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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Honors College
University of Kentucky

  • Sep. 8, 2017
  • Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Honors College
  • 8C000: Honors College
  • University of Kentucky
    Lexington, KY
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Academic Affairs
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The Lewis Honors College is currently seeking a Director of Academic Affairs for a 12 month appointment, non-tenure track position at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. Field of expertise is open. This position will be responsible for teaching two courses per academic year (typically one per semester) of Honors level courses at the undergraduate level. The course taught will typically be the Foundations Seminar. The distribution of effort will be 20% teaching/advising, 73% administration and 5% research/scholarship, and 2% Professional Development.

The Foundations Seminar will be taken by all Lewis Honors College students and will be an intensive, interdisciplinary seminar will emphasize the development of analytical reading, writing, and speaking skills through the lens of examining the relationship of the individual to society. Students will examine human thought and imagination from various perspectives, including philosophy, history, literature, science, religion, and art. The course will pay particular attention to how the main branches of academic inquiry-humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, and arts and creativity-address the relationship between individuals and the social worlds in which they find themselves.

This position will have significant administrative responsibilities as the Director of Academic Affairs for the Lewis Honors College. This will include development and implementation of strategies for the Academic Affairs program including the shaping and management of the Honors curriculum. The individual will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Academic Affairs program which includes supervision of five academic advisors and assist the Associate Dean in day to day supervision of up to twelve lecturers located in the Lewis Honors College. This position includes program and budget management.

To apply, please include updated curriculum vitae along with a cover letter that details your experience related to the position. Please also include contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.
Application deadline is October 8, 2017.

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