POOL - Lecturer - 8270BR

POOL - Lecturer

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Position Overview

The Linguistics Department invites qualified scholars and professionals to apply for part- to full-time lecturer positions for the instruction of undergraduate or graduate courses. Lecturers are untenured, non-tenure-track members of the faculty. Appointments are typically short in duration over a defined time period associated with the development and/or instruction of course(s). Primary role is instruction with no obligations to perform research or service. The appointment dates will vary based on the timeframe for the preparation and instruction of the course(s). Generally the appointments will be temporary.

Application materials will be reviewed by the faculty and placed in a pool for consideration for developing and/or teaching undergraduate or graduate courses in Linguistics consistent with departmental instructional needs.

The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.

Job Description

100% - Lecturer
  • Prepare for and attend all class meetings. Provide timely feedback and instructor/student interaction with office hours and/or Q&A sessions. Regular weekly interaction is expected in courses.
  • Provide instruction for course(s). Classes are generally in a semester format.
  • Administer assignments, tests, evaluate student work, provide timely feedback to students, and assign grades.
  • Supervise GTAs where applicable.
  • Be available for students involved in classes taught. Hold regular Office hours for students in the class which may include a set time where students can contact the instructor, but must also include expectations for timely responses to student inquiries.
  • Adhere to departmental, college and university policies.

Required Qualifications

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in C.V., and (3) information provided from professional references.

  1. Ph.D. degree in Linguistics.
  2. Expertise on topic being taught as evidenced in application material (from educational and employment experience)
  3. Teaching experience (classroom or online) at the university level.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Evidence or testimony regarding excellent teaching ability at the university level.
  2. Experience teaching Linguistics content.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application will include a letter of application, a vitae detailing specific subject areas the applicant is qualified to teach and/or develop, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

Deadline/ Review Date: Ongoing
Estimated Start Date: Ongoing

Contact Information to Applicants

Prof. Joan Sereno
Linguistics Department, Blake Hall
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-3450

Advertised Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

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