19 days old

Lecturer in Hispanic Studies

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Lecturer in Hispanic Studies
Requisition Number FE03448
Working Title
Department Name 8E690:Hispanic Studies
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education
Ph.D. in Spanish, or allied field
Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Job Summary
The Department of Hispanic Studies (https://hs.as.uky.edu/) in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky invites applications for a non-tenure eligible Lecturer position to begin August 1, 2023. The selected candidate will be appointed to a 9-month faculty position for an initial two-year period that has the potential for renewal and for promotion to Senior Lecturer after five years. The position involves teaching three classes per semester. Courses will primarily range from the 100- to 300-levels in the basic Spanish language sequence and Spanish for specific purposes. The ideal candidate will have experience attracting new students to the major and familiarity with Spanish as a heritage language and will be engaged with our Latinx student community. We encourage candidates with training, teaching experience, knowledge of instructional technology, excellence in teaching, and administration of the undergraduate curriculum.

A Ph.D. in Spanish, or allied field, is required.

Applications should include the following: 1) cover letter, 2) CV, 3) teaching portfolio (statement of teaching, sample syllabi, and representative evaluations of teaching – upload as Specific Request 1), and 4) a statement on inclusivity (upload as Specific Request 2): As a department and university, we are strongly committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, and working environment for all. In one to two pages, applicants should reflect on their commitments, approaches, and insights related to inclusion, diversity, and equity. 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/insurance-and-retirement.

The deadline for receipt of applications is April 2nd, 2023 

For any questions regarding this position, please contact the Chair of the Department of Hispanic Studies, Dr. Monica Diaz at monica.diaz@uky.edu.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 04/02/2023
Open Until Filled No
University 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 backgrounds, 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 background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2023-03-07 Expires: 2023-04-06

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