University of Kentucky, College of Engineering

Position ID:UK-College of Engineering-NTTLFP [#12348]
Position Title: Non Tenure-Track Lecturer Faculty Position
Position Location:Lexington, Kentucky 40506, United States [map]
Subject Area: Engineering
Appl Deadline: finished (2018/10/10, finished 2019/02/13, listed until 2019/04/10)
Position Description:    

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The College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a non tenure-track lecturer faculty position with teaching duties oriented towards hands-on first-year engineering education with a primary appointment in the College of Engineering ( This position will complement the expertise of our current faculty group in the First-Year Engineering program. All appointments are nine-month, renewable with a start date on or before July 1, 2019. The initial appointment for lecturer faculty will be for one year. To prepare for the fall 2019 teaching load, one month of summer support will be offered and applicants must be available for training during summer 2019. Opportunities to teach and/or participate in research in future summer sessions for additional compensation may be available.

Duties will include teaching 12-15 classroom contact hours per week, office hours, grading, supervision of teaching assistants and development of course materials. Multiple sections of lecture and laboratory courses will be offered each semester. Course topics include student success strategies, computer programming, software applications, hands-on hardware interfacing, teamwork and design projects. Lecturer positions do not have required research responsibility; however interest in engineering education research will be viewed favorably.

Lecturer applicants should hold at least a Master’s degree and at least one degree (BS, MS or PhD) in computer science, computer engineering or a related field. Individuals with experience in embedded computer programming, engineering design and/or teaching first-year college students are especially encouraged to apply. Experience in industry is also welcome. Applicants should have strong written and oral communication skills and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education using active learning, design projects and hands-on activities to supplement their lectures.

To apply, please visit the UK Jobs site here: and submit the following: • Cover letter • Current curriculum vita • Statement detailing teaching philosophy, interests, and experience • Contact information for at least three references.

For more information regarding this opportunity, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Janet Lumpp, Professor, Director of the First-Year Engineering Program ( Applications will be reviewed beginning December 3rd, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

To learn more about the First Year Engineering Program, visit our website at:

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, African Americans, and all minorities.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following item online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
College of Engineering
351 Ralph G. Anderson Building
Lexington, KY 40506-0503

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