Temporary Full-Time Instructor in English - Military veterans preferred

University of Kentucky


  employee   contract

United States

University of Kentucky

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

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job TitleTemporary Full-Time Instructor in EnglishRequisition NumberFE04055Working TitleDepartment Name8E620:EnglishWork LocationLexington, KYType of PositionFacultyPosition Time Status Full-TimeTenure Track StatusNon-Tenure TrackRequired Education
Ph.D. in English
Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Job Summary
The Department of English 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. The specific courses will be determined by the Chair of the English Department based on teaching needs. The preferred candidate will have a Ph.D. in English and be prepared to teach across the undergraduate curriculum. Teaching responsibilities may include courses in Creative Writing, Literature, and Film.

Applicants must include the following: 1) letter of application (upload as Cover Letter), 2) CV, 3) Evidence of teaching experience, particularly syllabi from courses taught (upload as Specific Request 1). 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. Sarah Lyon, Acting Chair, Department of English (sarah.lyon@uky.edu).

Review of applications will begin on May 1st, 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. Specific Request 1
Optional Documents