Department Name: 8W100:Martin School of Public Administration
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 email@example.com. 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/
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
PhD in Public Policy of closely related field
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University Community of Inclusion:
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