Temporary Full-Time Instructor in Political Science, Lexington, Kentucky

Employer University of Kentucky
Created 07/09/2024
Reference 243463111
Country United States
State Kentucky
City Lexington
Zip 40502
Salary -

University of Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Posting Details
Posting Details

Job TitleTemporary Full-Time Instructor in Political ScienceRequisition NumberFE04122Working TitleDepartment Name8E110:Political ScienceWork LocationLexington, KYType of PositionFacultyPosition Time Status Full-TimeTenure Track StatusNon-Tenure TrackRequired Education
PhD in Political Science (International Relations)
Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Job Summary
The Department of Political Science in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky, invites applications for a Temporary, non-tenure eligible, Full-Time Instructor to begin August 1, 2024. The instructor will teach four courses (12 credit hours) per semester covering a range International Relations courses. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated record of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level.
A PhD in Political Science (International Relations) is required.

Applicants must include the following: 1) letter of application (upload as Cover Letter), 2) CV, 3) Teaching Statement (upload as Specific Request 1) and 4) a Copy of Transcript. In addition, please provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

The University of Kentucky provides comprehensive benefits which are fully described at https://hr.uky.edu/employment/working-uk/our-benefits.

Questions about this search should be addressed to Dr. Emily Bacchus, Department Chair, Department of Political Science ( emily.beaulieu@uky.edu)

Review of applications will begin on June 10th, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.
Skills / Knowledge / AbilitiesDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/ExperienceDeadline to ApplyOpen Until FilledYesUniversity 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 - 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 check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • UK Job Fair
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Academic Transcript
  4. Specific Request 1
Optional Documents


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