Temporary Full-Time Instructor in Psychology - 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 PsychologyRequisition NumberFE04046Working TitleDepartment Name8E120:PsychologyWork LocationLexington, KYType of PositionFacultyPosition Time Status Full-TimeTenure Track StatusNon-Tenure TrackRequired Education
A PhD in psychology or related field is required.
Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Job Summary
The Department of Psychology (https://psychology.as.uky.edu/) 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 position involves teaching four classes (12 credit hours) per semester. We seek applicants with a commitment to undergraduate education. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a range of undergraduate courses. The anticipated distribution of effort will consist of 100% teaching.

A PhD in psychology or related field is required.

Applicants must include the following: 1) letter of application (upload as Cover Letter), 2) CV, 3) Statement of teaching philosophy and interests (upload as Specific Request 1), 4) Evidence of undergraduate teaching success if available (upload as Specific Request 2), and 5) a statement on their contribution toward inclusive excellence in teaching, research, professional activities, and/or service (upload as Specific Request 3). 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.

Questions about this search should be addressed to Dr. Andrea Friedrich, Search Committee Chair, Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky (andrea.friedrich@uky.edu).

Review of applications will begin on April XX, 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
  4. Specific Request 2
  5. Specific Request 3
Optional Documents