Assistant Professor in Elementary Education, Special Title Series

University of Kentucky

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Assistant Professor in Elementary Education, Special Title Series
Requisition Number FE00779
Working Title
Department Name 8G020:Education Curriculum & Instr
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

Qualifications include an earned doctorate, awarded by the effective date of employment.

Required Related Experience

Previous teaching experience in schools and/or at the college/university level desired.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Elementary Education at the rank of assistant professor in the Special Title Series. This position is a nine-month appointment, effective August 16, 2017. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application reviews begin November 16, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

This faculty member will have the responsibility to provide quality instruction to undergraduate and graduate students and work collaboratively with other faculty in the department and college. As a tenure-track faculty member, the faculty member will engage in scholarly activities that enhance teaching and learning. The faculty member will provide service to the university, college, department, community, and the profession. Further, this faculty member’s responsibility will include participating in governance within the department and college.

Successful candidates for this position must have an earned doctorate by the effective date of employment. Candidates should be exemplary educators in their field or should possess the potential to become exemplary educators. Candidates will hold a tenure-track appointment in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

Interested applicants should submit a UK Online Application at Applicants should include, along with the nomination form:

• Letter of interest (upload under Cover Letter)
• Curriculum vitae
• The names and contact information for three references who are familiar with the candidate’s work (upload under Specific Request 1)

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Laurie Henry, Search Committee Chair, [email protected]. Please note that, to be considered an applicant, an application must be submitted via the UK Jobs site.

For relevant information about the department and college, visit the following websites: Department of Curriculum and Instruction; College of Education

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Previous teaching experience in schools and/or at the college/university level desired.

Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
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.

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