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Job ID: 186996

Lecturer in Psychology
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Jun. 8, 2022
Title Lecturer in Psychology
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 8E120:Psychology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Psychology - General

The Department of Psychology ( 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, 2022. 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 forpromotion to Senior Lecturer after five years. The position involves teaching three classes persemester and providing advising services to junior and senior psychology majors. We seek applicants with a commitment to undergraduate education. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a range of undergraduate courses and be able to serve as an advisor to psychology undergraduates. We are eager to further advance the diverse quality of our faculty. The anticipated distribution of effort will consist of 75% teaching and 25% service.

A PhD in psychology is required.
Applications must include the following: 1) 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 inclusivity (upload as Specific Request 3). 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

Review of applications will begin immediately. Deadline to apply is July 10th.

For any questions regarding this position, please contact the Chair of the Department of Psychology, Dr. Greg Smith at

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

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

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