivity (upload as Specific Request 2): As a department and university, we are strongly committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all. In one to two pages, applicants should reflect on their commitments, approaches, and insights related to inclusion, diversity, and equity. The research statement should identify the emphases of the applicant’s research program as evidenced by publications and extramural funding, as well as specific research plans and goals. In addition, please provide the names and contact information for two references when prompted in the academic profile. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system. 

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